News & Updates

Important Farm Bureau and agricultural news

22
Feb
2024 County Legislative Breakfasts

Meet your local legislator to discuss agricultural issues important to you   Updated schedule is below. Invitations are on the way to active members. Contact your county president or email the state office for more information.  

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14
Feb
Massachusetts Agriculture in Action Expo (MAAE)

Heidi Cooper

During the last year, I have learned a lot.  Being on the American Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee has afforded me opportunities for continued learning and development, and one recent workshop stands out that I want to share today. At AFBF there is a training provided by staff called…

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14
Feb
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.…

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9
Feb
Farm Energy Discount Program

Provides 10% discount to eligible farms on electricity and natural gas bills.   The Farm Energy Discount Program provides discounts on electricity and natural gas bills of 10% to eligible entities engaged in production agriculture. Subject to certification by the Massachusetts Department…

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