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District discussion meets, comin’ in hot!

District-level Young Farmer Discussion Meets are a great way to kick off your year, connecting with Young Farmer peers over issues that matter.

Ernie’s Journey: A long farewell begins

Shiawassee Swineherd Ernie Birchmeier retires this summer after 35 years serving Farm Bureau members statewide. His farewell begins in 5…4…3…2…1…

Members save big on red AND green equipment

Farm Bureau members save on equipment from both Case IH and John Deere.

Discounts, resources for tax season available with your membership

H&R Block, TaxAct and TurboTax services are discounted for Farm Bureau members. A convenient payroll-processing platform is also discounted for…

MFB backs petition to repeal state’s energy siting overreach

A voter-led petition seeking to repeal a law that allowed the state to seize local control of large-scale wind and solar projects has received…

Iron Range earns 2024 Excellence in Grassroots Lobbying Award

Iron Range Farm Bureau earned MFB’s 2024 Excellence in Grassroots Lobbying Award for hosting an informational farm tour to school new legislators on…

New grant program taps fair-food connection to fight hunger

A new grant program encourages county Farm Bureaus to partner with county fairs and similar local events to help fight hunger close to home.

Weigh in: EPA considers changes on treated seed, livestock air emissions and pesticide labeling

Michigan Farm Bureau is encouraging members to submit comments on three Environmental Protection Agency regulatory proposals related to treated seed,…

Red lines and paths forward: Inside the fight for the next farm bill

What will it take to get a farm bill across the finish line? Creativity, a coalition mentality, and more time, according to a panel of House and…

Global transit chokepoints threaten US ag exports

Two separate world events are creating global transit chokepoints for U.S. agricultural exports, increasing shipping costs and potentially impacting…

Southeastern vegetable growers winter meeting Feb. 20 in Monroe

MSU Extension’s winter meeting for southeast Michigan vegetable growers takes place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 20 at Monroe County Community College.

Legislative updates for February 2024

This update includes recently introduced bills and those moving through the legislative process. Michigan Farm Bureau’s positions are rooted in the…
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