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:
August 16, 2019
Now is the time to prepare for a National Read a Book Day outreach event in your community, preferably with a farm-friendly angle.
August 13, 2019
Volunteers and staff from Michigan Farm Bureau dropped in on Grand Ledge Public Schools’ Comet Camp, laden with stuffed backpacks and a hands-on lesson in ice-cream making.
August 9, 2019
Following several livestock truck rollovers in Michigan and adjacent states, MSU Extension and the Michigan Pork Producers Association saw a need to train people across the state in responding to such accidents.
August 2, 2019
Michigan Farm Bureau was one of ten $1,000 White-Reinhardt spring mini-grant recipients awarded by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
July 12, 2019
Crop management challenge: FFA students are now in charge