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County Farm Bureau Grant Program

County Farm Bureau Grant Program Florida Farm Bureau recently distributed county grant funds to County Farm Bureau offices statewide. The purpose of this program is for our County Farm Bureaus to utilize the funds with our 501 (C)(5), The Betterment of Agriculture, our principle and purpose of the organization, in mind. A cross-divisional staff team [...]

By |2020-11-13T10:28:16-05:00November 13th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

State Legislative Election Recap

State Legislative Election Recap The 2020 Election results are extremely positive for Florida Farm Bureau with 100% of FarmPAC supported candidates winning in the general election.  As far as we know, this is the first time this has ever happened.  FarmPAC supported 73 candidates, and every one of them will be serving in the legislature [...]

By |2020-11-04T18:39:11-05:00November 4th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

M-Cores Taskforce Update

M-Cores Taskforce Update November FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Florida Farm Bureau Federation was an active participant over the past year on the Multi-use Corridors of Regional Economic Significance (M-CORES) Southwest Florida Task Force, the Northern Turnpike Task Force, and the Suncoast Task Force.  All three task forces concluded in mid-October with reports submitted to the Governor, Senate [...]

By |2020-11-04T13:37:36-05:00November 4th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida Young Farmers and Ranchers Advance to National Awards

Florida Young Farmers and Ranchers Advance to National Awards FloridAgriculture eNewsletter The Florida Farm Bureau announced the state winners for the Young Farmers and Ranchers State Competitions on Oct. 22 at its Virtual Annual Meeting. The following winners of the Achievement in Agriculture, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture competitions will advance to the AFBF [...]

By |2020-11-04T10:08:48-05:00November 4th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Cultivating Tomorrow

Cultivating Tomorrow November FloridAgriculture e-Newsletter Jared Smith Flagler County Farm Bureau, District 4 Jared Smith may be the new Flagler County Farm Bureau President but he is certainly not new to the Florida Farm Bureau Family. Smith grew up in Hastings on his family’s sixth generation farm. His father and granddad both served Florida Farm [...]

By |2020-11-02T13:42:56-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

2020 Friend of Farm Bureau Awards Announced

2020 Friend of Farm Bureau Awards Announced November FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Every cycle, American Farm Bureau partners with the states to evaluate and consider members of Congress who have supported our agricultural priorities, through their voting records and other means. The following 13 members of the Florida delegation were designated as Friends of Farm Bureau for [...]

By |2020-11-02T13:43:25-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Perdue Tours Hurricane Sally Damage in Panhandle

Perdue Tours Hurricane Sally Damage in Panhandle October FloridAgriculture eNewsletter U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, accompanied by Congressman Matt Gaetz, toured the agricultural damage from Hurricane Sally on  September 28 in Santa Rosa county. Santa Rosa Farm Bureau Board Member Ryan Jenkins toured federal officials through the damage before a town hall with Sec. [...]

By |2020-10-07T10:28:55-05:00October 7th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

USDA Stands Up New Team to Better Serve Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

USDA Stands Up New Team to Better Serve Beginning Farmers and Ranchers October FloridaAgriculture eNewsletter The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is standing up a new team that will lead a department-wide effort focused on serving beginning farmers and ranchers. To institutionalize support for beginning farmers and ranchers and to build upon prior agency work, [...]

By |2020-10-06T18:13:54-05:00October 6th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments