FL Farm Bureau Members Converge on Tallahassee

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The dinner placemats provided a handy way of promoting the Farm Bureau Day schedule of events Even the dinner placemat was informative at Florida Farm Bureau’s (FFB) legislative briefing Monday night in Tallahassee. FFB members from throughout Florida provide a good crowd for legislative remarks at Monday night's legislative briefing dinnerFFB members from all over Florida are in the state Capitol this week to discuss agriculture concerns and initiatives. In this report, hear FFB President John Hoblick explain why lawmakers should not do anything to hurt agriculture’s ability to keep the state’s economy moving, particularly as other industries are in such a slump these days. The Chow LineThis week’s Farm Bureau Days activities in Tallahassee include the briefing dinner Monday night and visits with lawmakers Tuesday before the big legislative reception Tuesday afternoon. FFB President John Hoblick (l) and FFB Legislative Affairs Director Ben Parks at Monday night FFB dinner in TallahasseeAlso, special tours have been arranged for Farm Bureau members to see the cattle history museum, Governor’s mansion and the Supreme Court behind the scenes. Here are three more timely features with comments from FFB President Hoblick: