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March 13, 2020
Alongside officials from the USDA, EPA and the U.S. Trade Representative, presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway keynoted a White House briefing with 125 Michigan Farm Bureau members attending Washington Legislative Seminar.
March 12, 2020
Michigan commodity and farm-related organizations hosted the annual Ag Day at the Capitol in downtown Lansing with the goal of putting the depth and diversity of the state’s agriculture sector into perspective for legislators through food and fact-sharing.
March 10, 2020
Michigan Farm Bureau recently distributed “Accurate Ag” books to members of the State House and Senate agriculture policy committees, encouraging lawmakers to read them to schoolchildren during March is Reading Month.
Ten Farm Bureau members are among Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent appointments to the state’s corn marketing committee, tree fruit commission and cherry committee.
March 5, 2020
Farmers are encouraged to review seasonal weight restrictions that are, or will soon be, in effect for many Michigan counties.