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December 3, 2019
Noting the mounting frustration of Michigan farmers to see progress on resolving numerous trade disputes while dealing with significant weather-related challenges in 2019, MFB President Carl Bednarski said it’s time for Washington to understand farmers want trade, not aid.
December 4, 2019
Four exemplary young farmers were honored for their achievements Dec. 3 at MFB’s 2019 Annual Meeting. First named during National Agriculture Week in March, this year’s recipients of MFB’s Young Farmer Awards were recognized one last time for their outstanding accomplishments in four award categories.
Like many Michigan farmers, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall is going through some tough times right now. But, like the messaging in the multiple Bible verses he recited Dec. 3, farmers will get through this.
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.
December 5, 2019
Cora Okkema of Mecosta County took the top spot at Michigan Farm Bureau's (MFB) 2019 Young Farmer Discussion Meet Dec. 4 at MFB's 100th Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids.