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Be the Voice. Live the Legacy | Reed Hartman, Martin County Farm Bureau President

Be the Voice. Live the Legacy | Reed Hartman, Martin County Farm Bureau President FloridAgriculture eNews, August 2020 Martin County Farm Bureau (MCFB) President Reed Hartman has had a connection to American agriculture as long as he can remember. “When I was little I remember my dad taking me to different agricultural events and my [...]

By |2020-08-04T02:26:08-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Agricultural Labor Relations Forum offered via webinar series

Agricultural Labor Relations Forum offered via webinar series FloridAgriculture eNews, August 2020 The 46th Annual Agricultural Labor Relations Forum will be presented in a series of webinars this year due to COVID-19. Even though the forum will be virtual, we are offering the same robust programming that participants expect from this informative annual event. Florida [...]

By |2020-08-04T02:26:09-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida has a resilient food system and sheds light on local markets

Florida has a resilient food system and sheds light on local markets FloridAgriculture eNews, August 2020 Contributing Author: Jessica Mendes Ryals Sustainable Food Systems Agent, UF/IFAS Extension, Collier County Jessicaryals@ufl.edu The nation is once again faced with two important questions; who produces our food? And how does it get to our plate? Under the best [...]

By |2020-08-04T02:26:09-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

2020 Constitutional Amendments

2020 Constitutional Amendments FloridAgriculture eNewsletter,  August 2020 The process to amend the states constitution is interesting in Florida, as there are multiple avenues to change our state’s overarching governing document. Florida Farm Bureau takes a close look at all of the constitutional proposals on the ballot and has always been wary of citizen initiatives that [...]

By |2020-08-04T02:26:09-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

From Your Land-Grant Partner

From Your Land-Grant Partner FloridAgriculture eNews, August 2020 jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP An absolutely essential part of the work of University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is also one of the most enjoyable. It’s the ongoing conversation with Farm Bureau partners to ensure our science is relevant to farmers’ needs. It started even before [...]

By |2020-08-04T02:26:10-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Updates

County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Updates With so much changing so quickly, we are tracking the latest postponements or cancellations of county annual meeting events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the most recent updates to events. We encourage you to call your county Farm Bureau directly for questions on the latest events. CANCELED  [...]

By |2020-07-27T13:00:37-05:00July 27th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida Farm Bureau Names Legislators of the Year

Florida Farm Bureau Names Legislators of the Year FloridAgriculture July eNewsletter Florida Farm Bureau has named two state legislators for their commitment to agriculture during the 2020 legislative session. Rep. Blaise Ingoglia and Sen. Debbie Mayfield played leading roles in their support for agricultural issues. Representative Blaise Ingoglia Chairman Blaise Ingoglia has been a legislative [...]

By |2020-06-29T11:37:27-05:00June 28th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Ag Talk: Jack Payne

Ag Talk: Jack Payne July FloridAgriculture eNewsletter jackpayne@ufl.edu By Jack Payne Jack Payne Passing the John Hoblick test helped get me the best job I’ve ever had. It’s the one I have now, at least for a few more weeks. John vetted me through his Farm Bureau contacts in Iowa and Utah, where I’d previously [...]

By |2020-06-29T11:37:29-05:00June 28th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments