Due to the ongoing concerns of the current pandemic, the Michigan Farm Bureau Board of Directors has made the tough decision to hold the 2020 State Annual Meeting in a hybrid-virtual format.
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December 1, 2020
Four Michigan Farm Bureau young farmers, declared state winners earlier this year in their respective contest categories, were recognized Nov. 30 during the organization’s virtual 2020 State Annual Meeting.
Steve Rigoni’s passion for education brought him to Countryside Academy in Benton Harbor. His leadership and experience growing up on a farm and working in agribusiness built his legacy. It also earned him top honors as Michigan Farm Bureau’s 2020 Educator of the Year, during its virtual recognition event on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.
December 3, 2020
Michigan Farm Bureau began its first all-virtual annual meeting Dec. 2 with nominations and elections for the board of directors that leads the state’s largest farm organization. One new member was chosen to represent the organization’s vital Young Farmer program; all other elected officers were incumbents reelected to two-year terms on the MFB Board of Directors
December 11, 2020
Neither technology nor the abbreviated time frame hindered a free exchange or kept members from taking an active role in this most sacred of Farm Bureau institutions: delegate-floor policy deliberations.
In virtual fashion Dec. 1, Chris Heck of Monroe County took the top spot as winner of Michigan Farm Bureau's 2020 Young Farmer Discussion Meet at the organization’s 101st annual meeting.