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 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
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 GuidanceOpen Range Laws
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