Proposed policy resolutions approved by delegates at the county annual meeting

View the resolutions below that were approved at the county annual and submitted to the state policy development committee to be considered at the Michigan Farm Bureau annual meeting. 

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TitlePolicy
071-Agricultural DrainageWe support the initiation of a study committee to focus on local drainage issues and what should be done regarding them. (ENV 71)
 We support the elimination of Daylight Savings Time in Michigan.
028-Sugar IndustryInsert language to Michigan Farm Bureau policy #28, Sugar Industry, with a new bullet after line 9, under “We Support:” • Co-products from sugar beet processing being used as a road deicer by MDOT, county road commissions, and local municipalities.
209-SugarWe support adding the following language to AFBF policy #209, Sugar, as number 1.8 under “We Support:” that states, Research on a national level of bio-based products, such as sugar beet co-products, being used as a road deicer.
342-Genomic EditingWe support adding the following language to AFBF policy #342, Genomic Editing, as number 1.6 under “We Support:” that states, The continued advancement of technology, such as CRISPR, to enhance the further development of seed and production tools
071-Agricultural DrainageWe support the initiation of a study committee to focus on local drainage issues and what should be done regarding them. (SA MISC)