Information & Activities

The Washington Farm Bureau communications team works to keep members and non-members updated on valuable agricultural news.

It is important for producers and consumers to stay updated on the latest information impacting agriculture in Washington and our food supply. 

Reflections on the 2024 Legislative Session

Washington Farm Bureau Reflects on the 2024 Legislative Session with an Eye Looking AheadPosted: Mar 15, 2024

Dredge and Fill Program and Fee

Washington Farm Bureau Opposes Ecology's Proposed Dredge and Fill Permit ProgramPosted: Feb 29, 2024

Farmers and Food Banks

WFB Urges Senate Action on Organics Bill Amendment, Impacting Farmers and Food Banks Posted: Feb 14, 2024

Linkage = Opportunity for a Fix?

Washington Farm Bureau decries the state’s prioritization of carbon market linkage over fixes to the broken Climate Commitment ActPosted: Jan 25, 2024

Statement from 1st Vice-President Coon

Washington Farm Bureau Launches 2024 Legislative Session Advocacy with Focus on Agricultural PrioritiesPosted: Jan 10, 2024

2024 Pre-Session Webinar

WFB Governmental Affairs team hosts their 2024 Pre-Legislative Session webinarPosted: Jan 05, 2024

WFB Presents to Senate Committee

Washington Farm Bureau Keeps Agriculture’s Priorities a Focal Point as Legislators Prepare for the 2024 Legislative Session.Posted: Dec 06, 2023

Cultivate Washington

Washington Farm Bureau Applauds Senate Republicans’ “Cultivate Washington” Looking Toward the 2024 Legislative SessionPosted: Dec 05, 2023

As Washington's Carbon Market Expands, Washington Farm Bureau Calls for Statutory Revisions

Revisiting the RCW could be a pathway to address agriculture's continued subjection to the carbon price.Posted: Nov 29, 2023

WFB Watches California’s Advanced Clean Fleets Rule

Washington State Farm Bureau expresses concern over California’s Advanced Clean Fleets rule and subsequent litigation.Posted: Nov 03, 2023

2023 - 2024 Scholarships Have Been Awarded

Five scholarship recipients are sowing seeds now for their future successes!Posted: Oct 02, 2023

Ag Innovation Challenge Semifinalist

An Innovative, Progressive, and Community Fueled Startup is what Share Farm Brings to the TablePosted: Sep 12, 2023

APA Challenge Filed

Washington Farm Bureau and the Washington Trucking Associations file an APA challenge against the Department of Ecology.Posted: Sep 09, 2023

Washington Farm Bureau Welcomes Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance

Washington Farm Bureau looks to the future and is excited about a new partnership with Idaho Farm Bureau Insurance.Posted: Sep 06, 2023

60 Day Delay to LSRD Decision

On Thursday, August 31, the Biden administration issued a 60-day extension to the litigations pertaining to the proposed removal of key dams within the Pacific Northwest.Posted: Sep 01, 2023

Fair Season is Finishing Strong

All across Washington state, counties host fairs and rodeos you don’t want to miss!Posted: Aug 28, 2023

DOE denies Petition

The Washington Department of Ecology issued a decision denying Washington Farm Bureau and the Washington Trucking Associations’ formal Petition for Rulemaking. Posted: Aug 25, 2023

2023 Legislator of the Year Recipients!

Senator Mark Mullet and Representative Mike Chapman are named Washington Farm Bureau’s 2023 Legislators of the Year.Posted: Aug 11, 2023

Zero-Emission Transportation Industry

Washington follows California’s lead when it comes to pursuing a zero-emission transportation industry.Posted: Jul 24, 2023

Wildfire Smoke Rulemaking

Department of Labor & Industries will hold public hearings throughout the state on Wildfire Smoke Rulemaking.Posted: Jul 11, 2023

Rural WA Receives Internet Funding

Four rural Washington regions receive funding through the USDA ReConnect Program for high-speed internet.Posted: Jun 24, 2023

WFB Requests Rulemaking

Washington Farm Bureau and the Washington Trucking Associations issue the Department of Ecology with a formal Petition for Review.Posted: Jun 21, 2023

The Increasing Impact of the Carbon Price

The new numbers are in and the results are much higher than estimated.Posted: Jun 09, 2023

WFB’s Response to King 5’s article

We appreciate King 5’s article shining light on the fact that farmers are charged a carbon price under the CCA. While good information, there are some clarifications that must... Posted: May 31, 2023

The Capital Budget Passes

Posted: May 26, 2023

Agriculture is unknowingly paying a carbon price

Agriculture is unknowingly paying a carbon price even though it is exempt from the provisions of the Climate Commitment Act. Posted: Jan 26, 2023

WFB Attends AFBF Conference

Posted: Jan 17, 2023

102nd Annual Meeting

Posted: Nov 22, 2022

Ag Day at the Ballpark

Posted: Oct 06, 2022

Legislator of the year

Posted: Oct 04, 2022

Let's Hear It for the President

A great chance to hear from the newly elected WFB President Rosella Mosby. Rosella shares her goals for this next year and her heart for this organization. It's a fun conversati... Posted: Dec 07, 2021

WFB Legislators of the Year

Farm Bureau names Hoff and King as 2021 Legislators of the YearPosted: Sep 15, 2021

National Poll Shows COVID-19 Taking Heavy Toll on Farmers’ Mental Health

A strong majority of farmers/farmworkers say the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their mental health, and more than half say they are personally experiencing more mental health c... Posted: Jan 06, 2021

Moving Forward

Yes, there have been harder years than 2020 in the ag community. Years of more extreme drought, heat, rain or pests. I am sure we have seen years with worse markets and more try... Posted: Dec 14, 2020

Washington Supreme Court grants overtime pay to farmworkers

The Washington Supreme Court ruled that farmworkers are entitled to overtime pay, eliminating a decades-old exemption for agriculture from the state’s minimum wage law.Posted: Nov 24, 2020

Disaster Relief Program Application

The Washington State Farm Bureau is now opening up the 2020 Disaster Relief program to provide financial assistance to those farmers and ranchers that suffered losses during the... Posted: Oct 20, 2020
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