It was 1936
when Michigan Farm Bureau launched its Community Group program, encouraging
small, neighborhood groups of farmers to gathered regularly to share good food
and spirited exchanges on current issues. Community Farm...
Kramer (Dorthy) Chair of District 2 Women, assists Mrs. Maurine Scamlin,
Women’s State Chair in answering questions about Associated Country Women of
the World. (ACWW)
ACWW is the
largest international program for both...
American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) 100th Annual
Convention takes place Jan. 11-16 in New Orleans. Here’s a photo of the very first
gathering of the national-level Farm Bureau organization, then known as the
On Michigan’s 1960 ballot was a proposal to convene a
Constitutional Convention (soon thereafter to be dubbed “Con-Con”) to overhaul
the state constitution. Delegates at MFB’s Annual Meeting opposed the idea,
Services Inc. in Kalamazoo.
Bureau’s earliest—and once the largest—affiliate company, Farm Bureau Services
provided members with one-stop shopping for seed, feed, fertilizer, steel
products, paint and equipment. Mortally wounded by the...
Menominee County farmer and proud father Ken Veeser with his
boys Adam(center) and Ben (left). Boldly sporting
a Joe Theismann jersey in the heart of Packer country, young Ben there is now
positioning to take over the farm in Bark River...
In 1974, Michigan Representatives supporting tax relief
gathered to witness Governor William Milliken sign
the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Act. Also well known as P.A. 116, the
act was designed to retard urban sprawl...