American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall kicked off the organization’s first general session Sunday. Duvall said Farm Bureau successfully fought back proposed changes to stepped-up basis.”We might have suceeded there, but we need that same energy and passion when it comes to WOTUS. It is critical that this administration understands that we should not have to have a team of lawyers and consultants just to farm our land.” The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed changes to the Navigable Waters Protection Rule that passed during the Trump presidency. Duvall said farmers and ranchers do not want to return to “a time of regulatory uncertainty.”
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