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May 17, 2019
New to the state PD committee are Ingham County’s Jeanine Igl, representing District 5, and Sanilac’s John Bowsky, one of three Young Farmer representatives.
May 6, 2019
The House and Senate agriculture appropriations subcommittees finalized funding recommendations for the state agriculture department; House recommending a 0.9% decrease, the Senate a 2.3% increase.
May 1, 2019
Farm Bureau’s annual policy development process is now under way, starting with discussions at the local level—meaning your input is needed now!
April 12, 2019
With farmers comprising less than 2% of the population, agriculture is increasingly likely to get run over and left out if farmers don’t become more active in government.
Representatives of Michigan State University, Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and Michigan Milk Producers Association testified before the House and Senate agriculture appropriations subcommittees this week to advocate for more stable funding of the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture (M-AAA).