What Does Maine Farm Bureau Do for You?
- Works to introduce legislation in Augusta and Washington, D.C.
- Works to help keep farms in Maine prospering, creating fresh and safe locally grown foods
- Works to maintain open space and lands to provide great recreational opportunities
- Works for private property rights protection
- Provides industry-wide leadership on animal welfare issues
- Educates people about the benefits and importance of agriculture through media and Ag in the Classroom
- Works to support farmers’ water rights
- Works to help provide sales tax exemptions on items used in agriculture production including machinery, feed, fertilizer, hay and seed
- Works to help provide farmers a fair price for their products
- Works to help farmers be the best stewards of our land and resources in Maine – providing over 80% of the habitat for wildlife
- Offers members benefit programs including affordable insurance and discount programs on products and services for members