From its heralded Young Farmer program to a robust slate of hands-on efforts such as Project R.E.D. to the wildly popular Farm Science Lab, Michigan Farm Bureau’s Agriculture Education & Leadership arm is focused firmly on the future of Michigan agriculture.
The goal of MFB’s Agriculture Education & Leadership division is simple and focused: Educate, promote and inspire future generations of Michigan residents. To accomplish this mission, Michigan Farm Bureau has numerous programs and initiatives within our Promotion and Education area including:
February 17, 2020
Farm Bureau’s agricultural book of the year is among several new outreach resources now available in MFB’s Promotion & Education online store.
February 14, 2020
The 2020 Voice of Agriculture Conference brought more than 280 attendees to Port Huron, where they loaded up with new ideas and resources for their outreach efforts back home.
“I just loved seeing the smiles on their faces when they get up on a big ol’ John Deere … or they got to see a little baby calf. A lot of them didn’t want to leave!”
MFB Dist. 6 Director Travis Fahley and new state P&E Chair Julie Stephenson (right) flank that committee’s outgoing members (from left) Sharon Kokx, Pam Thom, Cathy Genovese and Lyndsay Earl.
January 16, 2020
Nominations for MFB’s 2020 Educator of the Year Award are due no later than Feb. 15.