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    • Germany study tour

      Destination: Germany/Belgium

      Follow Michigan farmers as they explore north-central Europe’s agricultural innovation and policies. Their journey to Germany and Belgium is Aug. 31 to Sept. 11.

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    • County annual meetings

      County annuals: Attend & engage

      County Farm Bureau annual meetings are in high gear over the next few months. Find yours, get involved and help put Farm Bureau's grass-roots policy development process in motion!

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  • Germany Study Tour 

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    Get a sense of what Farm Bureau members will experience on their agricultural study tour of Germany and Belgium, Aug. 31 to Sept. 11:

    • Trip itinerary
    • Fact sheets about Germany & issues of interest to farmers 
    • Participant bios 

    Track the journey on social media with hashtags: #FBGermany and #FBBrussels

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  • County Annual Meetings 

    Branch County Annual Meeting Policy DevelopmentCounty Farm Bureau annual meetings are in high gear over the next few months.

    These events herald in our organization's grass-roots policy development process.

    Looking for yours? Find it and get involved! 

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    Farm Bureau leaders traveling to EU during ‘dairy crisis’

    August 28, 2015

    Twenty three farmers representing Michigan and Indiana state Farm Bureaus are set to depart for an 11-day study tour of Germany and Belgium Aug. 31 through Sept. 11, showcasing the innovation and distinctive policy attributes of north-central Europe.

    Brady Richmond, 9, atop containers of freshly harvested sweet corn at Richmond Brothers Farms in Huron County.

    Amazing maize, how sweet the corn

    August 26, 2015

    Mike and Ken Richmond have sent more than 350,000 pounds of corn to Hidden Harvest since first reaching out to the Saginaw-based food bank eight years ago. Hidden Harvest distributes items to 150-plus recipient agencies scattered around Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties.

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    Farm Bureau deepens talent pool

    August 19, 2015

    Continually adapting to best meet the needs of its membership, Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) staff serve the interests of almost 46,000 farmer members statewide. New hires and internal transfers are updating the organization's roster and refocusing its deep, diverse pool of talent for the benefit of all Michigan agriculture.

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    Building the next 100 years

    August 13, 2015

    Through economic upswings and downturns, social progression and innumerable changes to farming and business practices, Farm Bureau members continue to evolve the organization (much like their farms) in order to retain relevance.

    Tiny insects called onion thrips pose a serious threat to Michigan’s onion industry.

    ‘Nothing is the norm anymore’ in specialty crop threats

    August 5, 2015

    Increasing resistance to traditional pest control methods and the ongoing decline in bee populations provided ample material for this year’s IPM Alliance/EPA Decision Makers’ Tour, July 28-30 in western Michigan. A consortium of the state’s fruit and vegetable organizations, the IPM (integrated pest management) Alliance every year brings Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staffers to working farms across the state for a ground-level look at the effectiveness of pest management practices.

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