WHIP Deadline Approaching

WHIP Deadline Approaching The sign up period for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) will end on November 16, 2018. It is imperative that producers contact their local FSA office if they incurred [...]

FARM BUREAU COMMITTED TO HELPING OUR PANHANDLE FARMERS

FARM BUREAU COMMITTED TO HELPING OUR PANHANDLE FARMERS For the second consecutive year, Florida agriculture was devastated by a strong hurricane. Last year, it was Hurricane Irma that caused more than $2.5 billion in damage [...]

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM Pete Clemons, the popular owner and operator of the Okeechobee Livestock Market, passed away on Sept. 16 at age 91. Clemons, a 2008 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductee, was formerly a champion [...]

New Law Creates Increase Fines for Bee Hive Theft

New Law Creates Increase Fines for Bee Hive Theft Tony Hogg, Chair of the Florida Farm Bureau Apiculture Advisory Committee says that commercial beekeepers are experiencing declining profits due to increased bee deaths and stolen [...]

Polk County Farm Tour

Polk County Farm Tour Polk County Farm Bureau in cooperation with Polk County Extension hosted a farm tour featuring four This Farm CARES recipients. Representatives from various local offices were able to enjoy the tour [...]

Constitutional Amendments

Constitutional Amendments The process to amend the state constitution is quite quirky in Florida, as there are multiple avenues to change our state’s overarching governing document. The three main ways to revise the state constitution [...]

November 2018

WHIP Deadline Approaching

By | November 5th, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

WHIP Deadline Approaching The sign up period for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) will end on November 16, 2018. It is imperative that producers contact their local FSA office if they incurred [...]

FARM BUREAU COMMITTED TO HELPING OUR PANHANDLE FARMERS

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

FARM BUREAU COMMITTED TO HELPING OUR PANHANDLE FARMERS For the second consecutive year, Florida agriculture was devastated by a strong hurricane. Last year, it was Hurricane Irma that caused more than $2.5 billion in damage [...]

October 2018

IN MEMORIAM

By | October 4th, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

IN MEMORIAM Pete Clemons, the popular owner and operator of the Okeechobee Livestock Market, passed away on Sept. 16 at age 91. Clemons, a 2008 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductee, was formerly a champion [...]

New Law Creates Increase Fines for Bee Hive Theft

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

New Law Creates Increase Fines for Bee Hive Theft Tony Hogg, Chair of the Florida Farm Bureau Apiculture Advisory Committee says that commercial beekeepers are experiencing declining profits due to increased bee deaths and stolen [...]

Polk County Farm Tour

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Polk County Farm Tour Polk County Farm Bureau in cooperation with Polk County Extension hosted a farm tour featuring four This Farm CARES recipients. Representatives from various local offices were able to enjoy the tour [...]

Constitutional Ammendments

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Constitutional Ammendments The process to amend the state constitution is quite quirky in Florida, as there are multiple avenues to change our state’s overarching governing document. The three main ways to revise the state constitution [...]

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