May 22, 2015
Last fall, Clinton County Farm Bureau partnered with the Elsie Free Fall Fest to raise money for the Elsie Area Food Bank. The famous corn box and milking cow demonstrations provided a family-friendly attraction for children and adults to learn about agriculture and help to fill the shelves of the Elsie Area Food Bank.
Clinton County Farm Bureau continues to work hard to partner with the Clinton County Conservation District to promote the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP).
More than 300 farmers from across the state gathered in Lansing Feb. 25 to educate lawmakers on current agricultural issues. Michigan Farm Bureau’s (MFB) annual Lansing Legislative Seminar is the organization’s policy kickoff event and provides members the opportunity to meet face-to-face with state senators and representatives, putting the grass roots of Michigan agriculture in direct contact with lawmakers.
Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) recognized the industry’s up-and-coming leaders during the Young Farmer Leaders’ Conference, Feb. 20-22 in Acme. Sixteen of the state’s top young farmers, ages 18-35, were chosen as finalists in four individual contest categories geared toward measuring their agricultural involvement, leadership and achievements.
Clinton County Young Farmer chair Amanda Hassenger participated in the District V Discussion Meet on March 15 at Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers in St. Johns.
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