Policy Articles

All the latest policy news from Utah Farm Bureau.

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Bloomberg: White House Tries to Calm Agriculture Concerns About Trade Policy

4/11/2017

A Bloomberg BNA article about the Trump administration’s work on trade policy mentions AFBF’s opposition to U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Interactive Map Shows Impact of Immigration

4/7/2017

A new map created by AFBF’s partner the New American Economy shows the contributions immigrants are making to the U.S. economy.

Farm Bureau Urges Senate to Confirm Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary This Week

4/2/2017

Farm Bureau and National Grain and Feed Association today joined in calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm Sonny Perdue as USDA secretary this week

CNN Money Quotes AFBF’s Boswell on Need for Legal and Stable Workforce

3/29/2017

A CNN Money article on a merit-based immigration system under the Trump administration quoted AFBF’s Kristi Boswell.

Judge Approves Settlement to Protect Farmers’ Privacy

3/28/2017

The American Farm Bureau and the National Pork Producers Council have closed the final chapter of their lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s release of farmer and rancher personal information

Farmers and Ranchers Ready for Action in 2017

3/23/2017

Farmers breathed a collective sigh of relief with President Trump’s executive order to withdraw the WOTUS rule, but we know the work is far from over on these and other issues facing America’s farmland

Farm Bureau Member Discusses ACA with President Donald Trump

3/22/2017

Brittany Ivey, a Georgia Farm Bureau member who chairs the Stephens County Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee, was invited to participate in a discussion on the impact of the Affordable Care Act at the White House last week.

POLICY ISSUES RESEARCH COMMITTEES (PIRCs)

3/15/2017

PIRCs lead to stronger Farm Bureau policy.

Farmers, Ranchers Ask Congress to Strengthen Safety Net

3/14/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation and 11 other farm and ranch groups today asked congressional budget and appropriations committees to increase funding for farm programs in the 2018 farm bill.

Merger of Secure Ag Data Repositories a Game Changer

3/11/2017

Two pioneers in agricultural big data have merged their technology repositories.

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