Registration Now Open for Legislative Days in Tallahassee

Registration Now Open for Legislative Days in Tallahassee One of Florida Farm Bureau’s greatest opportunities to impact public policy on the state level occurs every year during the legislative session, where hundreds of members travel [...]

Congressional Tax Reform Efforts Begin

Congressional Tax Reform Efforts Begin   House Republicans released their tax plan entitled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Thursday. The House Ways and Means Committee plans to start and complete the markup of [...]

Service in a Time of Need

Service in a Time of Need UF/IFAS Extension dairy agent Colleen Larson didn’t wait for instructions on how to help farmers in the wake of Hurricane Irma. She bought sandwiches at a sub shop and [...]

Community of Hope

Community of Hope Community of Hope The Aftermath of Irma Farm Credit brings food to those in need in Labelle, FL following Hurricane Irma Less than one month after Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas Gulf [...]

SART Assists in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies

SART Assists in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies SART Assists in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies As an agricultural sentinel state, Florida’ unique geographic position is vulnerable to pests, natural and man-made disasters. Hurricanes target the Sunshine [...]

Extension Professional of the Year

Extension Professional of the Year @JackPayneIFAS Bob Hochmuth with Randall Dasher and Sarah Carte at their farm photographed for a Farm Bureau recognition. (photo by UF/IFAS Tyler Jones) Sometimes I wonder if Bob Hochmuth is [...]

September 2017

Water Management District Agricultural Cost Share Programs

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Water Management District Agricultural Cost Share Programs Water Management district budgets start October 1, 2017 so it’s a good time to decide if their agricultural cost-share programs are applicable and beneficial to your operation.  These [...]

Hurricane Irma Aftermath Resources

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Hurricane Irma Aftermath Resources Farmers and ranchers throughout Florida are working tirelessly to restore food and fiber production for our state and the nation after Hurricane Irma wreaked destruction on much of the state. The [...]

Farm Bureau Monitoring Special Elections this Fall

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Farm Bureau Monitoring Special Elections this Fall A number of resignations and other appointments have led to a busy non-election year in 2017, with special elections for State House and Senate seats in Orlando, Miami [...]

FARM RAISED | FARM PROUD

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

FARM RAISED | FARM PROUD Blaire Colvin, Colvin Farms, LLC Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group Marion County Second generation farmer Blaire Colvin represents counties in district four on the Florida Farm Bureau State Young [...]

Extension Professional of the Year Named

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Extension Professional of the Year Named Florida Farm Bureau will recognize Bob Hochmuth, Center Director for the UF/IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center as an outstanding UF/IFAS Extension Professional at its 2017 state Annual Meeting, [...]

August 2017

Investing in the Future

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

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 [...]

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