Congress less than 10 session days to get the farm bill across the finish line. Michigan Farm Bureau asks members to tell U.S. House and Senate members to get the job done.
To contact them, text the phrase “MIFARMBILL” to the number “52886”, or click here to complete the comments through your browser.
Failure to pass a farm bill will undermine the financial security of America’s farmers. Farm bill programs are essential to our livelihood and our ability to grow the food, fuel and fiber we all enjoy.
Michigan Farm Bureau asks farmers to urge the state’s Agriculture and Rural Development Commission to protect the Right to Farm by voting in support of removing zoning references from the Generally Accepted Agricultural and Management Practices on site selection.
Text the phrase “MI RTF” to the number “52886” to show your support to the five-member commission by using the pre-written comments provided or inserting your own personal thoughts, or click here to complete the comments through your browser.
Michigan Farm Bureau believes this change protects the Right to Farm Act’s integrity and is in line with the Attorney General’s opinion earlier this year that reaffirmed the law’s preemption of local zoning.
Additional background on the proposed GAAMPs revisions is available here.