State ag leaders attending national Farm Bureau convention

Approximately 70 agricultural leaders and Utah Farm Bureau members will be traveling to Seattle, Washington to join more than 5,000 others from around the country at the American Farm Bureau’s 91st Annual Convention January 9th through January 13th.The Utah delegation will be hearing issues related to climate change legislation, livestock care issues, the impacts of the growing federal deficit and social media tools. The Utah Farm Bureau Federation has been a frontrunner in opposing the cap and trade legislation currently being proposed in Congress and was instrumental in encouraging the American Farm Bureau to similarly oppose the measure. The theme of this year’s convention is “Passage To Success.”

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