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Latest News Releases from Utah Farm Bureau.

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Farm Bureau, Livestock Groups Request Waiver for Logging Device Mandate

9/14/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation and seven livestock organizations are asking the Transportation Department for a waiver and exemption from the fast-approaching ELD implementation deadline.

Americans Pay the Least for Food

9/13/2017

U.S. consumers spend just 10 percent of their disposable income on food each year, while those in other countries spend much more.

Input Sought on Proposed Revenue Protection Insurance for the Dairy Industry

9/12/2017

Input is sought on a proposed revenue protection insurance for the dairy industry that would provide better risk management for dairy farmers.

Texas Farm Bureau Sets Up Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to Help Farmers & Ranchers

8/31/2017

Looking for ways to help farmers and ranchers affected by Hurricane Harvey directly?

AFBF Shares Farm Bill Needs with Congress

8/7/2017

Given the state of the farm economy, protecting farm bill spending and maintaining the farm safety net is critical in the next farm bill

New Legislation Would Delay Logging Device Requirements for Drivers

7/29/2017

A recently introduced bill would provide a much-needed delay to the problematic electronic logging device mandate for certain drivers, which is set to go into effect in December

Farm Bureau Praises USDA's Perdue for Dialogue with Ag Neighbors

6/19/2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will host Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Mexican Secretary of Agriculture José Calzada Rovirosa in Savannah, Georgia, for a trilateral meeting as well as other joint events.

AFBF Submits NAFTA Comments to USTR

6/17/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation says the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement should protect and improve agricultural trade.

Share Secretary Ryan Zinke Appoints Utah's Greg Sheehan as the Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

6/8/2017

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke recently announced the appointment of Greg Sheehan to the newly-created position of Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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

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