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Legislative Activities



Since 1939 the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation has understood the best legislative influence comes from the farm and ranch families communicating their needs with their elected officials. IFBF membership plays a vital role in accomplishing the organization’s legislative goals. 

Each year the IFBF Board of Directors set the legislative priorities for the organization. The Governmental Affairs staff will carefully monitor all bills introduced in the state legislature and watch state and national agencies for proposed regulations that will affect agriculture. IFBF supports proposals that benefit agriculture while opposing those that do not align with IFBF’s policy. 

The Governmental Affairs staff works with elected officials voicing the concerns or needs of the organization, assuring support for member families. 

Date Event Location

Currently there are no events for 2021

Boise Legislative Staff
  • Russ Hendricks
    Director of Governmental Affairs, Agra-PAC Coordinator

    Issue Areas: Taxes, Livestock, Public Lands, Private Property Rights

  • Braden Jensen
    Deputy Director of Governmental Affairs, National Affairs Coordinator

    Issue Areas: Energy, Natural Resources, Environment, Commodities, Water

  • Chyla Wilson
    Governmental Affairs Representative
    Boise Office

    Issue Areas: Transportation, Labor, Fish & Wildlife

  • Kristy Lindauer
    Office Manager

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