Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.




New Analysis Highlights Dire Need for HIT Relief Extension


Unless Congress further delays the Health Insurance Tax, more than 142 million Americans will face a $20.3 billion tax hike on Jan. 1, 2020

Agriculture burning exemptions remain in force


There is often confusion over what exemptions apply for agriculture burns

Action on Ag Labor Bill Possible This Fall


The legislative clock will be counting quickly down to the scheduled mid-October break ahead of the elections in November

Comment Now on Dairy Imitation Labeling


Federal regulators are asking the public for strategies to change how non-dairy imitation products are labeled.

Not #CleanWaterClearRules


A nationwide injunction was issued on an Environmental Protection Agency rule that delayed the implementation of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule

Farm Bureau and Farmers Union Call for Swift Farm Bill Passage


The two largest farming groups in the United States today called for swift passage of the farm bill by a congressional conference committee.

Trade War Endangers Farmers, Farm Bureau Tells Congress


Many farms will lose money and even go out of business entirely if the growing trade war continues

Water: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction


Extraterritorial jurisdiction is the legal ability of a government to exercise authority beyond its normal boundaries.

RFD-TV Market Day Report Features AFBF’s Don Parrish on WOTUS


Parrish discussed agriculture’s need for permanent repeal of the WOTUS rule.

Utah Farm Bureau president appears on CNN to talk impact of trade tariffs


UFBF President Ron Gibson talks about the impact of trade tariffs on Utah and American agriculture