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Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies

Welcome to our new website!

We hope you'll take a moment to check things out. We are still under construction in some areas so please bear with us as we continue to enhance your web experience. 


Special Announcement: The Farm Bureau Family of Companies is dedicated to providing for and protecting Michiganders. To this end, we are encouraging all policyholders and members to review their coverage limits on their insurance policy(ies). With recent increases in the cost of goods, services, and construction, we want to do our part to ensure Michigan residents are properly protected. Please contact your local agent if you believe that your coverage limits may need to be increased.

H2A Visa Program

Who We Are

Experienced, full service, Michigan-based agent supporting employers in meeting their agricultural workforce needs through the H-2A foreign worker visa program. Great Lakes Ag Labor Services was established in 2015 and is now the largest H-2A contract filer in Michigan. Located in the Farm Bureau Center in Lansing, with a satellite office in Rockford.

GLALS has a partnership with Varnum Law for expert legal support and 24/7 online access to the Labor Compliance guide with specific information on H-2A.

Contact Us
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Our Services

Pre-approval management review conducted by Varnum Law
Drafting, filing and processing of 3 government agency applications including your employment contract in English and Spanish
Translation services/support
Domestic recruitment advertising, bilingual applicant interviews, reference checks and documentation
Foreign recruitment matching worker expertise to meet specific labor needs
Arrange and provide in-country support for visa appointments at each U.S. Consulate
Complete transportation coordination from worker’s hometown to the worksite
Calculation and payment of individual worker reimbursement
Provide bilingual worker orientation and training
Streamline on-boarding process by providing pre-filled documents
Support during U.S. DOL Wage and Hour Division audit