Farm Produce Insurance Authority

The Michigan Farm Produce Insurance Authority, created by P.A. 198 of 2003, as amended, is a ten-member (eight voting) board, representing farmers, grain industry, banking interests, and has the responsibility of establishing, administering and promoting the Farm Produce Insurance Fund.


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Statute

MCL 285.317, Act 198 of 2003

Contact

Jeff Haarer
517-284-5642
haarerj@michigan.gov


Members 

 

Aaron Somers, Henderson

Producers from the largest Michigan organization representing general farm interests in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/18

 

Greg Ackerman, Vassar

Largest Michigan organization exclusively representing dry bean producers in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/19

 

Steven Kluemper, Williamston

Largest Michigan organization representing interests of agricultural lenders in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/19

 

James Howe, Frankenmuth
Largest Michigan organization representing the interests of licensees in Michigan as a nonvoting member

Term ends 6/20/19

 

Benjamin Chaffin, Ithaca

Largest Michigan organization exclusively representing the interests of soybean producers in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/19

 

Matthew Frostic, Applegate

Producers from the largest Michigan organization representing general farm interests in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/19

 

Mark Kies, Allen

Largest Michigan organization exclusively representing the interest of corn producers in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/19

 

Theodore (Ted) Crowley, Ravenna

Producers from the largest Michigan organization representing general farm interests in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/20

 

Mark Metz, Ida

Producers from the largest Michigan organization representing wheat producers in Michigan

Term ends 6/20/20

 

Jamie Clover Adams*- Chair, Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

 

*Nonvoting, ex officio member