Each year we develop a Public Policy Agenda, a prioritized list of issues to pursue during the upcoming session of the Washington State Legislature.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for the state’s farmers due to changing or lost markets and lower commodity prices. To enable and ensure farmers and ag-related partners can continue to provide farm-fresh food to Washington families, we urge lawmakers to focus on policies that will…

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Protect farmers from burdensome taxes, fees, and regulations

Ensure a stable and sustainable workforce

Ensure access to water and protection of existing water rights

Expand rural access to broadband

Guarantee environmental regulations are scientifically sound and practical

Fully fund implementation of the Voluntary Stewardship Program to enhance agriculture and protect critical areas and habitats

Prioritize congestion relief and maintain critical transportation infrastructure to improve farm-to-market access

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