State 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.

Upcoming Events

2019 MFB Annual Meeting
187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI
This is the annual meeting of the organization where delegates conduct policy deliberation and elect members to the MFB Board of Directors. The 2019 event will conclude the celebrations of our centennial year. Attendees will:  Meet others dedicated to the future of Agriculture Help steer the Michigan Farm Bureau priorities for the coming year; Learn the complexity of the one organization that represents the interests of all Michigan farms
2020 Council of Presidents Conference
111 W Main St
Open to all county Farm Bureau presidents
Lansing Legislative Seminar
333 E. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI
Lansing Legislative Seminar provides an opportunity to learn from expert speakers on policy issues impacting agriculture, help legislative and regulatory leaders understand Farm Bureau policy, and share ideas and talk about local issues with fellow members.