Resources and Links

Resources and Links Resources and links for ag members

Click on the text below to access information regarding various issues and topics impacting Arizona’s farmers and ranchers. 

Arizona Farm Bureau Clean Water Rule Comment Letter

Taxes

Arizona Agricultural Tax Credits and Exemptions

Agricultural feed; sales; tax exemptions- Breakdown of HB 2326 as passed in 2016

Arizona Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Rules: Proposition 206

Transportation

Electronic Logging Devices 

  • Livestock (as defined in 49 CFR 395.2) and insect haulers are not required to comply with the ELD rule for the duration of the FY 2018 appropriations bill (September 30, 2018), and any subsequent continuing resolutions.
  • UPDATE: The statutory exemption was extended through December 7, 2018 by the continuing resolution and will remain in place until further notice. Drivers do not need to carry any documentation regarding this exemption. For additional information from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration click here

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) website includes information that addresses questions concerning existing agricultural exemptions and when FMCSA's rules and regulations apply. 

FMCSA Regulatory Guidance

Open Range Laws

Industrial Hemp

Arizona recently passed legislation legalizing the growing of Industrial Hemp in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Agriculture (ADA) will oversee the development and implementation of the Industrial Hemp pilot program. Please click here for the ADA Hemp Information Sheet.  

The Farm Bill

Why the Farm Bill is Important to Arizona

Elections and Elected Officials 

County Farm Bureau Political Involvement Guidelines 

American Farm Bureau Federation's Congressional Scorecard and Voting Record