For more than 100 years, Michigan Farm Bureau has been the voice of Michigan agriculture. Our advocacy staff understands that policy and politics play a key role in protecting the interests, passions and livelihoods of MFB members.
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June 17, 2019
The House and Senate recently took their first full votes on 2019-20 funding recommendations for the state agriculture department. According to Michigan Farm Bureau, final budget numbers for all state departments, higher education and school aid budgets could be influenced further by road funding negotiations.
June 10, 2019
Meet two members representing the Lower Peninsula’s fruitful west coast on MFB’s state policy development committee.
State officials announced Monday a decision to allow land currently enrolled in the Farmland and Open Space Preservation program, commonly known as PA 116, to be used for commercial solar array purposes.
May 31, 2019
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May 21, 2019
Michigan Farm Bureau is urging members to contact President Trump and members of the state’s Congressional delegation, asking for expedited passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.