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REMINDER: Don’t forget MDARD 120 Day Reports

2014-11-12T13:55:35+00:00September 20th, 2014|MAFE Events, MDARD Update|

If your fair has not done already, please send your 120 day Financial Report to Cinda Karlik at the Michigan Dept of Agriculture & Rural Development. All fairs are required to submit these reports. Below are links to each documet.

14 – year end reports letter

14 – 120 day report

14 – annual statistics

14 – annual update form

14 – confirmation of fair dates

14 – financial statement -120 day report

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2014 year end report documents

2017-06-30T20:11:13+00:00September 2nd, 2014|MAFE Events, MDARD Update|

Materials to file fair end of year reports for 2014 are now available. The following documents can be found here.

120 Day Report
2014 Year End Report letter
2014 Annual Statistics
2014 Annual Update form
Confirmation of Fair Dates
2014 Transmittal Form
2014 financial statement – 120 day report (excel format)

If you have questions please contact Cinda Karlik at 517-284-5723 or

Animal Health & Welfare Webinar materials

2017-06-30T20:11:19+00:00June 16th, 2014|MAFE Events, MAFE News, MDARD Update|

On April 15 MAFE hosted a webinar on Animal Health & Welfare.

The PowerPoint can be found here.

The webinar was also recorded. The recording can be accessed here. **Please note there are a few seconds of silence at the beginning of the recording.

If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact

Governor and MDARD Director Letter

2016-08-02T15:24:23+00:00March 27th, 2014|MAFE News, MDARD Update|

Below are links to the 2014 letters from Governor Rick Snyder and Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams.  All fairs should feel free to use these for their communication efforts.

2014 Governor letter for county fairs

2014 Director letter for county fairs

MDARD Updates before Nov. 1, 2013

2017-06-30T20:11:45+00:00November 1st, 2013|MDARD Update|

2013 Governor letter for County Fairs
Click here to view

2013 Animal Health Requirements
Click here to view

2013 Director of MDARD Welcome Letter
Click here to view

2012 MDA Forms

120 Day Report
2012 Year End Report
2012 Annual Statement
2012 Annual Update
Confirmation of Fair Dates
2012 Transmittal Form

Milking Animals & Biosecurity at county fairs in Michigan … click here, 4-30-12

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129th Annual MAFE Convention – January 9-11, 2014

2017-06-30T20:11:50+00:00October 31st, 2013|MDARD Update|

The Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions is a 125 year old organization, a patriarch within the industry, serving over 400 members; comprised of fairs (87 county or local fairs), festivals and associate members. Associate members include livestock groups and agricultural shows, representatives of grandstand entertainment, carnival and amusements, supplies and equipment, concessions, midway games and trophy services.


Fair and Festival Cover Letter
Associate Cover Letter
Fair Profile Form