State Legislative Update

State Legislative Update As we entered the 2018 legislative session in January, one of the main priorities of the Florida Legislature was going to be hurricane relief, recovery and preparation for future storms. Any plans House Speaker Richard Corcoran (R-Lutz) or Senate President Joe Negron (R-Stuart) had about their final legislative session changed when Hurricane [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Legislative Affairs Update

Legislative Affairs Update Legislative Affairs Update FloridAgriculture E-Newsletter February 2018: http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Leg-Update-Feb-18.mp3 Director of Legislative Affairs Adam Basford gives a recap of theĀ  Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Days and the Taste of Florida Agriculture Reception and the importance of members being involved in the legislative process. Thank you to all the members that helped make the [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

National Affairs Update

National Affairs Update National Affairs Update FloridAgriculture E-Newsletter February 2018: http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Feb-National-Affairs-Update-18.mp3 John Walt Boatright, National Affairs Coordinator speaks about Florida Farm Bureau’s primary concerns with national affairs and attention that Florida is focusing on with Congress. Dates have also been set for Field to the Hill on May 8-10 in Washington D.C. registration information will [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

The Number of Millennials is Increasing

The Number of Millennials is Increasing According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) the number of farmers under the age of 35 has increased 2.2 percent between 2007-2012; and according to a 2017 survey conducted by National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC),the majority of farmers did not come from an agricultural family. Morgan Norris, [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments