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March 15, 2018
To help address ongoing labor challenges plaguing the state’s farmers, Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) is seeking growers’ insights to help identify specific needs and impacts of those problems as a first step in ultimately developing additional solutions.
April 9, 2018
Michigan Farm Bureau members often note labor availability as their number-one issue. Member-approved policy has called on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, address the status of undocumented agricultural workers and develop a workable guest worker program for agriculture.
March 5, 2018
Michigan Farm Bureau’s Ag Labor and Safety Services department is partnering with county Farm Bureaus this year to help reinforce farm safety and labor practices.
March 2, 2018
Oceana County Farm Bureau last month hosted a panel discussion that brought together representatives of two of the most anxiety-inducing agencies on the ag labor scene: the U.S. Department of Labor and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
January 25, 2018
MFB President Carl Bednarski and Vice President Andy Hagenow had the opportunity to represent Farm Bureau members at Gov. Rick Snyder’s eighth and final state of the state address.