Farm Vehicle Excise Exemption

As a reminder, there is an exemption from excise tax for motor vehicles registered with Farm Plates. However, the vehicle cannot be used at all for personal use or the owner is subject to the tax and a $100 penalty. State Tax Form 126A-MVE may be filed with the local assessors to claim an exemption. The abatement must be filed within three years after the date the excise was due, or one year af...
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MFBF Now Accepting Applications For Horse Farm of Distinction

Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is currently accepting applications for its Horse Farm of Distinction honor for 2021. This honor is meant to recognize and publicize horse farms and stable operations that are members of the organization and that set high standards and achieve a level of excellence in overall animal health, farm management and compliance with public safety. "We had 32...
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March 25: Celebrate Local Agriculture

March 25, 2020, will mark the annual Massachusetts Agricultural Day on Beacon Hill. This celebration of local food and farm products will be hosted by the Massachusetts Agricultural Promotion Board and gives farmers a forum during which they can speak directly to legislators about their concerns. Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is proud to work with many partner organizations to co-hos...
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Jan/Feb 2020 News & Views Now Available

MFBF Earns Top Farm Bureau Awards MFBF was honored as one of the top Farm Bureaus across the nation
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