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National Affairs Coordinator

National Affairs Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Ag Policy POSITION OBJECTIVE: Coordinate National issues with Florida’s Congressional Delegation. REPORTS TO: Director, Ag Policy Division DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: SUMMARY: Coordinates Florida Farm Bureau’s national affairs programs and serves as liaison with our 29 congressional offices and staff. Coordinates FFB’s Political Action Committee, including fundraising and other political activities. Provides [...]

By |2022-11-04T14:55:58+00:00November 4th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on National Affairs Coordinator

UF/IFAS Economists Predicts Estimated Loss of Hurricane Ian Could Reach Billions

UF/IFAS Economists Predicts Estimated Loss of Hurricane Ian Could Reach Billions Economists with UF/IFAS released a preliminary assessment of agricultural losses that outlined values between $787 million and $1.56 billion statewide. The estimated loss is part of the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program and is outlined in a Hurricane Ian assessment report. Hurricane Ian impacted [...]

By |2022-10-19T15:08:06+00:00October 19th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on UF/IFAS Economists Predicts Estimated Loss of Hurricane Ian Could Reach Billions

Rooted in Resilience: Jennifer Swain

Rooted in Resilience: Jennifer Swain October 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Jennifer Swain YF&R State Leadership Group, District 6 Jennifer Swain’s life has been intertwined in numerous areas of agriculture. Surrounded by pecan orchards, cotton and peanut fields, Swain’s life first began in Alabama where her father worked in a carpet factory, and later, a plant nursery. [...]

By |2022-10-11T11:54:20+00:00October 11th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Rooted in Resilience: Jennifer Swain

AEST Assistant Director

AEST Assistant Director SUMMARY: The Assistant Director works closely with the Director of AEST (Agriculture Education Services and Technology, Inc.) to accomplish the organization’s goals and direct AEST’s outreach efforts to help us execute our current educational initiatives and expand our services. Your responsibilities include designing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies to help us achieve [...]

By |2022-09-26T13:41:04+00:00September 26th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on AEST Assistant Director

Your Land Grand Partner

Your Land Grand Partner September FloridAgriculture eNewsletter By J. Scott Angle jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP           It was a big day in August 2021 at the Hawthorne Creek Creamery. For the first time, Kevin Lussier loaded a truck with Gouda and shipped it off to a major supermarket chain. The people who mattered [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:01+00:00September 12th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Your Land Grand Partner

Rooted in Resilience YF&R Spotlight: Matt and Kayla Gonzales

Rooted in Resilience YF&R Spotlight: Matt and Kayla Gonzales September FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Matt and Kayla Gonzales are first generation ranchers with a dream to leave a legacy for their children. The two got their first taste of agriculture when they joined FFA in high school, which is also how they met. As their love for [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:02+00:00September 9th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Rooted in Resilience YF&R Spotlight: Matt and Kayla Gonzales

Land Grant Partner: UF/IFAS Extension

Land Grant Partner: UF/IFAS Extension August FloridAgriculture eNewseltter By J. Scott Angle jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP It was a big day in August 2021 at the Hawthorne Creek Creamery. For the first time, Kevin Lussier loaded a truck with Gouda and shipped it off to a major supermarket chain. The people who mattered most were there. They [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:02+00:00August 17th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Land Grant Partner: UF/IFAS Extension

2022 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

2022 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Florida Farm Bureau’s grassroots members will convene at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Oct. 26-28, 2022 for the organization’s 81st annual meeting, themed “Rooted in Resilience”. This year’s meeting will be in-person and include a member benefits showcase, networking, volunteer recognitions and voting delegates will discuss and approve policy [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:03+00:00August 17th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on 2022 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Rooted in Resilience: Kateland Raney

Rooted in Resilience: Kateland Raney August 2022 FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Kateland Raney has been immersed in the cattle industry since she was a young girl. Her parents owned and operated a livestock market for nearly 20 years and currently own a cow-calf operation. Raney grew up rodeoing and showing steers and beef heifers at the Polk [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:04+00:00August 15th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Rooted in Resilience: Kateland Raney

Assistant Director of Public Relations

Assistant Director of Public Relations Have a passion for telling agriculture’s story? We are looking for a communications professional to help craft the stories of Florida farmers and ranchers. Summary: Success in this full-time position requires that the employee must be an experienced, self-motivated individual who possesses a good writing ability, excellent computer skills, a [...]

By |2022-09-14T20:17:04+00:00August 5th, 2022|Florida Farm Bureau|Comments Off on Assistant Director of Public Relations
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