Introducing New YF&R Leadership Group President Morgan Norris

Introducing New YF&R Leadership Group President Morgan Norris We had the privilege of sitting down with new YF&R Leadership Group president Morgan Norris. We hope you enjoy getting to know Morgan as much as we did. Q: How did you get involved in agriculture? A: I grew up in a strong agricultural county, but our [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Join Florida Farm Bureau in Tallahassee for 2017 Legislative Days

Join Florida Farm Bureau in Tallahassee for 2017 Legislative Days With the start of the New Year, the 2017 legislative session is just around the corner. This year, the legislative session will begin on Tuesday, March 7 and run for 60 days through May 5. As we have mentioned before, there will be many changes [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida Agriculture Has Bright Future

Florida Agriculture Has Bright Future Jack PayneWhen I see a news story about the demise of Florida agriculture, I can’t help but turn to Mark Twain’s oft-quoted quip that reports of his death were much exaggerated. The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is laser-focused on providing biological- and physical- science-based solutions [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Lafayette County President Rod Land

Lafayette County President Rod Land Rod Land has held the office of the presidency in Lafayette County Farm Bureau (LCFB) for more than thirty years. In addition to being one of the longest serving county presidents, Land has held a seat on the Florida Farm Bureau State Board of Directors since 2005, holding the position [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida Farm Bureau Expresses Concerns with State’s Emergency Pollution Rule

Florida Farm Bureau Expresses Concerns with State’s Emergency Pollution Rule Florida Farm Bureau is challenging the proposed Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) pollution notification rule. Agriculturists follow a strict, federally-enforced notification procedure on all pollutant spills. The new rule requires the “owner, operator of any facility, including a city or county government, to provide [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

FFA Making History

FFA Making History Victoria Harris On Nov. 15, a reception was held at Florida Farm Bureau headquarters in Gainesville to honor Florida FFA’s Victoria Harris’s election as National FFA Secretary. Harris is the 23rd national officer from the state of Florida and only the third female national officer ever from our state. Harris had to [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments