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Advocacy: The Life Blood Of Farm Bureau Grand Bargain Not So Grand For Small Businesses by Brad Mitchell, Deputy Executive Director The negotiations went on for months with legislators, worker advocates and representatives of the business community trying to come to an agreement on new laws concerning worker pay and benefits. The “Grand Bargain,” as it was dubbed, was signed into law by Govern...
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Help Farmers Fight Hunger: Harvest For All Drive

MFBF’s YF&R committee has undertaken a ‘Harvest For All’ drive – and one of their locations will be Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery at Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley on Sunday, August 19. Read more...
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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...
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Agricultural Scholarship Information

For a listing of Farm Bureau and other agriculturally related scholarships available for Massachusetts students visit here.  This list is continually growing, as we are made aware of more and more scholarships we will add them.
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Worcester County Farm Bureau Rewards Program

What’s In It For You? This is your exclusive opportunity to join the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation and become a part of the Worcester County Rewards Program. As part of the Rewards Program, you will get to explore the retail agriculture locations, such as farm stands and orchards, all over Worcester County and enjoy their bounty at a discount! Some of the farms involved have c...
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MFBF’s Friend of Local Farmers

Are you interested in helping sustain the local food supply? You can for $25! All you have to do is sign-up to become a Friend of Local Farmers! Most of Massachusetts’ 7,750 farms are small and family-owned, so our farmers don’t have time to run their businesses and be politicians. That’s where we both can help! When you become a Friend of Local Farmers you join the...
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