It’s still too cold for spring planting, but the legislative issues Michigan farmers care most about are heating up again. Yesterday, dozens of crop producers from across the state met in Lansing for the annual Lansing Legislative Seminar, sponsored by the Michigan Farm Bureau. Farmers met in conference sessions to talk about a number of current issues, and many had a chance to speak one on one with their local lawmakers.
Current State’s Kevin Lavery caught up with a few farmers to hear what’s on their minds. The road funding proposal up for a vote in May is top of mind for many people, not just farmers, but farmers have a lot to say about other issues like biofuel and water use.