Farm Bureau News

Policy newcomers embody next-level grassroots engagement

Posted on 10/3/2019
Newcomers to Michigan Farm Bureau’s state-level policy development committee came together for the first time Sept. 24 for a packed day of orientation and crash course on the issues they’re charged with sifting and sorting next month.

Ag Art Gallery to spotlight members’ creative side

Posted on 10/3/2019
Entries are ramping up for the inaugural Agricultural Art Gallery, a new fundraising effort of the Michigan Foundation for Agriculture debuting at MFB’s 100th Annual Meeting, Dec. 3-5 in Grand Rapids. The first-of-its-kind competition is looking to s

MFB redistricting takes effect at 2019 annual meeting

Posted on 10/3/2019
A redistricting of Michigan Farm Bureau districts will mean some real-world changes for members across the northern Lower Peninsula.

Register now for National FFA Convention Experience

Posted on 9/4/2019
The Michigan FFA Alumni & Friends welcomes registrations for their National FFA Convention Experience Trip during the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 30-31 in Indianapolis.

October deadlines for Karker, White-Reinhardt grants & scholarships

Posted on 9/4/2019
Michigan Farm Bureau’s Marge Karker Scholarship offers three $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in an agricultural program at Michigan State University.

Urban rep 'excited to do better for Michigan agriculture'

Posted on 8/6/2019
Wayne County Farm Bureau invested time and resources this week into helping two of its mostly urban-focused state legislators gain firsthand agriculture experience and knowledge by visiting three area farms.

Fed up? Then step up.

Posted on 6/20/2019

MFB Redistricting: Impact on Elections at Annual Meeting

Posted on 10/3/2019
Michigan Farm Bureau’s pending redistricting plan means change is coming to the organization’s board of directors. The new 12-district arrangement takes effect at the beginning of 2019 Annual Meeting, Dec. 3-5 in Grand Rapids.

Wayne County partners with Oceana County

Posted on 6/20/2019
Recently, two very different county Farm Bureaus formed a partnership to help themselves grow and further their agricultural missions.