Why isn’t food security and the preservation of farms and fertile soil and water an issue in Utah? Fights in Costco and grocery stores over scarce food items during Covid-19 demonstrate that food security and preservation of farms must be a greater concern of Utah political leaders. This past spring we had a small window into what happens when food insecurity and the … [Read more...]
Why Are Beef Prices Skyrocketing? Can Utah Ranchers Survive?
Covid-19 has revealed the huge problem Utah cattle ranchers face due to multinational corps controlling beef processing. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST WATCH THE VIDEO In Utah and the west cattle ranching in our rural areas is one of the most defining characteristics of what most would consider our cultural heritage. But today more than ever, rural Utah ranchers and small towns … [Read more...]
Solar farms present opportunity for sheep ranchers in Utah
It's not unusual to see sprawling solar farms now-a-days but, what the heck are those sheep doing? Tradition thrives along with new technology Hearing someone refer to themselves as an entrepreneur usually conjures up a certain stereotype: the young, hoodie-wearing, manic visionary pushing the latest techno breakthrough, or everyday types in their best suits … [Read more...]