Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.




 3 Ways We All Benefit from the Farm Bill


America’s farmers and ranchers are not the only ones that benefit from the farm bill

 USDA Under Secretary Confident Good Neighbor Relations Will Prevail in NAFTA Talks


Current North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are a lot like a Sumo wrestling match, according to Ted McKinney

Congressional Scorecard and Voting Record Available on VOA


The web page shares the voting records of all members of Congress on issues that affect farmers, ranchers and rural communities.

DOT Releases Details on Initial 90-Day Waiver from ELDs for Agricultural Haulers


DOT has released details on the initial 90-day waiver from the requirement for agricultural and livestock haulers to obtain electronic logging devices

House Agriculture Committee Launches Farm Bill Landing Page


A landing page has been designed to provide updates and information related to the 2018 farm bill

Poll Reveals Most Americans Support Trump Rewriting Obama’s WOTUS Rule


A majority of Americans surveyed say the current administration should work with Congress and local businesses to rewrite the Obama-era “Waters of the U.S.” rule.

Transportation Department Temporarily Waives Logging Device Mandate for Agriculture


The Department of Transportation has granted a 90-day waiver from the requirement that agricultural and livestock haulers install electronic logging devices in their vehicles.

Farm Bureau members to address critical issues at 2017 Annual Convention


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


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


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