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Policy Development & Issue Surfacing

Policy Development & Issue Surfacing Help surface new ideas for Farm Bureau policy, learn about the issues other members are discussing, and read Farm Bureau’s current state and national policy positions.

Policy Development and Issue SurfacingFarm Bureau members lobby government officials to create laws and regulations that benefit farms and rural communities.

They do this by advocating for Farm Bureau policy (collective belief statements and public policy positions adopted by members on a yearly basis). Members surface and discuss new ideas for Farm Bureau policy through a year-long, grassroots process.

Get involved! Help surface new ideas for Farm Bureau policy, learn about the issues other members are discussing, and read Farm Bureau’s current state and national policy positions.

Help develop Farm Bureau policy

Surface or prioritize an issue

Have a suggestion for changing a law or regulation to benefit farms and rural communities? Share your new idea for Farm Bureau policy!

Learn about issues being discussed by members

Read background information and view presentations on some of the key issues members are discussing for policy development.

Contact your county Farm Bureau

Members in Iowa’s 100 county Farm Bureaus decide which issues will be debated for inclusion in Iowa Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau policy. Contact your county Farm Bureau to get involved!



Read Farm Bureau Policy