September News & Views Now Online

September News & Views Now Online


We Need Your Help on H.B. 441 An Act to Create a Livestock Care and Standards Board
by Edward Davidian, MFBF President

If you are a livestock farmer in Massachusetts, I urge you to call or email your local representative or senator to discuss H.B. 441, an act to create a livestock care and standards board. is board is critical to maintaining your operation in the future.

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Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Survey – Purpose and Goal

Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Survey – Purpose and Goal


This survey in response to many complaints and criticisms MA Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) has received in recent years from APR owners. The purpose of the survey was to explore the scope of these complaints.

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FY 2018 FVAC Recommended Values

FY 2018 FVAC Recommended Values


The FY 2018 recommended  values  for land classified under Chapter 61 and 61A and Farm Animal Excise Tax was voted on and approved by the FVAC commission on March 24th.

2018 Recommended Values…


Legislative Action Center

Massachusetts Farm Bureau (MFBF) advocates for the agriculture here in the Commonwealth and Nationally. As the need arises for grassroots action, we will urge our members and supporters to take action on specific bills and regulatory proposals. Thank you for supporting the goals and interests of MFBF and farmer across the state!

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Worcester County Rewards Program

The Worcester County Rewards Program is a way to involve farmers in Farm Bureau and to give farmers in Worcester County the opportunity to get their name out there. Learn more..

2018 Tax Valuations

The FY 2018 recommended values for land classified under Chapter 61 and 61A and Farm Animal Excise Tax was voted on and approved by the FVAC commission on March 24th. Recommended Values...

Labor Reform

Our farmers face a critical shortage of legally authorized and experienced workers, which negatively impacts our economic competitiveness, local economies, and jobs. Learn More...