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:
January 16, 2020
Nominations for MFB’s 2020 Educator of the Year Award are due no later than Feb. 15.
January 3, 2020
The 2020 4-H Capitol Experience is a four-day springtime conference focusing on civic engagement and public policy to help prepare high-schoolers for active citizenship.
December 19, 2019
St. Joseph County seed corn specialist Julie Stephenson is the new face of Promotion & Education on the MFB Board of Directors.
December 4, 2019
For Jeremy Winsor’s classes at Fulton Middle/High School in Middleton, science learning extends far beyond a textbook. Winsor’s passion for agriculture, science and his students are the reasons Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) was proud to honor him as the organization’s 2019 Educator of the Year at the Promotion and Education Breakfast banquet at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Michigan Farm Bureau.
October 23, 2019
Between their annual Small Animal Day and annual meeting, Presque Isle County Farm Bureau proctored a five-month lesson in sunflower cultivation for local youngsters.