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All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.




Farm & ranch leaders to address critical issues at 2018 Utah Farm Bureau convention


The Utah Farm Bureau Federation will convene its 102nd annual convention, November 15-16, at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah

Livestock Haulers Seeking More Flexible Hours of Service Rules


Livestock Haulers Seeking More Flexible Hours of Service Rules

Livestock Groups Petition Department of Transportation for Hours of Service Flexibility


The petition asks for a five-year exemption from certain HOS requirements for livestock haulers and encourages DOT to work with the livestock industry to implement additional fatigue-management practices.

Farm Bureau’s Walmsley to CNBC: Farm Bill Expiration Creates Uncertainty for Agriculture


Farm Bill Expiration Creates Uncertainty for Agriculture

American Farm Bureau: Environmental Litigation Reform Needed


The need for oversight and reform regarding environmental litigation cannot be overstated

Farm Bureau Details Trade, Tariff Impacts on Agriculture


Farm Bureau urges our trade officials to engage in discussions with our trade partners to resolve trade concerns before resorting to tariffs

Farmers Ask Congress for Ag Labor Changes, Farm Bill Passage


Farm Bureau members in Washington, D.C. told lawmakers recently that agriculture needs improved labor provisions and an on-time farm bill.

Interior’s Sue and Settle Order Exposes Secret Settlements with Activists


Activists have grown rich by suing the government and reaping billions of taxpayers’ dollars – and all in secret.

Utah Farm Bureau President appears on "County Seat' to talk impact of trade tariffs


Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson appeared on "The County Seat' with Miles Hansen of the World Trade Center of Utah to talk about the impact trade tariffs are having on local farmers & ranchers

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