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    • WOTUS photos

      Send us photos to help sink WOTUS!

      Help us win a lawsuit against EPA’s absurd Waters of the U.S. rule. We need photos by July 15 showing farmland features that EPA wants to regulate under WOTUS.

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    • YF Trap Shoot

      Pull! Trap Shoot for Young Farmers

      Farmer members 18-35 are invited to our statewide Young Farmer trap shoot on June 10. Enjoy two rounds of trap, dinner & award prizes. Register by May 27!

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    • Field Focus

      Read Field Focus in Farm News

      Thanks to sponsor AgroLiquid, get the lowdown on crop progress across the state straight from fellow farmers in Michigan Farm News.

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    • Tall Ships

      Set sail: Tall Ship Celebration

      This July 14-17 event in Bay City offers the sights and sounds of majestic tall ships and international maritime music. Buy tickets in Michigan Kroger stores, by phone 989-895-5193 or online.

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    • YF Golf Scramble

      Fields to fairways for Young Farmers

      Green pastures of a different kind beckon Young Farmers for our annual Golf Scramble, Aug. 4 in Sunfield. Organize your team and register by July 18!

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  • Raise your voice!

    Act Now Button SmallFarm Bureau has a new legislative action center! 

    Check it out today and contact your legislators, urging them to act on issues important to agriculture:

    • PA 116 - Michigan Farmland & Open Space Preservation Program
    • GMO labeling
    Act Now
  • Transportation Guidebook 

    Transportation Guidebook CoverKnow the rules of the road with our new 2016 Farmer's Transportation Guidebook.

    Made with help from the Michigan State Police, the resource covers: 

    • Driver & vehicle standards
    • Motor carrier standards
    • Traffic & federal hazardous materials regulations
    Learn More
  • Enter 2017 Calendar Contest!

    2017 Photo Calendar Contest Graphic Featured ContentSnap the 'lil' tykes or patriarchs of your farm. 

    Take selfies if you want!

    Enter your best shots in our photo contest and help us create our 2017 calendar, themed "Generations of Farm Families."

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    MI Capitol

    Budget deficit estimated at $460 million

    May 19, 2016

    Experts predict a $460 million budget deficit for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, as presented at this week’s Revenue Estimating Conference.

    Corn was one of three crops at the center of the National Academy of Science's recent study of genetically engineered commodities.

    Major study upholds safety of genetically engineered commodities

    May 19, 2016

    Study results announced May 17 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine lent some encouraging support to agriculture's enthusiasm for genetic engineering. In doing so, the Academies' "Experiences and Prospects" report also dealt a blow to critics' claims suggesting links between GMO consumption and health risks.

    2016 Vote Record Cover

    Farm Bureau releases 2015-16 vote record

    May 11, 2016

    Ahead of the November general election, Michigan Farm Bureau and its political action committee AgriPac, released the organization’s 2015-16 vote record highlighting issues of importance to agriculture that were considered by the Michigan Legislature and Congress.

    Fred Leitz (left) explains to Congressman Fred Upton how H-2A visa delays are hampering his Berrien County vegetable operation.

    Upton visit: Growers vent H-2A woes

    May 5, 2016

    Dist. 6 Congressman Fred Upton visited a southwest Michigan farm May 4 to learn more about how federal administrative delays are making a bad labor situation even worse for shorthanded farmers. At Russell Costanza’s vegetable farm in rural Berrien County, Upton heard from growers struggling to secure adequate skilled seasonal workers to plant, tend and harvest their highly perishable crops.

    Ben LaCross

    Cherry grower, FB leader joins state infrastructure commission

    May 5, 2016

    Leelanau County cherry grower and MFB Dist. 9 Director Ben LaCross is the newest member of Michigan’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission. The group was created earlier this year by Gov. Rick Snyder to provide recommendations for improving state infrastructure systems including roads, water, energy and communications.

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    Social Media Swap Meet LogoView our new online social media member directory!

    Find members who've agreed to SWAP their social media info & MEET others who use the technology for advocacy and farm marketing.

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