Michigan Farmers Union Upcoming Events:
October 11, 2022 @ 1:00 pm Eastern: Competition Webinar
On October 11th at 1:00 pm Eastern, Michigan Farmers Union hosted the first of four quarterly webinars discussing Great Lakes family agriculture. We began our series by discussing competition in agriculture and the lack thereof. Panelists included local beef producer Jon Nelson, local blueberry grower Rex Schultz, and Nebraska Farmers Union President John Hansen. Couldn’t make the webinar live? Watch the recording below!
January 10, 2023: MFU Webinar Series – Connecting with Cooperatives in the Great Lakes
Cooperation is one of Michigan Farmers Union’s guiding principles, and we work closely with cooperatives in our area. Learn more about some of our local cooperatives and how you can get involved! This webinar will take place on January 10th at 1pm. You don’t want to miss it!
March 5 – 7, 2023: National Farmers Union Convention
Farmers Union members from across the country will meet together on March 5 – 7 in San Francisco, CA to discuss next year’s priorities. Each year members from Michigan are selected by peers to represent Great Lakes farmers in these national discussions. Attend out state convention to learn more about participating in national discussions!
April 11, 2023: MFU Webinar Series – Great Lakes CSAs & Local Markets
How can you get involved in markets in your area? Have you considered joining a CSA? Join Michigan Farmers Union to learn about local markets, hear from CSA members, and ask any questions you may have! The webinar will take place on April 11 at 1pm EST.
July 11, 2023: MFU Webinar Series – Ag Product Processing
Meat and vegetable processing rules are an important part of the agriculture industry but can be difficult to fully understand. Learn about the current rules and regulations with Michigan Farmers Union! This webinar will take place on July 11 at 1pm EST. You don’t want to miss it!