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.
November 17, 2017
For the first time in more than 30 years, the U.S. House today passed extensive tax reform legislation with several provisions beneficial to farmers nationwide.
Michigan Farm Bureau is opposing a proposal to assess a 5-cent per gallon tax on bottled water operations in the state.
November 14, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder this week approved amendments to state law requiring high school guidance counselors dedicate more time to learning about career and technical education and skilled trade job opportunities.
A new state law prohibiting local governments from imposing taxes on food manufacturing, distribution or sale was signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.
November 13, 2017
Delegates at MFB’s 2017 Annual Meeting will consider more than 100 diverse policy proposals. Preserving the integrity of Michigan’s Right to Farm Act is among the higher-profile measures on the docket.
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