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.
Show support for EPA’s recently proposed Clean Water rule. Unlike the overreaching 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule, the new rule offers farmers the ability to produce food, fiber and fuel with certainty, while simultaneously protecting water quality.
To submit comments, text MIWATER to the number 52886.
Our policy evolves from 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.
February 14, 2019
With a textbook example of how the awareness, involvement and action of savvy farmers can affect real change in defense of agriculture, the Ogemaw County Farm Bureau will take home from this month’s Lansing Legislative Seminar the 2019 Grass-Roots Lobbying Award.
Michigan Farm Bureau is asking members to show support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s recently proposed new Clean Water rule.
February 13, 2019
Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her inaugural State of the State address Tuesday night with no mention of farming or agriculture but addressing—to an extent—long-time challenges core to the state’s food and agriculture system: infrastructure and skilled trades.
February 8, 2019
On the heels of Gov. Whitmer’s Executive Order making numerous changes to environmental and rulemaking government functions and responsibilities—including abolishing three Department of Environmental Quality oversight panels—the Legislature is acting quickly on a resolution to overturn the order.
Michigan Congressman Jack Bergman, State Representative Angela Witwer and State Senator Roger Victory helped Michigan Farm Bureau and its members celebrate the organization’s 100th anniversary this week with commemorative legislative resolutions.
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