Advocacy

Farm Bureau is the Recognized Advocacy Leader for Farmers and Ranchers

INFLUENCE: The goal of FB Advocacy is simple: Increase Farm Bureau's effectiveness and visibility as the national ADVOCATE for farmers and ranchers.

ACTION: The strength of FB Advocacy is Farm Bureau members who unite to speak out on issues of concern for the nation’s farmers and ranchers, rural Americans and consumers.

IMPACT: Beginning at the grassroots level and involving Farm Bureau members’ advocacy efforts across the country, all of agriculture speaks with one voice through FB Advocacy.

 Advocacy | Action Alerts

Endangered Species Act Modernization Introduced in Congress. Farmers & Ranchers Seek Common Sense Changes After 30 Years!

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) has not seen meaningful modernization in the last 30 years. Meanwhile, the rules and regulations surrounding the ESA have grown exponentially and now cost the American tax-payer $1.47 billion annually. Current law fails to provide adequate incentives for working lands and species conservation and imposes harsh regulatory burdens on farmers and ranchers. Urge Congress to enact these ESA updates NOW!

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ENERGY: Don't Mess with the Renewable Fuel Standard!

Immediate Action Needed! The White House needs to know that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is critical to economic resurgence for farmers and rural America!

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REGULATORY REFORM is on the Agenda: Tell Senators to Support S. 951

Federal regulations have a direct impact on farmers and ranchers. Over the years, the extent and impact of regulations have increased. We have taken a stand against regulatory overreach. We need your help to reform the federal regulatory process and preserve farmers’ and ranchers’ land-use and water rights. Learn more about regulatory reform

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REGULATORY REFORM: USDA Wants to Hear from You!

USDA is seeking comments on how to reduce burdensome regulations and provide better customer service. President Trump and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue are seeking your input so USDA can do a better job! They want to hear your suggestions to remove barriers, streamline regulations and improve USDA programs.

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SHARE YOUR STORY on Reg Reform and WOTUS

The issues you face each day are the same issues that need to be told. Stories are Memorable. Stories Inspire Action. When facts and information are framed by a compelling story, you'll not only grab the attention of your audience, but you'll have the power to influence.

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