NY Farm Bureau Releases National Priorities
On Tuesday the New York Farm Bureau released its public policy priorities for 2018 and at the top of the list is the Federal Farm Bill which is up for renewal. The bureau says they want to make sure the safety net for dairy farmers makes it into the final legislation this time. Other priorities include immigration reform specifically having a guest worker program to fill jobs both seasonally and year-round. The board also expressed concerns over regulatory reform and trade.