National Issues

2018 Federal Legislative Priorities

INFB Member talking with Congresswoman Jackie Walorski

Farm Policy

Enact a farm bill in the 115th Congress that benefits farmers and ranchers, rural communities, and food security. LEARN MORE

Immigration Reform

Enact immigration reform in the 115th Congress that helps meet farmers' and ranchers' labor needs. LEARN MORE

Regulatory Reform

Work for reform to ensure that federal laws are limited to what is necessary, are supported by science, appropriately balance costs and benefits, are clearly authorized by law, are created in a transparent manner, and allow farmers and ranchers to remain productive. LEARN MORE


Defend and expand trade opportunities for U.S. agriculture. LEARN MORE

Additional watch-list items will be monitored for developments that warrant increased strategic planning and collaboration. These include:


Ensure policy that enhances the availability and affordability of energy for farmers and ranchers, and encourages the growth of renewable energy production. LEARN MORE


Work for greater investment in rural and agricultural infrastructure, including broadband Internet access, rural roads and bridges, inland waterway locks and dams, sea ports and agricultural research.

Tax Reform

Continue working to eliminate the estate tax and monitor implementation of the 2017 tax reform law. LEARN MORE