Agriculture

Agriculture

Agriculture protection designation fails farmers

Farm

In a county burgeoning with growth, a Utah County farm pursued a curious path to remove its agriculture protection area status. It was approved by the commissioners last week. Why would a Utah farm seek removal of guaranteed protections? Harassment, for one. The 10-acre Dixon Mink Ranch has...


Agriculture

Dairy West: A partnership among western dairy farmers

Karianne Fallow

Dairy farming is tough business. The work is arduous, the hours are long (sometimes unending) and the market pressures are intense. Even in the face of these challenges, dairy farmers are generally optimistic and hopeful about the future. And they care deeply about their families, their animals and...


Agriculture

Western Weber Co. residents tout rural appeal, planners aim for balanced growth

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Some worry about looming development in the area, and Ron Stewart, for one, cites the ‘country smell, open spaces, sunsets’ of the zone.

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