Investing in the Future

Investing in the Future Clay County Extension Director Bradley Burbaugh and Farm Bureau board member Kelly Mosley on Thursday, July 20th, 2017. As a next-generation Florida agriculture leader, Clay County Farm Bureau board member Kelly Mosley sees vast opportunity in food production careers, and she wants to help the generation behind her see it, too. [...]

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FARM RAISED|FARM PROUD Andrew Taylor, Walton County Farm Bureau

FARM RAISED|FARM PROUD Andrew Taylor, Walton County Farm Bureau First generation farmer Andrew Taylor represents counties within District One on the Florida Farm Bureau State Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Group. Taylor is also a board member of the Walton County Farm Bureau and an instrumental supporter of agriculture in his community. Taylor was born [...]

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An “Off Switch” to Greening?

An “Off Switch” to Greening? Nian Wang, an associate professor of microbiology and cell sciences at UF/IFAS, is working with the gene-editing technique called CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats). CRISPR techniques are being used to generate greening-resistant citrus varieties by modifying the susceptibility genes within the plants. Wang’s system tricks a plant into [...]

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Young Farmers & Ranchers State Conference

Young Farmers & Ranchers State Conference On July 14, young farmers and ranchers from across the state made their way to Punta Gorda  to take part in Florida Farm Bureau’s State Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference titled “Hooked on Agriculture.” Headlining speakers included internet sensation Chad Prather, Cody Moran of YNOT Lifestyle, U.S. Congressman [...]

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Finalists Selected for Statewide Competitions

Finalists Selected for Statewide Competitions Achievement in Agriculture Brittany Lee of Florida Blue Farms in Alachua County, Kelly Mosely of Amazing Grace Crop Maze in Clay County and Jimmy Hancock of Hancock Citrus Harvesting in Pasco County are the top three finalists in the Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement in Agriculture competition. The young farmers [...]

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