Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.

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Farm Bureau members encouraged to share opinions on the use of the Antiquities Act

5/24/2017

Farm Bureau members encouraged to share opinions on the use of the Antiquities Act for declaration of National Monuments with the Secretary of the Interior

Stop federal water extortion, Farm Bureau says

5/17/2017

Land managers in the West increasingly demand that ranchers who work federal land surrender their water rights to the government or get off the range

EPA Asks States for Input on New WOTUS Rule

5/10/2017

The Environmental Protection Agency is asking states to share with the agency what they think a new rule should look like

New Bill Would Help Get More Vets Practicing in Shortage Areas

5/7/2017

A recently introduced bill to increase grants that encourage veterinarians to practice in veterinary shortage areas has the support of AFBF.

Record-High Cheese Stocks Weigh on Milk Prices, But Should They?

5/7/2017

For American-style cheese and butter, these March inventory levels are the highest levels since 1984 and 1993, respectively.

WOTUS Withdrawal Notice sent to OMB

5/4/2017

Farm Bureau supports the EPA’s effort to withdraw the 2015 rule and replace it with one that conforms to the limits approved by Congress and affirmed by the Supreme Court.

It’s Time to Bury the Death Tax…Permanently!

5/4/2017

Farm Bureau believes that the estate taxes should be permanently eliminated. It’s time to bury the death tax for good.

Bloomberg: White House Tries to Calm Agriculture Concerns About Trade Policy

4/11/2017

A Bloomberg BNA article about the Trump administration’s work on trade policy mentions AFBF’s opposition to U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Interactive Map Shows Impact of Immigration

4/7/2017

A new map created by AFBF’s partner the New American Economy shows the contributions immigrants are making to the U.S. economy.

Farm Bureau Urges Senate to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary This Week

4/2/2017

Farm Bureau and National Grain and Feed Association today joined in calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm Sonny Perdue as USDA secretary this week

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