Previously Recorded Webinars:
MFU hosts webinars quarterly to help share legislation, cooperation, and education throughout the Great Lakes. Check our Upcoming Events page to see what webinars are coming up next. Did you miss previous webinars? Check out the recordings below!
Competition in the Great Lakes
On October 11, 2022 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!
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. On January 10, 2023 MFU spotlighted some of our local cooperatives and how you can get involved! Take a look below.
Great Lakes CSAs & Local Markets
How can you get involved in markets in your area? Have you considered joining a CSA? On April 11, 2023, MFU spoke with local market and CSA operators to learn more about getting involved, how to support, and where to find more information. Check out the recording below!
Ag Product Processing
Meat and vegetable processing rules are an important part of the agriculture industry but can be difficult to fully understand. On July 11, 2023 MFU discussed the current rules and regulations of processing ag products in the Great Lakes. Take a few minutes to watch the recording below!