Links of Interest
Agriculture Research from the University Sources
The Agricultural Communications Document Center - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of California - Increasing genetic diversity of honey bees needed
Utah State University - Sage Grouse Research on Diamond Mountain
Links for the News Media and Public
WUSATA Provides Tailored Media Services for Ag. business stories.
Ag story tips for general media reporters
Background on topics such as: GMOs, Food Biotechnology, Pesticides, Organics, and more.
Discussion on GMOs in our foods.
General Links of Interest & Media Articles
Access AgDay. The latest on everything agriculture.
Box Elder adopts state's first sage grouse plan.
Must see video on US jobs and agriculture.
See the Senate blog about livestock and fire reduction
TIME Magazine, Dr. Oz, What to Eat, and Supplements.
Agriculture Sustainability Task Force findings aired on "The County Seat" public affaris program on ABC-4 Utah.
Western Livestock Journal (March, 2012) Utah program puts science to work for grazers
Child Labor Provisions Threaten Traditional Work on Farms
Attention Whole Foods Shoppers - Stop obsessing about arugula. Your "sustainable" mantra -- organic, local, and slow -- is no recipe for saving the world's hungry millions.
Animal rights groups seek veto of Utah's 'ag-gag' bill
PETA Killed 95% Of Pets In Its Care In 2011, Watchdog Group Charges
Della Ranches: Working the Range the Environmental Way. Deseret News article.
Utah agriculture featured in the January 2012 edition of John Deere's The Furrow Magazine. (look for the video on time-controlled grazing)
The enviro litigation industry at work at Duck Creek
Utah Business Magazine - Food for Thought
Rangeland and Ecology Management article on the impact of drought on Utah ranching
Interview with Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Cows Eat Grass With A Side-Order of Weeds, Please
Keep this deadly flu formula a secret, or the world could suffer
Details Of Lab-Made Bird Flu Won't Be Revealed
Giving Babies Salty Food May Create A Preference
Agriculture Task Force Makes 29 Recommendations for protecting Utah agriculture.
Read the summary and action items. Read the news release.
News article on Task Force Recommendations
New York Times On-Line Columnist, Mark Bittman on valuing locally-produced food
Economic Impact of Utah Agriculture 2010
Agriculture Plays a Key Role in Utah Economy
Editorial on Preserving Farmland
Most Utahns Want to Use Food Sales Tax to Preserve Farmland
Who’ll Control Wolves in Utah?
Agriculture Commissioner Takes Long-Term View
Food Production a Bright Spot in Gloomy Economy
News Coverage of farmer opposition to proposed Davis/Weber highway