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Farm Bill

USDA Reminds Farmers of 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance Changes

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today reminded producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026). The Farm Bill relinked…

Utah Building Lots

Lot production in Utah

Utah ranks 9th in 2Q 2014 lot production according to Metrostudy, a leading construction research firm. If you have driven around the state you have noticed the amount of new subdivisions being improved. We have included the Metrostudy article below….

Farm Land

U.S. Farm Production Expenditures Top $367 Billion in 2013

Farm Land Values Maintain Upward Climb WASHINGTON, August 01, 2014  – U.S. farmers spent $367.3 billion on agricultural production in 2013, a 2.0 percent increase from 2012, according to the Farm Production Expenditures report, published today by the U.S. Department…

Utah Landowners

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Landowner team up to conserve 6,000 acres

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation successfully worked with a conservation-minded landowner and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) to permanently protect 6,446 acres of elk habitat in northeast Utah. “We cannot give enough thanks to the Barber family…

Housing Study

NAHB Releases New “Priced Out” Numbers

NAHB Economics recently released its 2014 Priced Out Estimates showing that, nationally, a $1,000 increase in the median new home price (triggered, for example, by additional regulation) prices 206,269 households out of the market for the home. This means that…

Construction

Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June

INGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell in June by the largest amount in more than three years as housing, non-residential construction and government spending all weakened. Construction spending dropped 1.8 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after…

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Utah | Water is Your Business Week

Water is a critical issue and a foundation of our economic prosperity for our state. The Salt Lake Chamber is excited to announce Utah | Water is Your Business Week from August 4 to August 8. We invite you to…

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Bringing the Farm to Your Backyard

Development Supported Agriculture is a growing trend in the housing world, and one subdivision is taking it mainstream Americans have been attracted to the schools, parks, yards and square footage of suburbia for decades. Then, there are the added perks…