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November 7, 2019
Seven bills making comprehensive updates to the state’s animal agriculture laws passed the Michigan House of Representatives late Wednesday evening and now heads to the Governor’s desk for approval.
November 6, 2019
The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday evening passed House Bill 4687, effectively repealing the feeding and baiting ban in the lower peninsula previously enacted by the Natural Resources Commission in 2018.
October 30, 2019
Michigan Farm Bureau's state-level policy development committee spent two days in Lansing deliberating hundreds of policy recommendations from 62 county Farm Bureaus.
Four Farm Bureau members are among Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent announcement to the Michigan Bean Commission, the Michigan Carrot Commission and the Farm Produce Insurance Authority Board.
Legislation unanimously passed the U.S. Senate on Oct. 25 to authorize the hiring of more than 200 inspectors in an attempt to address the ongoing shortage of staff responsible for protecting the nation’s food supply and agricultural products at U.S. borders.