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Academy for Political Leadership

Represent Agriculture

In the era of term limits, there is a constant need for farmers to run for office.

Michigan Farm Bureau's Academy for Political Leadership is designed to give county Farm Bureau members the tools they need to engage in government, represent agriculture and positively influence the legislative process.

What you will learn

  • Why we need farmers to run for office
  • How to talk to the media
  • What it takes to run an effective campaign
  • Election law
  • Fundraising
  • Social media training
  • And much more

When and where

The academy schedule consists of four, two-day meetings in Lansing and one two-day meeting in Washington, D.C.

Interested in participating in a future class?
Contact Matt Kapp, 517-679-5338 or Melissa Palma, 517-323-6740

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