Mandatory Dicamba Training Addresses 2019 Regulatory Changes

Mandatory Dicamba Training Addresses 2019 Regulatory Changes On March 20, from 9 – 11 a.m. CST (10-12 EST), a mandatory Dicamba Stewardship Training session will web broadcast to participating Extension Offices across Florida. New for [...]

Advocating at the Capitol

Advocating at the Capitol Every year, our members have the opportunity to travel to the state Capitol to tell their stories directly to their elected officials. Stories about the many challenges facing the farming community [...]

Bee Technology Pilots in Florida

Bee Technology Pilots in Florida Bee Vectoring Technologies, International Inc., (BVT) has developed bee vectoring technology designed to use bees to naturally deliver plant health products directly to targeted areas of a plant.  The primary [...]

Biosolids Committee Makes Recommendations to Protect Water Resources

Biosolids Committee Makes Recommendations to Protect Water Resources Florida Farm Bureau represented agriculture in a seven-member Biosolids Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) formed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in August 2018. The TAC also [...]

Floridians Urged to Support New Clean Water Rule

Floridians Urged to Support New Clean Water Rule Charles Shinn, Director of Government & Community Affairs The newly revised Waters of the U.S. (Clean Water) Rule is something that Florida agriculture needs to support actively [...]

Committees Set as Legislature Prepares for Start of 2019 Legislative Session

Committees Set as Legislature Prepares for Start of 2019 Legislative Session Committee assignments in the Florida House of Representatives were just announced last month, as lawmakers continue to make early preparations for the 2019 legislative [...]

December 2018

2018-19 Florida Agri-Women Officers Announced

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

2018-19 Florida Agri-Women Officers Announced American Agri-Women Past President Marcie Williams, Croton, Ohio recently installed the 2018-19 Officers of the Florida Agri-Women in Port Charlotte. New officers included President Ruth Jensen, Port Charlotte; Vice President [...]

Following Elections, Farm Bureau Focuses on 2019 Legislative Session

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

Following Elections, Farm Bureau Focuses on 2019 Legislative Session Republicans Win 4 of 5 Statewide Races After the dust settled on multiple recounts in a number of statewide and legislative races, Republicans emerged victorious in [...]

Lame-Duck Congress Must Deliver

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

Lame-Duck Congress Must Deliver As we approach a close to 2018, there are multiple priorities that have bottlenecked during this lame-duck session of Congress. A 2018 Farm Bill awaits urgent action before program funding expiration [...]

Florida Company is Semi-Finalist in National Ag Challenge

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

Florida Company is Semi-Finalist in National Ag Challenge Elite OviGen, Inc., a sheep breeding software solutions company, is one of 10 semi-finalists in the 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.   The Beverly-Hills based entrepreneur [...]

BERMUDAGRASS STEM MAGGOT

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

BERMUDAGRASS STEM MAGGOT An invasive fly, the Bermudagrass stem maggot, scientific name Atherigona reversura, was first discovered in 2010 damaging bermudagrass pasture and hay fields in Georgia. This was the first record of this species [...]

November 2018

WHIP Deadline Approaching

By | November 5th, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

WHIP Deadline Approaching The sign up period for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) will end on November 16, 2018. It is imperative that producers contact their local FSA office if they incurred [...]

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