Legislative Affairs Update

Legislative Affairs Update Legislative Affairs Update FloridAgriculture E-Newsletter February 2018: http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Leg-Update-Feb-18.mp3 Director of Legislative Affairs Adam Basford gives a recap of the  Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Days and the Taste of Florida Agriculture Reception and [...]

National Affairs Update

National Affairs Update National Affairs Update FloridAgriculture E-Newsletter February 2018: http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Feb-National-Affairs-Update-18.mp3 John Walt Boatright, National Affairs Coordinator speaks about Florida Farm Bureau’s primary concerns with national affairs and attention that Florida is focusing on with [...]

The Number of Millennials is Increasing

The Number of Millennials is Increasing According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) the number of farmers under the age of 35 has increased 2.2 percent between 2007-2012; and according to a 2017 [...]

Legislative Priorities for 2018

Legislative Priorities for 2018 As Hurricane Irma ripped up the spine of Florida back on Sept. 11, the overarching goals set for the 2018 legislative session immediately changed. Not only did the storm cause at [...]

A New Year with New Opportunities for FedPAC

A New Year with New Opportunities for FedPAC Florida Farm Bureau FedPAC rounded out a great year with the County Board Fundraising Campaign. A special shout out to Volusia, Lake, Polk, Washington, and Duval counties [...]

Ag Talk

Ag Talk Jena Gilmore Cheyenne Duncan was a fast-rising 4-H star in Walton County. Then, her freshman year of high school happened. While she was 14, her parents divorced, she was bullied at school, her [...]

November 2017

Congressional Tax Reform Efforts Begin

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Congressional Tax Reform Efforts Begin   House Republicans released their tax plan entitled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Thursday. The House Ways and Means Committee plans to start and complete the markup of [...]

Service in a Time of Need

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

Service in a Time of Need UF/IFAS Extension dairy agent Colleen Larson didn’t wait for instructions on how to help farmers in the wake of Hurricane Irma. She bought sandwiches at a sub shop and [...]

September 2017

Community of Hope

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

Community of Hope Community of Hope The Aftermath of Irma Farm Credit brings food to those in need in Labelle, FL following Hurricane Irma Less than one month after Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas Gulf [...]

SART Assists in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies

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

SART Assists in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies SART Assists in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies As an agricultural sentinel state, Florida’ unique geographic position is vulnerable to pests, natural and man-made disasters. Hurricanes target the Sunshine [...]

Extension Professional of the Year

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

Extension Professional of the Year @JackPayneIFAS Bob Hochmuth with Randall Dasher and Sarah Carte at their farm photographed for a Farm Bureau recognition. (photo by UF/IFAS Tyler Jones) Sometimes I wonder if Bob Hochmuth is [...]

Water Management District Agricultural Cost Share Programs

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Florida Farm Bureau|

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 [...]

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