March is “Food & Agriculture Month” in Michigan, as proclaimed by Gov. Rick Snyder. To celebrate, explore agricultural careers and increase your knowledge about farming in the state.
Commemorate March as National Reading Month by telling agriculture’s story to youngsters through an award-winning “Accurate Agriculture” book.
The state’s roads and bridges are decaying. Proposal 1 will generate funds to make repairs while also helping schools and local government. Vote yes! Proposal 1 is good for farmers and Michigan!
Until March 31, eligible Farm Bureau members can take $300 off Polaris full-size snowmobiles. The discount is in addition to other sale pricing and finance offers!
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New: Local educational programs are available to learn about the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs. Visit the MSUE website and FSA website for dates and locations.
March 27, 2015
Ottawa County fruit and grain farmer Jeff VanderWerff explained the values and risks of unmanned aircraft systems in agriculture in his testimony before a U.S. Senate subcommittee this week. The Farm Bureau member and agronomist discussed how farmers are leading the way in exploring the technology’s commercial applications.
Farmers from across the state joined the leaders of agricultural commodity organizations March 25 in Lansing to celebrate the 11th anniversary of Ag Day at the Capitol, an event designed to raise the industry's profile with state lawmakers. Prior to the midday showcase inside the state capitol, FFA members, farmers and commodity group representatives delivered baskets of Michigan-produced food products and informational materials to the offices of state senators and representatives.
March 24, 2015
Leaders representing Michigan Farm Bureau stood alongside other prominent industry and community leaders over the past week proclaiming their outspoken support for the upcoming May 5 ballot proposal that would generate $1.3 billion annually to rejuvenate Michigan’s crumbling transportation infrastructure.
March 19, 2015
New recommendations from the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee have America’s meat industry suiting up for a brawl. Critics from across the meat industry are saying the committee overstepped its bounds in a recent report by including environmental issues and the perpetually undefined concept of “sustainability.”
Michigan Farm Bureau is hosting another pair of Farm Succession and Estate Planning Seminars to help farmers navigate the challenging transition of a family farm business from one generation to the next. Workshops are scheduled for April 29 in western Michigan and April 30 in northern Michigan. Both sessions will reprise a popular program that debuted mid-winter in Hillsdale and Saginaw.
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Capture our theme — the "Future of Farming" — in photos.
Your image could be one of 12 selected to appear in our 2016 calendar.
A grand prize goes to the person whose photo is chosen for the calendar's cover!
Farm Bureau members who belong to a Community Action Group can: