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Programs

Macomb County Scholarships

Purpose: To award students for their achievement in Agricultural (Ag) related course studies and help them further their education. Macomb County Farm Bureau may award two - $1000 scholarships toward the continued agricultural education area students. For more information on our scholarship program call the Macomb County Farm Bureau office at (586) 727-0025 or you may e-mail jwallac@ctyfb.com or go to the "Educational & Scholarships Opportunities" tab for a link to the on-line application.

Community Action Groups

Community Action Groups

This group of friends and neighbors meets monthly to discuss key issues affecting agriculture. Whether the issue is zoning, community planning, school finance, or even a neighborhood beautification project, a Community Action Group is the perfect tool to find solutions, gain knowledge, share ideas, and take action.

For more information about joining a Community Action Group, or starting your own group, contact the Macomb County Farm Bureau office at (586)727-0025.

For more information about this program, visit the Community Action Groups website.

Dinner on the Farm

This yearly event provides Farm Bureau members of St. Clair, Huron, Lapeer, Tuscola, Sanilac, and Macomb counties the opportunity to make their concerns known to Congressman Paul Mitchell, while enjoying dinner on a local farm.

Lansing Legislative Seminar

Lansing Legislative Seminar

Each year, Farm Bureau organizes face-to-face meetings with hundreds of Farm Bureau leaders and their respective elected officials. These annual "lobbying" missions are a key element in the Farm Bureau grassroots policy development and policy execution process.

If you are interested in attending this event please contact the county office.

For more information about this program, visit the Lansing Legislative Seminar website.
Promotion & Education

Promotion & Education

The goal of the Promotion and Education program is to educate Michigan consumers about agriculture through working with children and schools and coordinating public outreach programs to promote and educate about agriculture. In addition, the Promotion and Education program strives to educate farmers on issues impacting agriculture.

IN MACOMB COUNTY WE OFFER:

PROJECT R.E.D. (Rural Education Day - next event - TBD, 2018)

Is a project sponsored by Macomb County Farm Bureau volunteer help from the agricultural community, usually held towards the end of April. Its' purpose is to give 3rd grade students a fun, hands-on experience, sort of an inside look at agriculture and how it helps them in their everyday life.

Many of the volunteers are local farmers, 4-H Students and Leaders, Master Gardeners, MSU Extension and Farm Bureau staff.  They share their knowledge, help to direct students and teachers to their proper areas, help with parking and a number of behind the scenes activities.

Project RED is FREE!  The only cost involved may be your transportation costs to get the students to the Armada Fairgrounds. You decide if you would like to attend a morning or afternoon session. For volunteer opportunities or more information please contact Co-Chairs: Susan Kutchey (586)781-9560, Sabrina Haack (810) 367-3453 or the county office (586) 727-0025.

For more information about this program, visit the Promotion & Education website.
Washington Legislative Seminar

Washington Legislative Seminar

Each year, Farm Bureau organizes face-to-face meetings with hundreds of Farm Bureau leaders and their respective elected officials. These annual "lobbying" missions are a key element in the Farm Bureau grassroots policy development and policy execution process.

If you would like to participate or need more information please contact the county office.

For more information about this program, visit the Washington Legislative Seminar website.
Young Farmer

Young Farmer

The Young Farmer program is designed to develop leadership potential for men and women between the ages of 18 and 35.

For more information about the Young Farmer Program in Macomb County, please contact the committee chairman, Amanda Kutchey at (586) 781-9560 or the Macomb County office.

For more information about this program, visit the Young Farmer website.