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.
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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.
February 16, 2017
MFB’s Lansing Legislative Seminar kicks off the organization’s 2017 policy calendar Feb. 21 at the Lansing Center.
February 7, 2017
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued draft ecological risk assessments for 27 pesticides that is raising alarm among farmers nationwide.
February 6, 2017
House of Representatives leadership recently announced committee assignments for the 99th session of the Michigan Legislature. Selected to chair the chamber’s agriculture committee is Rep. Tom Barrett. The House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee will be led by Rep. Roger Victory.
January 19, 2017
“He understands the challenges facing rural America because that’s where he was born and raised,” said AFBF President Zippy Duvall.
January 17, 2017
Governor Rick Snyder’s steadfast support for Michigan agriculture is hard to overstate — almost as hard as our industry’s gratitude for that support...
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