- Category: Conservation & Environmental
- Published: Monday, 15 July 2013 17:59
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The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food works with farmers and ranchers through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the soil, water, air, plants, and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems.
Well planned and managed livestock grazing is an important landscape scale tool for maintaining healthy rangelands, watersheds, and wildlife habitats, and that healthy rangelands contribute to a healthy livestock industry and productive rural economies.
- Utah Conservation Commission
- Utah Conservation Districts
- Agriculture Loans (ARDL, Rural Rehab, Petroleum Storage Tank and State Revolving Fund Water Quality Loans)
- Agriculture Certificate of Environmental Stewardship (ACES)
See information about the ACES program.
- Ag Land Preservation
- Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)
- Conservation Easements
- Conservation Planning
- Coordinated Resource Management Planning
- Utah Grazing Improvement Program (UGIP)
- Utah Agriculture Conservation Tracking System (ACTS)
- Ground Water
- Utah Invasive Species Program (ISM)