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Michigan Farm Bureau centennial site celebrating 100 years of Michigan Farm Bureau.
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Trivia

I’ll take Young Farmers for $500 please, Alex… We’re as clueless about this  photo as the faces of these contestants from 1988. MFB Board Members Andy Hagenow and Doug Darling think they recognize some of these Young Farmers as Steve...

Golden Hand Axes

The 1980s weren’t just about awful music and fashion—they were about hatchet-wielding leaders! At MFB’s 1986 Leaders’ Conference, Young Farmer chair Gary Skinner (Gratiot County) and Women’s Committee Chair Diane Horning (Washtenaw) were honored with what appear to...

1969 Washington Air Tour

In 1969 legislative leaders took part in Farm Bureau’s ninth annual Washington Air Tour. This photo from that event includes the familiar face of Gerald R. Ford(far right), then serving in the U.S. House...

Don & Gail Nugent

Back to the ‘70s! Former Michigan Farm Bureau board member Don Nugent and Gail Nugent of Benzie County are seated in the far left of this vintage lineup. Let us know if you can identify any of...

Little Brown Jug

Menominee earned the coveted Little Brown Jug trophy in 1967 for being the first county Farm Bureau in the Upper Peninsula to achieve its membership goal. Here longtime U.P. Regional Representative Hugo Kivi (left) here presents the...

MISS Michigan Farm Bureau

Introducing… (drum roll) MISS Michigan Farm Bureau 1963, Susan Walker from Washtenaw County!! That’s Susan, second from the right, holding her bouquet. One the far left is runner-up Judy Vallender of Gladwin County, and between them is Montcalm...

1955 Home Office

1950s Executive Secretary-Treasurer J.F. Yaeger is explaining to the Michigan Farm Bureau directors the construction features of the 4000 North Grand River Avenue building. In 1955 this building would become the Farm Bureau...

State Annual 1966

his photo from the 1966 state annual meeting captures President Elton R. Smith (right) welcoming three newcomers to the MFB Board of Directors: Raymond Launstein of Williamston (standing); Nicholas Smith of Addison (seated...

Farm Bureau Top Gun

According to Paul Reeves, these four gents sporting Farm Bureau Top Gun hats include Ken Veeser of Menominee County (far left) and Maynard Roth of Ionia County (far right). Neal Feikema (second from left) is clearly identifiable by his nametag,...