Ottawa County Farm Bureau News

Policy newcomers embody next-level grassroots engagement

Posted on 10/3/2019
Newcomers to Michigan Farm Bureau’s state-level policy development committee came together for the first time Sept. 24 for a packed day of orientation and crash course on the issues they’re charged with sifting and sorting next month.

Ag Art Gallery to spotlight members’ creative side

Posted on 10/3/2019
Entries are ramping up for the inaugural Agricultural Art Gallery, a new fundraising effort of the Michigan Foundation for Agriculture debuting at MFB’s 100th Annual Meeting, Dec. 3-5 in Grand Rapids. The first-of-its-kind competition is looking to s

MFB redistricting takes effect at 2019 annual meeting

Posted on 10/3/2019
A redistricting of Michigan Farm Bureau districts will mean some real-world changes for members across the northern Lower Peninsula.

Register now for National FFA Convention Experience

Posted on 9/4/2019
The Michigan FFA Alumni & Friends welcomes registrations for their National FFA Convention Experience Trip during the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 30-31 in Indianapolis.

October deadlines for Karker, White-Reinhardt grants & scholarships

Posted on 9/4/2019
Michigan Farm Bureau’s Marge Karker Scholarship offers three $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in an agricultural program at Michigan State University.

2018 Langeland Scholarship Winners Announced

Posted on 6/20/2019
Jolyn Timmer, daughter of Jack and Beth Timmer, and Darren Kulicamp, son of Dave and Michelle Kulicamp, have each been awarded the Lester and Adrianna Langeland Scholarship (supported by Ottawa County Farm Bureau) in the amount of $1,000.

Fed up? Then step up.

Posted on 6/20/2019

MFB Redistricting: Impact on Elections at Annual Meeting

Posted on 10/3/2019
Michigan Farm Bureau’s pending redistricting plan means change is coming to the organization’s board of directors. The new 12-district arrangement takes effect at the beginning of 2019 Annual Meeting, Dec. 3-5 in Grand Rapids.