A grassroots victory

A grassroots victory

Farmers are 100% supportive of ensuring clean water, including through appropriate regulation, but the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule had no resemblance to responsible oversight. Instead, it was an overreach of massive proportions.

That’s why its defeat is a big win for ag­riculture and for America, and why the American Farm Bureau is proud to have led the effort to hit the reset button.

Across the Farm Bureau family, our grass roots showed up and led the charge in making our voices heard. We called on virtually every member of Congress, offered testimony, engaged the administration in frank dialogue and led court...

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