Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.




Farm Bureau adopts policies on government shutdown, trade, opioids, cell-based foods and broadband


Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention adopted policies to guide the organization’s work during its centennial year

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to Address 100th AFBF Annual Convention


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will give the closing general session keynote address at the 100th American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Jan. 14, 2019.

Farm Bureau asks DOL to keep newspaper ad requirement under H-2A


Farm Bureau Federation is urging the Department of Labor to continue allowing farmers to satisfy their legal obligations under the H-2A guest worker program by recruiting U.S. workers through print advertisements

Congressman Chris Stewart visits with farmers and ranchers in Enterprise


Washington County farmer Kyle Wilson prefers participating in the public policy process and sharing his influence, rather than simply standing on the sidelines

Who Supported the Farm Bill?


A recent Market Intel delves into how the farm bill, both the original legislation passed in each chamber and the conference report, fared in the House and Senate on the state and the congressional district levels.

Farm Bill Signing Secures Benefits for All Americans


The farm bill helps to ensure the food security and economic security of our nation

Farm Bill Passage Brings Farmers, Ranchers Added Certainty


Farm Bill Passage Brings Farmers, Ranchers Added Certainty

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