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Your Land Grant Partner

Your Land Grant Partner October FloridAgriculture eNewsletter By J. Scott Angle jangle@ufl.edu @IFAS_VP Baker County Farm Bureau President Robert Norman recently talked to me about farming’s risk-reward ratio. In short, that’s high risk, not so high reward. I share his concern. Some reports indicate that a farmer gets only 8 cents of each dollar spent [...]

By |2020-10-06T18:13:56-05:00October 6th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Duval County Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Tallahassee Field Trip

Duval County Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Tallahassee Field Trip October FloridAgriculture ENewsletter Jessica Bright McMullen is a chef who works closely with the farmers in the Tallahassee region, using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. While in Tallahassee in December to attend Florida Farm Bureau Day, the Duval County Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee [...]

By |2020-10-06T18:13:57-05:00October 6th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Why You Should be Concerned About Ballot Amendment 2 in November

Why You Should be Concerned About Ballot Amendment 2 in November October FloridAgriculture eNewsletter Ballot Amendment 2 is a Constitutional amendment for voters to consider on November 3 that will raise the mandatory minimum wage in Florida to $15 an hour. This will increase payroll costs for businesses with minimum wage workers by up to [...]

By |2020-09-30T09:23:31-05:00September 30th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Get Recognized at the Florida Farm Bureau State Annual Meeting

Get Recognized at the Florida Farm Bureau State Annual Meeting We’re looking for video submissions surrounding #StillFarming and Farm Bureau Gives Back efforts for use at the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and during the AFBF Convention and on digital platforms. We’re looking for on-the-farm videos of members and/or member families saying their name, state [...]

By |2020-09-03T14:49:44-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Be the Voice. Live the Legacy: County President Profile

Be the Voice. Live the Legacy: County President Profile FloridAgriculture eNewsletter September 2020 Glen Whitworth, Jr., President Palm Beach County Farm Bureau Palm Beach County Farm Bureau President Glen Whitworth, Jr., has deep roots in South Florida agriculture. The seventh generation Floridian and a third generation farmer has a goal to help change the modern [...]

By |2020-09-03T14:49:45-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Broward County Farm Bureau Receives County Leader Award

Broward County Farm Bureau Receives County Leader Award FloridAgriculture eNewsletter September 2020 Broward County Farm Bureau has received the American Farm Bureau Federation’s County Leader Award for donating to the AFBF Foundation. The award recognizes county Farm Bureaus where each member of the board donates at least $25 to the Foundation. Broward County Farm Bureau [...]

By |2020-09-02T21:22:35-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture FloridAgriculture eNews, September 2020 Scott Angle studio and location portraits at Lake Alice. You’re probably not going to get an edge on your global competitors with cheaper labor, more government support or lenient environmental regulation. You’re going to do it with technology. The most important thing UF/IFAS will do for the [...]

By |2020-09-02T20:36:17-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Florida Farm Bureau Spreads the Love of Peanut Butter

Florida Farm Bureau Spreads the Love of Peanut Butter  FloridAgriculture eNewsletter, September 2020 Florida Farm Bureau Federation will contribute 120,960 jars of peanut butter to Florida food banks statewide to help families facing hunger due to the pandemic. “We are proud to provide a non-perishable food item such as peanut butter to food-insecure families across [...]

By |2020-09-02T20:36:18-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

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