Michigan Farm Bureau represents and enhances the interests of our members. Policy and politics play a key role in the organization as our staff and members serve as agricultural advocates. Working with local, state and federal elected officials and regulatory leaders is vital to the success of implementing our member-driven policy.
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Farm Bureau members work tirelessly to implement policy at the state and federal level. See some of our recent and historical accomplishments here.
June 15, 2018
Michigan Farm Bureau’s AgriPac has announced its roster of candidates selected to receive the "Friend of Agriculture" designation and endorsement for the Aug. 7 primary election.
June 14, 2018
Farms providing portable toilets and handwashing stations on their operations, for employees or consumers, will be able to more easily transport the so-called “field sanitation units” thanks to a bill passed by the state House and Senate.
June 8, 2018
With bipartisan backing and Michigan Farm Bureau’s support, legislation making significant science-based improvements to the state’s water withdrawal registration program passed the Senate and awaits Gov. Snyder’s final approval.
May 31, 2018
“Our whole plan of additional improvements on the farm and energy efficiencies for the greenhouse are now on hold,” I told the Ag Committee…
May 23, 2018
Supported by Michigan Farm Bureau, the bills await a final concurrence vote by the Senate before heading to the Governor’s desk.
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