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 [...]

November 2018

FARM BUREAU COMMITTED TO HELPING OUR PANHANDLE FARMERS

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

FARM BUREAU COMMITTED TO HELPING OUR PANHANDLE FARMERS For the second consecutive year, Florida agriculture was devastated by a strong hurricane. Last year, it was Hurricane Irma that caused more than $2.5 billion in damage [...]

October 2018

IN MEMORIAM

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

IN MEMORIAM Pete Clemons, the popular owner and operator of the Okeechobee Livestock Market, passed away on Sept. 16 at age 91. Clemons, a 2008 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductee, was formerly a champion [...]

New Law Creates Increase Fines for Bee Hive Theft

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

New Law Creates Increase Fines for Bee Hive Theft Tony Hogg, Chair of the Florida Farm Bureau Apiculture Advisory Committee says that commercial beekeepers are experiencing declining profits due to increased bee deaths and stolen [...]

Polk County Farm Tour

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Polk County Farm Tour Polk County Farm Bureau in cooperation with Polk County Extension hosted a farm tour featuring four This Farm CARES recipients. Representatives from various local offices were able to enjoy the tour [...]

Constitutional Amendments

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Constitutional Amendments The process to amend the state constitution is quite quirky in Florida, as there are multiple avenues to change our state’s overarching governing document. The three main ways to revise the state constitution [...]

Constitutional Ammendments

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Constitutional Ammendments The process to amend the state constitution is quite quirky in Florida, as there are multiple avenues to change our state’s overarching governing document. The three main ways to revise the state constitution [...]

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