Why should I join Hancock County Farm Bureau?

Current Legislative Issues

Marketing Education & Information

Policy Development at Grassroots Level

Ag in the Classroom Efforts thoughout Hancock County

Up to Date Farm Bill Information

Lobbying Efforts in Washington D.C., Springfield, & Chicago

State and Local Benefits

Plat Book Sales - $25

Farm Record books - $10

Soil testing

FS Patronage for "Voting -MM" Members

"Farmweek" for "Voting-MM" Members

"Partners" magazine for "Associate" Member

 

 Member Benefits:

 By being a member of the Hancock County Farm Bureau, you can take advantage of all the State and Local savings just by showing your membership card at those participating businesses.   If you would like more information about the State and Local Discount Programs, contact your local Farm Bureau office.

 

Associate Membership

 Associate Members of the Farm Bureau are often referred to as “A” members.  The annual dues for an “A” membership are $20. “A” members have less than $2500 of gross annual farm income.  The Hancock County Farm Bureau’s membership year is October 1 – September 30.  Members that join during the year pay on an annual basis. 

 

Farming Membership

 “Farming’ members of the Hancock County Farm Bureau are often referred to as “MM” members.  To qualify as an “MM” member, a person must have a substantial financial interest in the production of agricultural products, at least $2500 of gross annual farm income per year.  This can be from the sale of agriculture commodities such as corn, soybeans, wheat, cattle, hogs, sheep, or cash rent from farmland.  The annual dues for an “MM” membership are $65 in Hancock County.  The Hancock County Farm Bureau’s membership year is October 1 – September 30.  Members that join during the year pay on a prorated basis.  Please contact the local Farm Bureau office for rates.  


 

How much does it cost to be a Farm Bureau member?

Associate members

October – September             $20


Voting members

October – December              $65

January – March                   $48.75

April – June                             $32.50

July – September                  $81.25 ($16.25 for the 4th quarter of the first year plus $65 for the second year.)