Ford Benefit for MFBF members

Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation is pleased to announce the newest member benefit. Farm Bureau members in Massachusetts can now receive a $500 Bonus Cash offer from Ford Motor Company or $750 Lincoln Motor Company on a purchase or lease of a new qualifying vehicle

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Department is proposing changes to address the transfer and sale of a parcel protected by an APR.


The revised regulations will provide APR landowners with a clearer understanding of their requirements at the time of transfer, the Department’s process for review and their rights to withdraw and appeal the Department’s decision.

MDAR GRANT PROGRAMS

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) is accepting applications from farmers who wish to participate in these Department programs in Fiscal Year 2020.


Please read program information in the current Request for Response before completing and submitting an application to the MDAR Amherst office by the stated deadline of Tuesday May 7, 2019.

New Seasonal Challenges

by Mark Amato, MFBF President

Thank you to all who contributed to a very successful Ag Day. Whether you donated food, met with legislators or otherwise gave your time, it is your cooperative efforts that make it work. Our messages of thanks for previous support and of concerns about efforts to control how we do business in the future were delivered loud and clear.

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News and Updates

MDAR is accepting applications from farmers wishing to participate programs in Fiscal Year 2020

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USDA/NASS released its findings from the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture last week.

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Designation allows FSA to extend emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters.

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MFBF members now receive a $500 Bonus Cash offer from Ford Motor Company

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New DOT regulations to affect farmers across the Commonwealth.

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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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