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      Road rage cure: Vote yes on Prop 1

      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!

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  • Proposal 1: Safe Roads Yes! 

    Safe Roads Yes
    How does Proposal 1 affect agriculture? 

    What does Proposal 1 fund?

    Why is Michigan Farm Bureau encouraging a YES vote on May 5?

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  • Your source for Farm Bill news

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    Farm Bill information, resources and videos on:

    • Conservation programs
    • Crop insurance
    • Dairy margin protection program

    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.

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    03-27-15 VanderWerff TEASER

    Michigan farmer drones on in D.C.

    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.

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    11th Ag Day celebrates industry’s growth, diversity

    March 27, 2015

    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.

    Safe Roads Yes

    Ag leaders stump for Prop. 1

    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.

    All good things in moderation—including the delicious world of sausages!

    Dietary advisory committee feels meat industry’s backlash

    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.”

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    MFB hosts farm succession, estate planning seminars

    March 19, 2015

    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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  • 2016 Calendar Photo Contest 

    2016 Calendar Photo Contest Drone

    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! 

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