Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.




Utah Farm Bureau Members Elect Farm and Ranch leaders at Annual Convention in Layton


Farm Bureaus met recently in Layton to select leaders for the state’s largest farming and ranching organization

Farm Bureau Pushes for New Farm Bill During Lame-Duck Session


AFBF is optimistic that a new farm bill will be in place by the end of 2018

Farmers and Ranchers Urged to Contact Congress About Common Sense Changes to the Endangered Species Act


With an actual recovery rate of roughly five percent, the Endangered Species Act is a failure

Farm & ranch leaders to address critical issues at 2018 Utah Farm Bureau convention


The Utah Farm Bureau Federation will convene its 102nd annual convention, November 15-16, at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah

Livestock Haulers Seeking More Flexible Hours of Service Rules


Livestock Haulers Seeking More Flexible Hours of Service Rules

Livestock Groups Petition Department of Transportation for Hours of Service Flexibility


The petition asks for a five-year exemption from certain HOS requirements for livestock haulers and encourages DOT to work with the livestock industry to implement additional fatigue-management practices.

Farm Bureau’s Walmsley to CNBC: Farm Bill Expiration Creates Uncertainty for Agriculture


Farm Bill Expiration Creates Uncertainty for Agriculture

American Farm Bureau: Environmental Litigation Reform Needed


The need for oversight and reform regarding environmental litigation cannot be overstated

Farm Bureau Details Trade, Tariff Impacts on Agriculture


Farm Bureau urges our trade officials to engage in discussions with our trade partners to resolve trade concerns before resorting to tariffs

Farmers Ask Congress for Ag Labor Changes, Farm Bill Passage


Farm Bureau members in Washington, D.C. told lawmakers recently that agriculture needs improved labor provisions and an on-time farm bill.