Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.

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Farm Bureau members to address critical issues at 2017 Annual Convention

11/13/2017

Farm Bureau members invited to celebrate the ‘Miracle of Agriculture’ at 2017 Annual Convention in Layton

Wade Garrett named Director of Public Policy at Utah Farm Bureau

11/12/2017

The Utah Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the hiring of Wade Garrett of Nephi as Director of Public Policy.

Voice Your Support for the Tax Reform and Jobs Act Today

11/7/2017

This first major tax package since the 1980s includes provisions important to farmers and ranchers

DOT Accepting Comments on Farm Bureau’s Application for Exemption from the ELD Mandate for Livestock Haulers

11/7/2017

The ELD mandate may force small business owners out of the marketplace

Agriculture’s Tax Reform Tool Box

10/29/2017

Farmers and ranchers need a tax code that recognizes the work that they do and the unique challenges their businesses face.

Farmers, Ranchers Ready for Long-overdue Immigration Reform

10/26/2017

The labor shortage on America’s farms and ranches is growing, and the lack of a stable, legal supply of workers places the health of too many farms at risk.

Farm Bureau, Livestock Groups Request Waiver for Logging Device Mandate

9/26/2017

Concerned about livestock haulers’ readiness to comply with a problematic electronic logging device mandate, as well as how the mandate will affect the transported animals’ well-being

Farmers Call for Tax Reform

9/24/2017

Farmers want tax tools like cash accounting and interest deduction for small businesses to be there when they need them.

Farm Bureau Submits Regulatory Reform Priorities

9/24/2017

Overregulation by federal agencies is burdensome to all of agriculture.

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.

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