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District Field Representative I Position (South Florida) Now Open

District Field Representative I Position (South Florida) Now Open SUMMARY: Florida Farm Bureau Federation is the Sunshine State’s oldest and largest general agriculture organization. We pride ourselves in being the voice of Florida’s farmers and ranchers and keeping their traditions, values and heritage alive for generations to come. Since our founding in 1941, the District [...]

By |2021-04-14T18:45:35-05:00April 5th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Cultivating Tomorrow: Washington County Farm Bureau President George Fisher

Cultivating Tomorrow: Washington County Farm Bureau President George Fisher April 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Washington County Farm Bureau (WCFB) President George Fisher is a second generation cattle and hay farmer, currently raising the third generation. He and his wife of 26 years, Stacey, and their two sons, Michael and Matthew, co-own and operate Arrowhead Beef located [...]

By |2021-04-14T18:45:36-05:00April 1st, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Inaugural Women’s Leadership Regional Conference Welcomed Statewide Audience

Inaugural Women’s Leadership Regional Conference Welcomed Statewide Audience April 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter More than 125 women volunteer leaders participated in the 2021 Women’s Leadership Regional Conference March 20. The “Cultivating Tomorrow” regional conference was held in four locations: Marianna, Starke, Tampa and Okeechobee. Women from each location were able to participate in both in-person and [...]

By |2021-04-14T18:45:53-05:00April 1st, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Hill to the Field Encourages Local Advocacy

Hill to the Field Encourages Local Advocacy April 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Due to the pandemic and strictly regulated travel, the annual Field to the Hill advocacy trip to Washington, D.C. will not take place this year. Instead, Florida Farm Bureau has planned a Hill to the Field Advocacy Week beginning June 1, 2021. The week [...]

By |2021-04-14T18:45:54-05:00April 1st, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Federation Accounting Clerk III Position Now Open

Federation Accounting Clerk III Position Now Open SUMMARY:  The Accounting Clerk III reports to the Controller. This position provides support to the accounting department by managing daily accounting tasks such as recording daily deposits, maintaining and invoicing monies owed to the Federation and affiliates, and preparing various journals entries, and account posting inquires. The position also [...]

By |2021-04-14T18:45:55-05:00March 18th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

AEST Coordinator Position Now Open

AEST Coordinator Position Now Open SUMMARY: This position works in close partnership with AEST leadership to accomplish the goals of Agriculture Education Services & Technology; Inc. (AEST) and other agriculture education initiatives. This position will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the testing activities of AEST and other agriculture education initiatives. This position also serves as [...]

By |2021-04-14T18:45:55-05:00March 10th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Meaningful Steps

Meaningful Steps March 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter By J. Scott Angle jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP I’m nearly halfway through fulfilling a pledge to visit all 67 UF/IFAS county Extension offices. One way I gauge the effectiveness of an office’s outreach—which is, after all, its mission—is whether I get to meet the county Farm Bureau president. David Hafner (L) [...]

By |2021-03-04T14:15:00-05:00March 4th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Hire.Ag Job Board connects employers with a certified workforce

Hire.Ag Job Board connects employers with a certified workforce March 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Hire.Ag is Florida Farm Bureau Federation’s way to connect agriculture employers with certified individuals. With more than 20,200 AEST certified individuals in Florida, AEST is preparing the next generation of knowledgeable and skilled agriculturists. Agriculture and related industry employers across the state [...]

By |2021-03-04T14:15:00-05:00March 4th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Cultivating Tomorrow: Duval County President Greg Tison

Cultivating Tomorrow: Duval County President Greg Tison March 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Greg Tison Duval County Farm Bureau (DCFB) President Greg Tison is a North Florida native. He was born in Jacksonville, and later moved to Clay County with his family when he was 12 years old. “My family raised cattle, livestock and had a family [...]

By |2021-03-02T22:40:36-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments