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Whitmer pushing plan to put wind, solar projects under state control
Michigan Farm Bureau opposes any actions that would eliminate local control on siting for commercial renewable energy projects.
Ottawa resets county relations with farm bus tour
When three quarters of Ottawa County’s governing body flipped in a recent election, its relations with the prodigious local farm community were…
Connecting Communities grant apps due Oct. 1
In 2024, Connecting Communities grants of up to $1,000 per county Farm Bureau are available for help funding local P&E targeting adult consumer…
Little Trojans support Lake City runners with Memorial Day races
An after-school running program for Lake City’s fourth and fifth-graders, the Trojan Running Club offered the event to celebrate the end of its…
Meet Your Staff: Member Benefits & Relations Manager Cole Iaquinto
Avid outdoorsman Cole Iaquinto served Farm Bureau members in the northern Lower Peninsula for a decade before taking on the member benefits job in…
Meet Your Staff: PAC Relations & Events Specialist Melissa Palma
Charlotte native Melissa Palma plays a key role in Michigan Farm Bureau’s Public Policy & Commodity Division.
Even 90+ temps couldn’t melt Eaton’s annual
Awards, celebration and policy infused Eaton County Farm Bureau’s 2023 Annual Meeting Aug. 23 outside Charlotte.
‘Blood, sweat and tears’ worth it for one young farmer in Mason County
Started in 1998, MAEAP is a voluntary program that helps farmers adopt cost-effective practices that reduce erosion and runoff into ponds, streams,…
Ionia, Monroe Co. leaders reappointed to Farm Produce Insurance Authority
Ionia County Farm Bureau President Terry Page and Monroe County Farm Bureau member Gerald Heck were recently reappointed to the Farm Produce…
'We can't afford to miss this opportunity' — Farm Bureau urges members to complete ag labor survey
The newly formed U.S. Agricultural Labor Working Group is asking farm employers, processors and employees to complete a survey on workforce…
Washtenaw Co. Farm Bureau members open their gates to Rep. Dingell
Dist. 6 U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell toured four Washtenaw County farms, spending time with several Farm Bureau leaders and their families