Avian Influenza Update

Avian Influenza Update As of March 28, Avian influenza (AI) has been detected in five states: Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Wisconsin but has not been found in Florida poultry. Containing any incident of AI [...]

Continued Commitment to Florida Farmers

Continued Commitment to Florida Farmers Jack Payne Extension folks have been learning from Suwannee County Farm Bureau President Randall Dasher for 30 years. Dasher was one of the first farmers Bob Hochmuth met when he [...]

Madison County Farm Bureau President Jeffery Hamrick

Madison County Farm Bureau President Jeffery Hamrick Madison County Farm Bureau (MCFB) President Jeffery Hamrick has always known one thing for certain, that he wanted to be a farmer. “Ever since I could remember, I [...]

UF/IFAS Small Farms Academy

UF/IFAS Small Farms Academy The UF Small Farms Academy (SFA) was initiated in 2010 in response to the need to offer uniquely designed, hands-on training programs that will help sustain existing small farms and increase [...]

Secure Your Farm

Secure Your Farm Farm security is important for biosecurity, the safety of livestock and people, and reputation management. Securing your farm means you want to protect the safety of your animals, people on your property [...]

School Gardens Sought for a Golden Shovel

School Gardens Sought for a Golden Shovel The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness will award golden shovel awards to school garden projects. In its third year, the [...]

February 2017

Farm Bureau Women are “On Par for Agriculture”

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Farm Bureau Women are “On Par for Agriculture” The 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference will be held March 2-4 in St. Augustine. More than 100 women advocates will attend the three-day conference for networking, education and [...]

Winter Advisory Committee Conference Held in Ocala

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Winter Advisory Committee Conference Held in Ocala The Agricultural Policy Division hosted the Winter Advisory Committee Conference on Feb. 7 in Ocala. More than 120 Florida Farm Bureau advisory committee members attended the one day [...]

2017 National Advocacy Trip Set

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

2017 National Advocacy Trip Set The annual Field to the Hill Washington D.C. trip has been set for May 23-25. Florida Farm Bureau members have the opportunity to travel to the nation’s capital to meet [...]

Register Today for Florida Farm Bureau’s Legislative Days

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Register Today for Florida Farm Bureau’s Legislative Days Florida Farm Bureau will host our annual Legislative Days event in Tallahassee in just five weeks! This year’s event will be held Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, [...]

Team IFAS Helps Growers

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Team IFAS Helps Growers Jack Payne If you’re a citrus or tomato grower in Southwest Florida, there’s a good chance you’ve met Dr. Sarah Strauss. She gets out of the lab plenty, because part of [...]

Bradford County Farm Bureau President Glen Ritch

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Bradford County Farm Bureau President Glen Ritch Bradford County Farm Bureau (BCFB) President Glen Ritch has lived his whole life in rural north central Florida. Growing up, his family had a small cattle farm. Bradford [...]

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