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 [...]

June 2017

AEST: Meeting the Employment Demands for the Agriculture Community

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

AEST: Meeting the Employment Demands for the Agriculture Community The Florida Farm Bureau Agricultural Certification program, or AEST, prepares students and employees for both careers and advancement in agricultural disciplines. The certification program offers two [...]

Dade County Farm Bureau Spotlight

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

Dade County Farm Bureau Spotlight Dade County Farm Bureau (DCFB) President, Ivonne F Alexander, has a storied agricultural past that has led her to where she is today. Alexander was born in Cuba and spent [...]

Florida Producers Weigh In on 2018 Farm Bill

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Florida Producers Weigh In on 2018 Farm Bill Florida agriculture took advantage of a unique opportunity to list their concerns and priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill last Saturday before a contingent of the U.S. [...]

Federal Program Protects Public Safety

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Federal Program Protects Public Safety The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season is underway and will last through Nov. 30. Forecasters are predicting an active hurricane season while many residents are still recovering from Hurricane Mathew. USDA’s [...]

Activism By Local Farm Bureau Members

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Activism By Local Farm Bureau Members A group of north Florida Farm Bureau members showed their ability to work together during this past winter. They acted to protect sustainable food production in Columbia County. Their [...]

Lake County Farm Bureau Gives 100 Percent

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

Lake County Farm Bureau Gives 100 Percent Lake County Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors is the first county Farm Bureau leadership group with 100 percent participation in the FedPAC Fundraising drive. “This achievement demonstrates Lake [...]

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