Agritourism Bill May Pass In The Final Hours Of Legislative Session

by Brad Mitchell, Deputy Executive Director

There is still time for HB 4921 – An act establishing an agritourism study committee, which was filed on behalf of MFBF by Representative Stephen Kulik, to pass during the informal session, which ends on Dec. 31.

Farm Bureau Delegates Elect Board Members, Adopt Resolutions

On the final day of the 2018 Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF’s) annual meeting, delegates voted on board of director positions and discussed and adopted resolutions

Perdue on DOL Rulemaking on H-2A Program

Would allow farms to post employment opportunities online, rather than in newspapers

MFBF Demonstrates Continued Excellence

Staff, leadership and volunteers at the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation have once again demonstrated their excellence as the organization made a clean sweep of the American Farm Bureau Federation's State Awards of Excellence.

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