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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

Job Board Connects Employers to Certified Candidates

Job Board Connects Employers to Certified Candidates March 2021 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter The AEST Hire.Ag job board provides agriculture employers and AEST certified individuals an opportunity to connect.    The AEST Agricultural Mechanics specialist certification industry endorser, Everglades Equipment Group HR Director, Diana Padron shares, “The AEST Hire.Ag job board provides an opportunity for Everglades to [...]

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

Cultivating Better Policy for Tomorrow

Cultivating Better Policy for Tomorrow Florida Farm Bureau’s Virtual Farm Bureau Day Briefing will take place via Zoom on March 12 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. During this event, you will hear from elected officials and the Florida Farm Bureau legislative affairs team on key priority issues and  learn how you can help advocate for [...]

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

Bill Designed to Modernize Florida’s Right to Farm Law Moves through First Committee Stop

Bill Designed to Modernize Florida’s Right to Farm Law Moves through First Committee Stop On Monday, Feb.1, Sen. Jason Brodeur introduced SB 88 in the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Sanford Republican’s bill would restrict the types of civil lawsuits based on farming activities, require plaintiffs to prove noncompliance with state or federal requirements and limit [...]

By |2021-02-04T17:14:48-05:00February 4th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Pivoting Your Business: Farmers are Coming Up with New Ways to Diversify their Operations

Pivoting Your Business: Farmers are Coming Up with New Ways to Diversify their Operations FloridAgriculture eNewsletter 2021 Pivoting Your Business: Farmers are Coming Up with New Ways to Diversify their Operations A panel of farmers and ranchers discussed different ways they are improving their operations during a session of the American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention [...]

By |2021-02-04T17:14:48-05:00February 4th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

2021 Farm Economy Outlook

2021 Farm Economy Outlook FloridAgriculture eNewsletter 2021 2021 Farm Economy Outlook American Farm Bureau Federation economists discussed the outlook for U.S. crop and livestock production, how the election could affect farm policy and the many factors that will influence the U.S. farm profitability in 2021 during a live session of the 2021 AFBF Virtual Convention. [...]

By |2021-02-04T17:14:49-05:00February 4th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Committee Assignments

Committee Assignments FloridAgriculture eNewsletter January 2021 Senate President Wilton Simpson released the committee assignments for the upcoming legislative term. A number of Senators who have been recognized as FFBF 2020 Legislators of the Year will be serving in key leadership roles. Sen. Debbie Mayfield will serve as Majority Leader, Sen. Kelli Stargel will chair the [...]

By |2021-01-06T00:33:29-05:00January 5th, 2021|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments