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Farm Bureau Membership

Generations of farm families have discovered that Farm Bureau helps find solutions to issues facing their businesses. The many programs and services provided by Mendocino County Farm Bureau are designed to strengthen agriculture’s impact across the county. Whether you farm or just appreciate the role of farms in shaping our great county, your membership in Mendocino County Farm Bureau brings you multiple benefits.

Join your local family farmers, ranchers, foresters, fishermen, dairy farmers, beekeepers and many others and discover how belonging can make a difference. Becoming a member of the Mendocino County Farm Bureau is a simple yet powerful way to put your support behind these wholesome local agriculturalists that produce your family’s food and fiber.

Would you like to become a Farm Bureau Member? Please look at the definitions below and contact us. You can also enroll or renew an existing membership on-line by clicking on California Farm Bureau.

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Membership Definitions

Individual Member

An INDIVIDUAL member is a person who joins in his or her own name.

  • A single person.
  • A married person and spouse.

Entity Member

An ENTITY member is a corporation, limited liability company, association, partnership, trust or one individual who is a stockholder, member, partner, trustee, officer or key employee who is designated   by the entity to participate individually in the activities and benefits derived from that membership.

Regular Membership Dues

Agricultural Member $175 Annually

One who shall reasonably expect to receive, during the current membership year, any income from actual farming operations in the State of California, can be owner, lessee, officer, or substantial shareholder or a full – time employee of an agricultural business.

Or any individual/entity who wants to

Business example:  company who sells ag products to farmers and ranchers or a business that assists farmers and ranchers.

Membership Includes:

  • An annual subscription to Ag Alert, the weekly agricultural issues newspaper from California Farm Bureau
  • An annual subscription to Mendocino Country Life, the quarterly publication from Mendocino County Farm Bureau
  • The right to vote on qualified issues at the county Farm Bureau level
  • The ability to run for a Director position on the Mendocino County Board of Directors
  • All of the benefit programs related to Farm Bureau membership

Associate Member $90 Annually

One who is not a agricultural or collegiate member, but supports the preservation of agriculture and the rural lifestyle.

Membership Includes:

  • An annual subscription to California Bountiful, the bi-monthly consumer based magazine from California Farm Bureau
  • An annual subscription to Mendocino Country Life, the quarterly publication from Mendocino County Farm Bureau
  • All of the benefit programs related to Farm Bureau membership

Collegiate Member $25.00 Annually

This member would be 16-24 years old, attending a college or other formal level of higher education. Only receive other Farm Bureau related benefits if still qualified under a parent/guardians qualified Agricultural or Associate membership

Membership Includes:

  • On line access to Ag Alert, the weekly agricultural issues newspaper from California Farm Bureau
  • Ability to apply for the California Farm Bureau scholarship program
  • Networking opportunities for internship opportunities and local and state contacts
  • Information on the local and state Young Farmers and Ranchers program

Premium Membership Dues

Silver Level Premium Membership $250.00 Annually

Recommended for businesses with 2 or more employees

Membership Includes:

  • 1 Membership (Associate/Agricultural)
  • Listing in event programs (Annual Fundraiser and Annual Meeting)
  • Called out listing in Mendocino Country Life Newsletter (4X/year); Top page listing in the business directory section if member is a business
  • Use of office training materials
  • Up to 2 employees can attend MCFB workshops/trainings at discounted rate

Gold Level Premium Membership $500.00 Annually

Recommended for businesses with 3 or more employees.

Membership Includes:

  • 1 Membership (Associate/Agricultural)
  • Listing in event programs (Annual Fundraiser and Annual Meeting)
  • Logo and website link for business (if applicable) on MCFB website
  • Called out listing in Mendocino Country Life Newsletter (4X/year); Top page listing in the business directory section if member is a business
  • 10% off advertising rates in Mendocino Country Life
  • Use of office training materials
  • Workshops/trainings: 1 free employee attendance & up to 3 employees can attend at discounted rate
  • Business can provide up to 2 contacts to receive all MCFB outreach information (E-letter, Executive Director Updates, etc); additional employees can receive limited outreach information

Platinum Level Premium Membership $1000.00 Annually

Recommended for businesses with 5 or more employees.

Membership Includes:

  • 1 Business Membership (Associate/Agricultural)
  • 2 Complimentary Individual Memberships (Associate/Agricultural)
  • Listing in event programs (Annual Fundraiser and Annual Meeting)
  • Logo and website link for business (if applicable) on MCFB website
  • Called out listing in Mendocino Country Life Newsletter (4X/year); Top page listing, with logo, in the business directory section if member is a business
  • 25% off advertising rates in Mendocino Country Life
  • 2 free tickets to annual events (Fundraiser/Annual Meeting)
  • Invitations to exclusive events
  • Use of office training materials
  • Workshops/trainings: 2 free employee attendance & additional employees can attend at discounted rate
  • Business can provide up to 5 contacts to receive all MCFB outreach information (E-letter, Executive Director Updates, etc); additional employees can receive limited outreach information

Diamond Level Premium Membership $2000.00 Annually

Recommended for businesses with 5 or more employees.

Membership Includes:

Includes:

  • 1 Business Membership (Agricultural)
  • 2 Complimentary Individual Memberships (Agricultural)
  • Up to 5 employee discounted rate memberships
  • Logo in event programs (Annual Fundraiser and Annual Meeting)
  • Logo and website link for business (if applicable) on MCFB website
  • Called out listing in Mendocino Country Life Newsletter (4X/year); Top page listing, with logo, in the business directory section if member is a business
  • 30% off advertising rates in Mendocino Country Life
  • 4 free tickets to annual events (Fundraiser/Annual Meeting)
  • Invitations to exclusive events
  • Use of office training materials
  • Workshops/trainings: 5 free employee attendance & additional employees can attend at discounted rate
  • Priority registration
  • Business can provide up to 5 contacts to receive all MCFB outreach information (E-letter, Executive Director Updates, etc); additional employees can receive limited outreach information
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