Extension Has Always Been a Two-Way Street

Extension Has Always Been a Two-Way Street Jack Payne By Jack Payne @JackPayneIFAS I met Jackson County Farm Bureau board member Mack Glass almost as soon as I started my job at the University of [...]

Irrigation Efficiency Workshops Update

Irrigation Efficiency Workshops Update The St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) held a series of workshops for farmers and ranchers across the District this year.  The objective of the workshops was to define a [...]

AEST: Meeting the Employment Demands for the Agriculture Community

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

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

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

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 [...]

June 2017

2017 Florida Farmer of the Year Announced

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

2017 Florida Farmer of the Year Announced Congratulations to Mark Wilson of Dade County Farm Bureau for being selected as the 2017 Florida Farmer of the Year. Wilson produces exotic foliage plants at his Homestead [...]

Field to the Hill 2017

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

Field to the Hill 2017 Farm Bureau members traveled to Washington D.C. May 23-25 for the annual Field to the Hill national advocacy trip. More than 80 members visited with the Florida congressional delegation on [...]

May 2017

UF’s Impact on Florida

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

UF’s Impact on Florida Jack Payne Please check out the new University of Florida website that documents the economic impact the university makes on Florida: http://economicimpact.ufl.edu/ It’s a university-wide document, but UF’s Institute of Food [...]

Florida Farm Bureau Member Takes Part in Farmers Roundtable

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

Florida Farm Bureau Member Takes Part in Farmers Roundtable Lynetta Usher Griner pictured on the right in blue. Levy County Farm Bureau member Lynetta Usher Griner, an owner/operator of Usher Land and Timber, Inc. of [...]

Creating a Culture of Gratitude

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

Creating a Culture of Gratitude The 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Administrative Assistants Conference took place in Daytona Beach at The Shores Resort and Spa April 19-21. During the three-day event, more than 50 women attended [...]

Act to Protect Property Rights

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

Act to Protect Property Rights Farm Bureau members should seize the opportunity to take action in support of private property rights. So said Doug Kruse, development officer for Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), last month. “This [...]

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