As the 2018 Florida Legislative Session draws nearer to close, there are various bills of interest to the Florida Cattlemen’s Association seeing action. FCA Director of Governmental Affairs, Sam Ard, has an update on where some of those currently stand. Florida Cattlemen Continue Tracking Various Bills
This week the Florida House and Senate passed their versions of a state budget. Florida Cattlemen’s Association Director of Governmental Affairs, Sam Ard, says they are asking for an increase in the Rural and Family Lands Program. Florida Cattlemen Hoping for More Dollars in Ag Lands Programs
Cattlemen and women from across the Southeast are meeting with other producers from around the country in Phoenix, Arizona this week for the 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Florida Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President, Jim Handley, says one issue of importance being discussed are ELD’s, electronic logging devices. Something he says they are extremely concerned about. Florida …
This week during the Florida legislative session, a step was taken to amend a law designed to help protect those in the state’s cattle industry. Florida Cattlemen’s Association Director of Governmental Affairs, Sam Ard, explains. Hoping to Amend Law Protecting Florida Cattle Industry
The 23rd annual Florida Cattlemen’s Association Replacement Heifer Sale was scheduled to take place this Friday, September 15th. But according to FCA Executive Vice President Jim Handley, due to Hurricane Irma, the decision was made this morning to cancel the sale. 09-13-17 Decision Made to Cancel FCA Heifer Sale
The Florida Cattlemen’s Association has announced they are canceling their Quarterly Meeting that was scheduled to take place this week, September 7-8, in Plant City. Due to the fact, Hurricane Irma could possibly affect the state this weekend, FCA staff hopes everyone will take these next few days to become properly prepared. At this point, the meetings have not been …
The 2017 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show is underway at the Orlando Buena Vista Palace. And according to Dusty Holley, FCA director of field services, once again, it is a big family event.