Water Management District Agricultural Cost Share Programs

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

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

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

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

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, [...]

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 [...]

August 2017

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

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Florida 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 [...]

An “Off Switch” to Greening?

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

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 [...]

Young Farmers & Ranchers State Conference

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

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 [...]

Finalists Selected for Statewide Competitions

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

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 [...]

June 2017

Extension Has Always Been a Two-Way Street

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Extension Has Always Been a Two-Way Street Jack Payne By Jack Payne @JackPayneIFAS I met Jackson County Farm Bureau board member Mack Glass almost as soon as I started my job at the University of [...]

Irrigation Efficiency Workshops Update

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Irrigation Efficiency Workshops Update The St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) held a series of workshops for farmers and ranchers across the District this year.  The objective of the workshops was to define a [...]

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