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Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture & Rural Development has the responsibility to recommend, and in some cases determine, policy on food, agricultural, and rural development issues. The Commission is a bipartisan body of five citizens appointed by the Governor. State law dictates that no more than three Commission members may be from the same political party.
Contact Information
Cheri Ayers
Commission Assistant
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Phone (Voice): (517) 284-5718
Phone (TTY): (517) 373-1104
Fax: (517) 335-1423
Dru Montri (I), Bath
Term expires 12/31/2021
Ten Hens Farm
Charlie Meintz (R), Stephenson
Term expires 12/31/2022
Pleasant View Dairy Farm

Patricia Bergdahl (I), Skandia
Term expires 12/31/2022
Bergdahl's Inc
Term expires 12/31/2023
Andrew Chae (D), Detroit
Term expires 12/31/2024
Fisheye Farms