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 the  Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Days and the Taste of Florida Agriculture Reception and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Legislative Priorities for 2018

Legislative Priorities for 2018 As Hurricane Irma ripped up the spine of Florida back on Sept. 11, the overarching goals set for the 2018 legislative session immediately changed. Not only did the storm cause at [...]

A New Year with New Opportunities for FedPAC

A New Year with New Opportunities for FedPAC Florida Farm Bureau FedPAC rounded out a great year with the County Board Fundraising Campaign. A special shout out to Volusia, Lake, Polk, Washington, and Duval counties [...]

Ag Talk

Ag Talk Jena Gilmore Cheyenne Duncan was a fast-rising 4-H star in Walton County. Then, her freshman year of high school happened. While she was 14, her parents divorced, she was bullied at school, her [...]

December 2017

Best Management Practices Data Needed from Farmers

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Best Management Practices Data Needed from Farmers     Florida farmers and ranchers are encouraged to participate in an upcoming survey on Best Management Practices (BMP) implementation to show the Legislature and the public that [...]

CRC Proposals Negatively Impact Agriculture

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

CRC Proposals Negatively Impact Agriculture A few weeks ago, we wrote in AgWatch about language proposed by the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) that threatens Florida’s “Right to Farm” law. The amendment, known as Proposal 23, [...]

Young Agriculturists Advance to National Competition

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Young Agriculturists Advance to National Competition Three young farmers and ranchers will travel to Nashville to represent Florida in the following American Farm Bureau competitive events: Achievement in Agriculture, Excellence in Agriculture and Discussion Meet. [...]

A New Generation of Ag Advocates is on the Way

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

A New Generation of Ag Advocates is on the Way Maddie Dvorak at Florida Youth Institute’s World Food Prize Summit Maddie Dvorak wants a University of Florida agriculture degree and then a farm job — on K [...]

Florida Youth Institute: Growing Leaders

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Florida Youth Institute: Growing Leaders Maddie Dvorak wants a University of Florida agriculture degree and then a farm job — on K Street in Washington D.C. At 16, she sees her handshake and her message as the [...]

November 2017

Registration Now Open for Legislative Days in Tallahassee

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

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 [...]

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