The Grassroots Process Starts With You.

by Mark Amato, MFBF President & Verill Farm Manager

During the 2017/2018 legislative session, the
Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) experienced many successes on Beacon Hill. Often times those successes came as the result of collaboration with other like-minded organizations and with the efforts of members like you who took the time to make your voices heard.

Legislative Success For Farmers Across the Commonwealth

Massachusetts Farm Bureau played a vital in role in finding legislative success for our farmers here in Massachusetts.

MA DOT Marking Regulation Changes to Affect Farmers

Effective September 1, 2018 new regulations for all commercial motor vehicles, including farm plated vehicles having a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of 10,001 or more lbs that is engaged in INTRASTATE commerce will be required to have a Federal DOT number.

Farm Credit East Releases Report on Available Grants for Agriculture

Farm Credit East's document contains a listing of grants and other incentives available in the Northeast states. To view this document you must be a Farm Bureau member in good standing.

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News and Updates

New DOT regulations to affect farmers across the Commonwealth.

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Fraudulent and Misleading Marketing to New FMCSA Applicants.

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Dairy Revenue Protection sign up begins October 9th, what you need to know.

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An online webinar will include an overview of the program, demonstration of a tool that shows historical precipitation by grid along with farmer options, and a farmer’s perspective on the program.

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Franklin County Farm Bureau is set to host its annual tractor ride on Oct. 13th.

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Farm Credit East recently released a report on available grants for agriculture. 

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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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