Two FFB Priorities Expected to Collide

Two FFB Priorities Expected to Collide The week of June 18 promises to be action-packed, as the U.S. House intends to take up the hot-button issues of immigration and agricultural policy. This timing results from [...]

DOR Releases Details on Disaster Relief Sales Tax Rebate Program

DOR Releases Details on Disaster Relief Sales Tax Rebate Program Farm families looking to take advantage of the sales tax rebate program can begin the process of applying for refunds on the sales taxes paid [...]

HYDRAULIC FLUID 303: A WARNING

HYDRAULIC FLUID 303: A WARNING Georgia and Missouri have issued stop sale orders on “303” Tractor Hydraulic Fluid (THF), used in farm and industrial tractors and construction equipment. THF serves as a hydraulic and transmission [...]

YF&R Leadership Conference Graphics

YF&R Leadership Conference Graphics Find the Conference page at http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/2018-young-farmers-and-ranchers-conference/

FFBF Takes on DC MAY 8-10 For Annual Fly-in

FFBF Takes on DC MAY 8-10 For Annual Fly-in Roughly 100 members of Florida Farm Bureau will travel to Washington, D.C. next week for an annual effort to bring agricultural issues to congressional offices. This [...]

GROWER INPUT NEEDED ON BMPS

GROWER INPUT NEEDED ON BMPS UF/IFAS researchers at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center would like to better understand Best Management Practices (BMPs) used by growers in your area. Growers provide a public service [...]

April 2018

FARM RASIED | FARM PROUD

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

FARM RASIED | FARM PROUD District 2 Brenda Gayle Land, State Women’s Leadership Committee Representing Liberty, Gadsden, Franklin, Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Hamilton, Suwannee and Lafayette Counties. Brenda Gayle Land serves as the District [...]

Water Troughs Can Spread E. Coli

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

Water Troughs Can Spread E. Coli Cornell University researchers have reported a study that shows a link between water troughs on farms and the spread of E. coli through beef cattle. Led by a veterinary [...]

Agri-Science Is Overlooked In High Schools

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

Agri-Science Is Overlooked In High Schools A new national survey indicates that just 22 percent of high school teachers incorporate agricultural science into their lesson plans. Nearly half of the teachers report that less emphasis [...]

March 2018

Farmers Help to Reduce Food Waste

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Farmers Help to Reduce Food Waste Farmers statewide are partnering with the Florida Food Recovery Program (FFRP) to reduce food waste across Florida to help lessen food deserts in local communities. The program, an initiative [...]

Polk County Farm Bureau helps connect kids with agriculture through Agri-Fest

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Polk County Farm Bureau helps connect kids with agriculture through Agri-Fest Nicole Walker (left) and Carole McKenzie work together to promote agriculture in Polk County. jackpayne@ufl.edu @JackPayneIFAS We’ve all heard the joke about kids thinking [...]

February 2018

State Legislative Update

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

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 [...]

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