Utah

Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education)

Western SARE is one of four regional offices that run the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program, a nationwide grants and education program to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Western Rural Development Center

The Western Rural Development Center is one of four regional centers funded by the USDA-CSREES to strengthen the capacity of local citizens and rural communities.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options

We can also help you with:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

SARE – Utah (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, Utah)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a competitive grants and education program operating in every state and island protectorate to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture. UT SARE is in the Western SARE region.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Utah

Utah State University Extension

The Extension system continues its longstanding tradition of extending the university to the people to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities. Extension is unique in structure and function. As a partnership with federal, state, and local governments, the Extension system-with its network of county offices and state universities, is in a position to deliver educational programs at the grassroots level throughout the nation. The integration of teaching, research, and public service enables the Extension system to respond to critical and emerging issues with research-based, unbiased information.

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Utah

AgrAbility of Utah

The AgrAbility Project was created to assist people with disabilities employed in agriculture. The project links the Cooperative Extension Service at a land-grant university with a private nonprofit disability service organization to provide practical education and assistance that promotes independence in agricultural production and rural living. The AgrAbility Project assists people involved in production agriculture who work on both small and large operations. The state AgrAbility staff provides training, site visits, on-farm assessments, technical assistance, and other information directly to the farmer or rancher with a disability.

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Resources for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Utah

Utah State Farm Service Agency (FSA)

The primary mission of the Utah State FSA is to assist farmers and ranchers secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA such as farm loans, commodity price support, disaster relief, conservation, and other available resources.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Crisis Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Utah

UTAH STATE OFFICE

Natural Resources Conservation Service Utah State Office

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • Utah

Utah Department of Agriculture

The Department offers many services, including loan programs and ag mediation. In addition to the main office in Salt Lake City, UDAF has several field offices throughout the state. The main office at 801.538.7100 can connect callers to their regional office.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Conservation Programs
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Land Access
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Utah

Utah Agricultural Mediation Program

The Utah Agricultural Mediation Program (UAMP) mediates agricultural disputes between farmers and ranchers and USDA throughout the State of Utah. The program is administered by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and has been certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Financial Counseling & Business Planning
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs

We work in these areas:

  • Utah

Western AgCredit

Western AgCredit is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System established in 1916. Western AgCredit, ACA is made up of two subsidiaries, Western AgCredit, FLCA and Western AgCredit, PCA. These entities are collectively known as “the Association” and also referenced as simply “Western AgCredit.” The Association is a member-owned cooperative that provides financially related services to agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Arizona
  • Nevada
  • Utah
  • Wyoming