Presidential candidates respond to questionnaire about farm, ranch issues


By Gary Joiner
Publisher

Presidential debates. Campaign ads and rallies. And news conferences help us learn more about the two main candidates for U.S. president.

For farmers and ranchers, it’s never certain these formats will address specific issues important to agriculture.

A presidential candidate questionnaire conducted by the American Farm Bureau Federation aims to help.

For the past 40 years, Farm Bureau has asked presidential candidates to provide responses to issues likely to impact and affect farmers and ranchers and rural communities in the next four years.

Both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have provided their answers. The responses are unedited, and the responses are presented in the same style they were provided.

There are 12 issue topics in the questionnaire. The topics range from food system resiliency to regulatory reform to rural life and health, with other issues such as energy and biotechnology in between.

Click here to read all of the answers. 

The questionnaire is unique. You can read directly from the candidates on their policy positions and direction for our country.

That’s valuable information as America’s farmers and ranchers cast their ballot.

The preceding commentary is brought to you by Texas Farm Bureau, the “Voice of Texas Agriculture.” Called “Your Texas Agriculture Minute,” TFB will issue thought-provoking editorials each week—via print and audio—to spark understanding of agriculture in the Lone Star State and its impact on each and every Texan.

 

Visit the Cypress News Review's Amazon Store!

Visit the Cypress News Review’s Amazon Store!Hey, thank you for taking the time to read this article. Please like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to us on YouTube.

The Cypress News Review is your independent, locally owned online source for news, education news, information and sports in Cypress, Texas, since 2018.

Support the Cypress News Review:

Recent Posts

link to Newly Sworn-in Harris County Commissioner Lesley Briones Begins First Day Serving Residents of Precinct 4 with Commitment to Unity and Service

Newly Sworn-in Harris County Commissioner Lesley Briones Begins First Day Serving Residents of Precinct 4 with Commitment to Unity and Service

“I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to serve and will work hard every day to unite our community and continue driving Harris County forward.”  Harris County, TX– Today, Lesley Briones...