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In The Community: Clay County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Host 4th annual Showdown in the Springs

In The Community: Clay County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Host 4th annual Showdown in the Springs February 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter The Clay County Young Farmers and Ranchers group hosted their fourth annual Showdown in the Springs on Saturday, January 15. Drawing exhibitors from all over Florida and Georgia, this show is part of [...]

By |2022-01-27T17:40:28+00:00January 27th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Cattle Transparency Act Should Not Mandate Cash Purchases

Cattle Transparency Act Should Not Mandate Cash Purchases February 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter American Farm Bureau Federation announced today its support of the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2021, with the exception of the bill’s establishment of mandatory minimums for negotiated purchases. AFBF delegates voted last week in Atlanta to revise 2022 Farm Bureau [...]

By |2022-01-27T17:40:30+00:00January 27th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

2022 Legislative Session Is Underway

2022 Legislative Session Is Underway February 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter   The 2022 Legislative Session is underway!  Farm Bureau members took to the state capitol back in December ahead of this session to meet with elected officials regarding bills that will have significant impacts on Florida’s farm families.    Some of these bills include funding for young farmers and ranchers under a grant matching [...]

By |2022-01-27T17:40:37+00:00January 27th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

In The Community: Broward & Hillsborough County Farm Bureaus Earn National Recognition from American Farm Bureau

In The Community: Broward & Hillsborough County Farm Bureaus Earn National Recognition from American Farm Bureau Broward and Hillsborough County Farm Bureau were two of only eighteen county Farm Bureaus selected to receive national recognition by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).  The AFBF County Activities of Excellence (CAE) Awards celebrate grassroots programming that is [...]

By |2022-01-26T22:31:47+00:00January 26th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

District 7 Field Representative

District 7 Field Representative 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 Field Representative has been an [...]

By |2022-01-25T21:31:02+00:00January 25th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Food Check-Out Week will be Celebrated February 14-18, 2022

Food Check-Out Week will be Celebrated February 14-18, 2022 January 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Farm Bureau volunteers statewide will be celebrating Food Check-Out Week Feb. 14-18. The celebrations spotlight the healthy, nutritious food supply available to Floridians. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, when applied to a calendar year, the average American earns enough income [...]

By |2022-01-19T19:32:28+00:00January 19th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet Celebrates Five Inductees, Four Florida Farm Bureau Members

Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet Celebrates Five Inductees, Four Florida Farm Bureau Members January 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Tickets are now on sale for the 43rd annual Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame banquet, which will honor five inductees who have made invaluable contributions to Florida agriculture.  Four of the inductees are members of Florida Farm [...]

By |2022-01-19T19:32:29+00:00January 19th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

American Farm Bureau Annual Convention Recognizes Members

American Farm Bureau Annual Convention Recognizes Members January 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Florida Farm Bureau members and staff traveled to Atlanta to celebrate the achievements of farm families and represent Florida’s farmers and ranchers as Farm Bureau policy priorities are set for the coming year at the American Farm Bureau 103rd Annual Convention. Three Florida county [...]

By |2022-01-19T19:32:31+00:00January 19th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

E-Nose Device Can Protect Crops by Detecting the Smell of Pests

E-Nose Device Can Protect Crops by Detecting the Smell of Pests January 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Whiteflies are a known pest to crops such as tomatoes.  When a tomato plant recognizes this intruder, it emits a volatile organic compound, or VOC, to alert other plants.  Recently, a team of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service developed [...]

By |2022-01-19T19:32:32+00:00January 19th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Comment Period Open for Soil & Water Conservation District Bill- HB 0783/SB1078

Comment Period Open for Soil & Water Conservation District Bill- HB 0783/SB1078 January 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter County Farm Bureaus have the opportunity to comment and speak directly to the bill sponsors for HB 0783/SB1078.  This bill seeks to abolish Soil & Water Conservation Districts which are a vital resource for farmers and ranchers.  Farm Bureau policy [...]

By |2022-01-19T19:32:33+00:00January 19th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments