FARM BILL: Introduced in Congress and Farmers & Ranchers Need to Voice Their Support!

FARM BILL: Introduced in Congress and Farmers & Ranchers Need to Voice Their Support!


Congress has introduced the long-awaited Farm Bill (H.R. 2) and it addresses many long-standing issues important to farmers and ranchers.

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April News & Views Now Available

April News & Views Now Available


Massachusetts Farmers, Legislators Celebrate Agriculture Day On Beacon Hill

More than 200 farmers and students descended on Beacon Hill today to showcase locally-grown food and farm products and to hold meetings with their local legislators about the issues that matter most to them. .

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Farmland Valuations for FY19

Farmland Valuations for FY19


On March 23, 2018, the DSL Local Assessment released the FY 2019 recommended  values  for land classified under Chapter 61 and 61A the FVAC commission voted on March 23rd, along with the Farm Excise and Crop development,  Read More…


MFBF’s 2018 Ag Day White Paper

MFBF’s 2018 Ag Day White Paper


Click below to learn about the priorities of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation for the 2017-2018 Legislative session..

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Latest News and Updates

Mass Nursery Crop Insurance Deadline Approaches

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds Massachusetts nursery growers that the final date to apply for crop insurance coverage for the 2019 crop year is May 1.

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Farmland Valuations for FY19

The Farmland Valuation Advisory Commission (FVAC) annually meets to adopt the range of recommended agricultural, horticultural and forest land use values for the various categories of land classified under Chapter 61 and 61A.

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FMCSA New ELD Waiver

FMCSA Announces New ELD Waiver for Transporters of Agricultural Commodities and Additional Transition Guidance

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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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