Help us win a lawsuit against EPA’s absurd Waters of the U.S. rule. We need photos by July 15 showing farmland features that EPA wants to regulate under WOTUS.
Farmer members 18-35 are invited to our statewide Young Farmer trap shoot on June 10. Enjoy two rounds of trap, dinner & award prizes. Register by May 27!
Thanks to sponsor AgroLiquid, get the lowdown on crop progress across the state straight from fellow farmers in Michigan Farm News.
This July 14-17 event in Bay City offers the sights and sounds of majestic tall ships and international maritime music. Buy tickets in Michigan Kroger stores, by phone 989-895-5193 or online.
Green pastures of a different kind beckon Young Farmers for our annual Golf Scramble, Aug. 4 in Sunfield. Organize your team and register by July 18!
Farm Bureau has a new legislative action center!
Check it out today and contact your legislators, urging them to act on issues important to agriculture:
Know the rules of the road with our new 2016 Farmer's Transportation Guidebook.
Made with help from the Michigan State Police, the resource covers:
Snap the 'lil' tykes or patriarchs of your farm.
Take selfies if you want!Enter your best shots in our photo contest and help us create our 2017 calendar, themed "Generations of Farm Families."
May 19, 2016
Experts predict a $460 million budget deficit for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, as presented at this week’s Revenue Estimating Conference.
Study results announced May 17 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine lent some encouraging support to agriculture's enthusiasm for genetic engineering. In doing so, the Academies' "Experiences and Prospects" report also dealt a blow to critics' claims suggesting links between GMO consumption and health risks.
May 11, 2016
Ahead of the November general election, Michigan Farm Bureau and its political action committee AgriPac, released the organization’s 2015-16 vote record highlighting issues of importance to agriculture that were considered by the Michigan Legislature and Congress.
May 5, 2016
Dist. 6 Congressman Fred Upton visited a southwest Michigan farm May 4 to learn more about how federal administrative delays are making a bad labor situation even worse for shorthanded farmers. At Russell Costanza’s vegetable farm in rural Berrien County, Upton heard from growers struggling to secure adequate skilled seasonal workers to plant, tend and harvest their highly perishable crops.
Leelanau County cherry grower and MFB Dist. 9 Director Ben LaCross is the newest member of Michigan’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission. The group was created earlier this year by Gov. Rick Snyder to provide recommendations for improving state infrastructure systems including roads, water, energy and communications.
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View our new online social media member directory!
Find members who've agreed to SWAP their social media info & MEET others who use the technology for advocacy and farm marketing.
Add your info to the growing directory!
Farm Bureau members who belong to a Community Action Group can: