National Issues

NYFB works closely with Congress and federal agencies to ensure the future of farming in New York. Farmer members and staff visit Washington, D.C., and spend time with Congressional members in their districts to educate and advocate on behalf of agricultural and rural issues.

Farm Bill

2018 Farm Bill - House Proposal Analysis

Summary of House Farm Bill

Summary of Senate Farm Bill

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Series #1 - Background of Produce Safety Rule

Series #2 - Produce Safety Rule Requirements

Series #3 - Produce Safety Rule Exemptions

Series #4 - FSMA Trainings


Topics and Scientific Questions for the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Submitted by David Fisher, NYFB President

Farm Bureaus Supporting Dairy Farmers in Joint Letter to USDA

EPA Receives a Box Full of Opposition