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Utah is part of the Mountain West region of states and is bordered by Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also shares its southeast corner with New Mexico. As of July 1, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau (2019) estimated the population of Utah was 3,205,958. This fact sheet explores the land use and ownership, climate and growing season, crop and livestock production, irrigation, and information regarding farm income and operators in the state of Utah.



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