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Your Land Grand Partner

Your Land Grand Partner September FloridAgriculture eNewsletter By J. Scott Angle jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP           It was a big day in August 2021 at the Hawthorne Creek Creamery. For the first time, Kevin Lussier loaded a truck with Gouda and shipped it off to a major supermarket chain. The people who mattered [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:01+00:00September 12th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Rooted in Resilience YF&R Spotlight: Matt and Kayla Gonzales

Rooted in Resilience YF&R Spotlight: Matt and Kayla Gonzales September FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Matt and Kayla Gonzales are first generation ranchers with a dream to leave a legacy for their children. The two got their first taste of agriculture when they joined FFA in high school, which is also how they met. As their love for [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:02+00:00September 9th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Rooted in Resilience YF&R Spotlight: Matt and Kayla Gonzales

Land Grant Partner: UF/IFAS Extension

Land Grant Partner: UF/IFAS Extension August FloridAgriculture eNewseltter By J. Scott Angle jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP It was a big day in August 2021 at the Hawthorne Creek Creamery. For the first time, Kevin Lussier loaded a truck with Gouda and shipped it off to a major supermarket chain. The people who mattered most were there. They [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:02+00:00August 17th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Land Grant Partner: UF/IFAS Extension

2022 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

2022 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Florida Farm Bureau’s grassroots members will convene at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Oct. 26-28, 2022 for the organization’s 81st annual meeting, themed “Rooted in Resilience”. This year’s meeting will be in-person and include a member benefits showcase, networking, volunteer recognitions and voting delegates will discuss and approve policy [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:03+00:00August 17th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on 2022 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Rooted in Resilience: Kateland Raney

Rooted in Resilience: Kateland Raney August 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Kateland Raney has been immersed in the cattle industry since she was a young girl. Her parents owned and operated a livestock market for nearly 20 years and currently own a cow-calf operation. Raney grew up rodeoing and showing steers and beef heifers at the Polk [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:04+00:00August 15th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Rooted in Resilience: Kateland Raney

Assistant Director of Public Relations

Assistant Director of Public Relations Have a passion for telling agriculture’s story? We are looking for a communications professional to help craft the stories of Florida farmers and ranchers. Summary: Success in this full-time position requires that the employee must be an experienced, self-motivated individual who possesses a good writing ability, excellent computer skills, a [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:04+00:00August 5th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Assistant Director of Public Relations

Florida Farm Bureau Federation Staff Directory

Florida Farm Bureau Federation Staff Directory EXECUTIVE OFFICE | 352.374.1504 Jeb Smith, President Staci Sims, Chief Operating Officer Amanda Overstreet, Executive Secretary ACCOUNTING | 352.378.8100 Liza Bradford, Director Debbie Westbrook, Controller Wendy Bryant, Accountant, County Services Shelley Keppel, Accounting Clerk III Emily West, Accounting Clerk II AGRICULTURE EDUCATION SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY (AEST) | 855.315.8745 Keitha [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:04+00:00July 27th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Florida Farm Bureau Federation Staff Directory

EPA Issues PFAS Limits in Parts Per Trillion

EPA Issues PFAS Limits in Parts Per Trillion July 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter EPA published ‘Lifetime Drinking Water Health Advisory for Four Perfluoroalkyl Substances’ in the Federal Register on June 21, 2022.  The new health advisory levels are in the parts per quadrillion range which is not currently achievable by commercial laboratories.  Interim updated health advisory [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:04+00:00July 7th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on EPA Issues PFAS Limits in Parts Per Trillion

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Federation

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Federation SUMMARY: Reports to the President/CEO and is accountable to the State Board of Directors (Article IX, Section 9). Will oversee the for-profit sector of the organization. Company car included. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: • Directly supervise the for-profit division directors. • Responsible for managing the financial strategies of the for-profit [...]

By |2022-07-01T14:16:02+00:00July 1st, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Federation

Rooted in Resilience: Cady Smith

Rooted in Resilience: Cady Smith June 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Cady Smith accepts the Young Farmers & Ranchers Activity Award during the 2021 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Conference. Being the sixth generation to grow up on her family’s farm in St. Johns County, Cady Smith’s involvement in agriculture has always come as second nature to [...]

By |2022-05-31T21:24:51+00:00May 31st, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Rooted in Resilience: Cady Smith
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