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Tentative Agenda for YF&R Conference

Tentative Agenda for YF&R Conference Friday, July 10, 2020 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Discussion Meet 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Welcome Reception (Palms/Garden Foyer) 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Awards Banquet (Palms Ballroom) 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Social Dueling Pianos (Palms Pool Deck) Saturday, July 11, 2020 [...]

By |2020-04-17T17:46:07-05:00April 8th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

POLK COUNTY FARM BUREAU ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO YOUTH SPEECH CONTESTS AND YF&R SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

YF&R Scholarship Application:  The deadline has been extended to May 8th, 2020 by 5:00 pm and the requirements have been altered to allow applicants to send all necessary documentation to Carolem@pcfb.org.  See application form below. Youth Speech Contests:  Both Senior and Junior division Contestants will submit Videos and Typed Copies of their speeches  to Carolem@pcfb.org by [...]

By |2020-04-08T10:49:12-05:00April 8th, 2020|Polk County Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Food Distribution Contact Information for Producers

Food Distribution Contact Information for Producers Farmers Feeding Florida, contact Sherri Atwell, Director of Produce Recovery, at 1-855-352-3663 ext. 1 or by email:  Sherri@FeedingFlorida.org FDACS Food Recovery Specialist, Melanie Mason at (850) 617-7165 or Mason@FDACS.gov FDACs Division of Food, Nutrition, and Wellness also facilitates purchase of local produce for schools through Farm to School Program [...]

By |2020-04-17T17:46:11-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Session Update

Session Update April e-Newsletter Session Update The Florida Legislature wrapped up the only remaining business for the 2020 Legislative Session: passing a budget.  Unanimous votes in each chamber sent the largest budget ever to the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis. Some general highlights of the $93.2 billion budget include more than $600 million in funding [...]

By |2020-04-17T17:46:11-05:00April 1st, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Social Media Posting Basic Tips

Social Media Posting Basic Tips Women’s Committee Handbook Good grammar is key! You are an editor now. Watch spelling and punctuations. You are posting to the world and will be called out on it. Try not to use CAPS LOCK. It is obnoxious! Keep content brief. One to two sentences with a link, photo or [...]

By |2020-04-17T17:46:12-05:00March 8th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Public Speaking 101

Public Speaking 101 Women’s Committee Handbook Speaking in public is the #1 fear of all fears. The fear of dying is #7! Over 41% of people have some fear or anxiety dealing with speaking in front of groups. People who have this fear can experience all kinds of symptoms: Sweaty palms, accelerated heart rate, memory [...]

By |2020-04-17T17:46:13-05:00March 5th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

What can FFBF Field Staff do for You?

What can FFBF Field Staff do for You? Women’s Committee Program Your field Representative should be the Jack (or Jill) of all trades. They are there as a resource to help develop your Program of Work. They are there to help you brainstorm new ideas and connect you with possible resources you might need from [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:29-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Young Farmer and Rancher Representative to Women’s Leadership Committee

Young Farmer and Rancher Representative to Women’s Leadership Committee Women’s Committee Handbook The Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) Representative to the State Women’s Leadership Committee is the vital link between women, ages 18-35 and the State Women’s Leadership Committee. She is the spokesperson for her YF&R Leadership team and should represent them at Farm Bureau [...]

By |2020-02-27T11:11:30-05:00February 26th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments