farmers

Florida Farmers and Ranchers Visit State Capitol

Dan Florida, Legislative

Farmers and ranchers from across Florida are in Tallahassee this week to discuss public policy issues with Florida state legislators. Florida Farm Bureau’s annual citizens’ lobbying event began Monday with a reception at the Tallahassee Farm Bureau legislative office and continues today with a full schedule of legislative meetings on Farm Bureau priority issues. Florida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick …

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Statewide Meeting Honors Volunteer Members

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

Florida Farm Bureau will celebrate its 76th anniversary at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, 2017. The meeting will include award and recognition programs to honor outstanding young farmers and ranchers, state lawmakers and the accomplishments of county Farm Bureaus and individual members for their distinguished service to agriculture. “We are honored to recognize …

Florida Farm Bureau: Farm Families Slowly Recovering

Taylor Hillman Florida, Industry News Release

The resilience of Florida’s farmers and ranchers is on full display in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. They are working to restore food and fiber production for this state and the nation, despite the widespread destruction of crops, buildings, fencing, and other property lost to wind and water damage. Like many other Floridians, farm families are contending with significant failures …

Food Check-Out Week Event Highlights Farm Service to the Community

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

Florida Farm Bureau volunteers statewide will be celebrating Food Check-Out Week Feb. 13-17. The week will celebrate the abundant, nutritious food supply for all Floridians. A fundamental part of our well-being as a society depends upon the domestic production of food. Florida farmers produce more than 300 different commodities and generate more than $148 billion in annual economic impact.