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Legislative updates for March 2024
This update includes recently introduced bills and those moving through the legislative process. Michigan Farm Bureau’s positions are rooted in the…
‘We don’t have years, we have months’ — MFB members warn lawmakers of labor crisis
Members of Michigan Farm Bureau’s Labor Advisory Committee made their way to the nation’s capital on Feb. 13 for the National Council of Agricultural…
Networking at YFLC: A recap in conversations
On your professional-lingo bingo card it’s called ‘networking,’ but the simple practice of connecting with people is a basic building block of Farm…
Lane, Lapland, and Pangborn Win Elton R. Smith Award
Venerable Agents Earn Historical Tie for Top Farm Bureau Insurance Honor at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan 2024 Convention.
Ernie’s Journey 2: Sometimes you just need to ask
Recalling his time in the field, retiring livestock specialist Ernie Birchmeier remembers learning the vital role face-to-face conversation plays in…
ProFILE gets a lesson in local government engagement
Many disagreements can be avoided if residents are more engaged with local government — and are proactive, not reactive, regarding local ordinances.
Four pieces of the ProFILE puzzle
To better understand how they approach work-related situations, the 2024-25 ProFILE cohort recently completed DiSC personality assessments to learn…
ProFILE digs into the issues at Lansing Legislative Seminar
“We truly are part of an organization that makes a large impact in agriculture.”
Loss of environmental oversight boards looming
The state House and Senate are moving closer to eliminating three environmental oversight boards within the Department of Environment, Great Lakes,…
Ford wants Farm Bureau members’ feedback
Ford’s $500 Exclusive Cash Reward that can be used toward the purchase or lease of an eligible new Maverick, Ranger, F-150, F-150 Lightning or Super…
Discounts on hearing protection, hearing aid solutions
Farm Bureau membership means discounts on high-quality noise protection through Grainger and excellent pricing on Great Hearing Benefits hearing aids.