MFB’s Hitching Post issue discussion series launched at the beginning of the month, and with two sessions now under our belts we’re gearing up for a special COVID-19 edition.
Members can listen in as a group of Michigan Farm Bureau public policy specialists and industry professionals discuss critical agricultural topics in a laid-back virtual setting. They will look at current situations within the topic area, what related policy or programs MFB provides, and what next steps may look like.
Join MFB staffers Ernie Birchmeier, Matt Smego, John Kran and Rob Anderson June 30 for a discussion on COVID-19’s impact on Michigan agriculture, including:
To watch the Hitching Post, register for each monthly event separately. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions to the panelists. All events will be recorded and posted to the MFB YouTube Channel for those unable to join but still interested in the content.
Hitching Post continues monthly with a full schedule; registration links are here.
Huron County Farm Bureau member Ashley Kennedy and David Dreves of Northwest Michigan Farm Bureau chat about their experiences in local-level policy development. From tips on getting brave with your ideas to where they source reputable information, these Young Farmers will get you excited about working toward change for Michigan agriculture.
View the recording here.
Catch up with Government Relations Specialist Matt Kapp, Legislative Counsel Rebecca Park and MSU Senior Extension Educator Brad Neumann in a dynamic conversation about local economic stability. What makes a community thrive and have a sense of place? How can residents better our communities through involvement and self-improvement?
Hitching Post conversations take place online via Cisco Webex, a convenient and easy-to-use online meeting platform that works on almost any desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone with a decent internet connection. Click here to download it.
MFB staff contacts: Katie Eisenberger (517-679-5444) and Emily Reinart (517-679-5337)