Farmers have thrown op­en the doors of the machine shed, greased up the gears and cranked up their diesels. It’s farming season.

With Con­gress in session only a few days between now and August, this also is a good time to gear down and throttle up on agriculture’s policy priorities

Immigration reform

In February, thousands participated in the #IFarmImmigration campaign to bring attention to farmers’ and ranchers’ labor challenges. That same month, more than 600 business organizations, including Farm Bureau,...