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Michigan Farm Bureau centennial site celebrating 100 years of Michigan Farm Bureau.
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Community Action Groups

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...

AFBF 100 Years

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 American...

Con-Con

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, joining with...

Farm Bureau Services

Farm Bureau Services Inc. in Kalamazoo. Michigan Farm 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...

Ken Vesser

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...

Discussion Meet

Junior Farm Bureau’s members Dale Foster of Berrien County and Bill Easton are seated during a discussion meet in the 1950s. Have any interesting discussion meet stories? Share below! ...

Summerfest

The current logo of the Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies debuted at Ag Expo in 1988, emblazoned across the side of a high-flying balloon tethered above the Farm Bureau tent. It...