USDA ANNOUNCES FARM ASSISTANCE DURING TRADE TALKS

USDA ANNOUNCES FARM ASSISTANCE DURING TRADE TALKS On July 24, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the availability of $12 billion to aid farmers who stand to lose income because of tariff hikes by [...]

$2 BILLION IN WHIP FEDERAL DISASTER RELIEF FUNDING AVAILABLE

BILLION IN WHIP FEDERAL DISASTER RELIEF FUNDING AVAILABLE The sign-up period for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) will run through November 16. Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 can [...]

FLORIDA FARM BUREAU WORKING TO STRENGTHEN RIGHT TO FARM

FLORIDA FARM BUREAU WORKING TO STRENGTHEN RIGHT TO FARM In recent months, many states have seen challenges to their “Right to Farm” law. Most notably, in North Carolina, the state found a Smithfield Foods subsidiary [...]

SURVEY: MEMBERS TRUST FARM BUREAU NEWS SOURCES

SURVEY: MEMBERS TRUST FARM BUREAU NEWS SOURCES A recent survey has shown that Farm Bureau members place great trust in Farm Bureau news and information sources. Eighty-four percent of the members who participated hold this [...]

ROOTED IN AG CONFERENCE HIGHEST ATTENDANCE

ROOTED IN AG CONFERENCE HIGHEST ATTENDANCE More than 370 young people from across Florida attended the state Florida Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference last weekend, July 13-15, in St. Augustine. The conference [...]

A Win for the Environment and Private Property Rights

A Win for the Environment and Private Property Rights A U.S. District Court recently ruled in favor of a Preliminary Injunction for Florida and ten other states regarding the validity of the 2006 Clean Water [...]

July 2018

Helping Law Enforcement Serve Farm Families

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

Helping Law Enforcement Serve Farm Families Florida Farm Bureau was presented with a plaque of appreciation for its continued support of the Florida Agricultural Crimes Intelligence Unit (FACIU) and its efforts to provide training for [...]

COUNTY ORDINANCES MAY VIOLATE STATE STATUTE

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

COUNTY ORDINANCES MAY VIOLATE STATE STATUTE Several growers in the Desoto County area contacted Florida Farm Bureau after being issued citations for violating a county ordinance restricting the use of fireworks and propane cannons. The [...]

June 2018

Two FFB Priorities Expected to Collide

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Two FFB Priorities Expected to Collide The week of June 18 promises to be action-packed, as the U.S. House intends to take up the hot-button issues of immigration and agricultural policy. This timing results from [...]

May 2018

DOR Releases Details on Disaster Relief Sales Tax Rebate Program

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

DOR Releases Details on Disaster Relief Sales Tax Rebate Program Farm families looking to take advantage of the sales tax rebate program can begin the process of applying for refunds on the sales taxes paid [...]

HYDRAULIC FLUID 303: A WARNING

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

HYDRAULIC FLUID 303: A WARNING Georgia and Missouri have issued stop sale orders on “303” Tractor Hydraulic Fluid (THF), used in farm and industrial tractors and construction equipment. THF serves as a hydraulic and transmission [...]

YF&R Leadership Conference Graphics

By | May 18th, 2018|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

YF&R Leadership Conference Graphics Find the Conference page at http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/2018-young-farmers-and-ranchers-conference/

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