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Federal Regulations have a Negative Impact on Farmers and Our Food Supply

July 15, 2011

Congress must help alleviate the burden of an ever-increasing array of federal environmental regulations on agriculture, according to

Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers, who testified today before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. Representing the American Farm Bureau Federation, Rogers told the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy that the breadth and extent of the regulatory challenges facing U.S. agriculture are tremendous.

According to Rogers, the regulations cover a broad range of issues, including: Clean Air Act requirements, Clean Water Act permitting and other requirements, restrictions…
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