Silvopasturing as a Strategy to Enhance Grazing Systems in Forest-Covered New England

When: March 9 at 7 pm Description: Brett will share personal experiences on how silvopasturing has benefited family ranching operations in western New York and central Argentina to improve the land and welfare of their livestock, while also improving the bottom line. Bio: Brett Chedzoy is a forester with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, New York.  He works regiona...
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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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Notice of Public Hearings regarding Minimum Wage and OT pertaining to Ag/Farm work

The Department of Labor Standards shall conduct two public hearings to determine the appropriateness of issuing regulatory guidance in the form of an opinion letter regarding the scope of “agricultural and farm work” within the context of the Massachusetts Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws and in light of the recent Supreme Judicial Court case of Arias-Villano vs. Chang Enterprises, Inc. et al ...
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