Duchesne County Agriculture
The USU Extension office in Duchesne County offers a wide range of materials and resources related to livestock, crops, soils, agriculture profitability, weed control, farm and ranch management, range, home horticulture, gardening, insects and water management.
Duchesne County is located in the Uintah Basin in the eastern part of Utah. Its agricultural base is mainly made up of cattle, hay and sheep.
The base includes:
- 30,651 head of beef cows
- 7,525 head of sheep
- 46,079 acres of hay
- 3,309 acres of corn
The the average annual total value of crops and livestock products produced is $46,047,000.
Please feel free to browse through the links. If you have suggestions on topics that would be of interest to Duchesne County producers, please contact us by phone, email, or stop by the office.
There is a new Cattle Marketing Website put together by Dillon Feuz, USU Extension Specialist, Department of Applied Economics, which offers box beef prices, fed cattle prices, break even analysis, and much more. Try it out at http://cattlemarketanalysis.org/