FFBF Prez Hoblick: on Tallahassee Issues, UF Prez Mtgs & More

Gary Cooper Florida, General

FFBF Pres John Hoblick (l) and FL Ag Commissioner Charlie Bronson confer during FFBF's Legislative Reception in TallahasseeFlorida Farm Bureau’s annual Legislative Day activities in the state Capitol drew one of the largest FFBF Pres John Hoblick (l) and Rep Baxter Troutman discuss the issues during the FFBF Legislative Receptionturnouts ever, of both farmers and ranchers from around the state as well as lawmakers turning out to discuss the issues and fellowship with folks from back home. In this Listen To wma interview with Florida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick (4:07 mp3) during Tuesday night’s FFBF Legislative Reception, he discusses the state of the economy and how Florida agriculture fits into the state budgeting picture, and offers an update on a recent meeting he and other state ag leaders had with University of Florida President Bernie Machen. In photo top right, Hoblick discusses the issues with Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Bronson at Tuesday’s FFBF legislative reception in Tallahassee. In photo on left, Hoblick and Representative Baxter Troutman visit in the midst of the crowd.