We are pleased that Congress passed and President Trump signed a law to overturn the flawed ‘Planning 2.0’ rule issued by the Bureau of Land Management.
Legal Counsel for the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office or PLPCO was created through the legislature to give the PLPCO office greater access to public lands counties.
Ryan Zinke’s confirmation as secretary of the Interior Department earlier last week was welcomed by Farm Bureau
The House recently approved a Farm Bureau-supported resolution (H.J. Res. 44) to stop an Obama administration rule that would weaken the influence of local and regional officials on Bureau of Land Management decisions.
List includes priority areas for 2017 Utah legislative session
Farm Bureau has spearheaded a coalition with vital interests in protecting the multiple uses of the nation’s public lands, urging President Trump improve accountability and transparency in the designation of national monuments.
Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Nomination of Ryan Zinke to Interior
Utah Farm Bureau continues to work with the bill sponsors to strengthen the livestock grazing language and protection of the state’s sovereign waters and privately held water rights within the public lands addressed in the PLI.
Utah Farm Bureau members may be interested in the Public Lands Summit of the West. Public lands issues are controversial and there is a great deal of misunderstanding about the law, history, and policies of public lands.
The Utah Farm Bureau recently hosted a conference outlining the rights and responsibilities of ranchers. The conference was well attend, from ranchers and public land managers from throughout the state attending. However, for those who were unable to attend, video archives are now available, courtesy of The County Seat television program.