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.
Arm yourself with updates on key Farm Bureau policy issues, including:
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.
September 14, 2017
Gov. Snyder recently announced the appointment of Farm Bureau member Brian Matchett to the state’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force.
September 7, 2017
Farmers have through September 27th to sign on to Michigan Farm Bureau’s Legislative Action Center to submit pre-written comments to the Environmental Protection Agency showing support for their proposal to withdraw the overreaching Waters of the U.S. rule.
August 18, 2017
The American Farm Bureau Federation recently launched a Congressional Scorecard and Voting Record, where it will calculate scores based on votes on key issues affecting farmers.
August 8, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced the appointment of Muskegon County Farm Bureau member Ted Crowley and Monroe County Farm Bureau member Mark Metz, to the state’s Farm Produce Insurance Authority.
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.
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