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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MFBF Earns Top AFBF Awards

MFBF was the honored as one of the top Farm Bureaus across the nation during American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF's) Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas, when it received the Pinnacle Award and New Horizon Award.   The Pinnacle Award is the highest award a state Farm Bureau can earn for program and membership achievement. Farm Bureaus compete annually for this award against other state F...
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