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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Communicate with elected officials at the state and federal level on issues of importance to agriculture and Farm Bureau policy.
AgriPac, in cooperation with county Farm Bureau candidate evaluation committees, evaluates and endorses the candidates who will best support Farm Bureau policy and agriculture.
Our policy evolves from a process involving individual member participation—the study, discussion and development at local and state meetings.
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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.
July 20, 2017
Michigan Farm Bureau’s political action committee, AgriPac, recently announced its selection of Pam Sossi to receive its “Friend of Agriculture” endorsement in the House of Representative’s special election in the Detroit-based 1st district.
July 19, 2017
The state’s agriculture department will receive an almost 20 percent increase in funding for 2017-18, including a new $8.4 million line item dedicated to agriculture industry research and development.
July 13, 2017
There has been a steady stream of activity by decision-makers to bolster career and technical education programs and the related work farmers and agricultural organizations have been doing has—over time—not only garnered attention but influenced action.
June 28, 2017
July 7 is the deadline to tell EPA to allow continued responsible use of 27 different pesticides under scrutiny by the regulatory agency.
June 22, 2017
While critics have been very vocal about their opposition to the state’s recently released draft Domestic Action Plan (DAP) for the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) due to its reliance on voluntary guidelines and practices in agriculture, the numbers tell a different story, according to Michigan Farm Bureau Ag Ecology Department Manager, Laura Campbell.
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