FCA Convention Wraps Up Day Two

Will Jordan Florida Cattlemen's Association (FCA), Industry, Livestock, Livestock News

The 2024 Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) Convention and Allied Trade Show, wrapped up the second full day this evening with their Cattlemen’s Supper, PAC Bull Sale and a concert. During the meal, many awards were presented, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Wilton Simpson, offered remarks and Shaylynn Davis of Manatee County was crowned as the new FCA Sweetheart. A huge attendance …

Florida Cattlemen’s Convention Kicks Off Next Week

Will Jordan Florida Cattlemen's Association (FCA), Industry, Livestock, Livestock News

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association is holding their convention next week in Marco Island. A highlight of the year, you will not want to miss the fun! I visited with FCA’s Director of Field Services, Dusty Holley, to learn more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

NW Florida Cattle Producers Learn about JFCA

Dan Cattle, Florida

The Northwest Florida Cattlemen’s Association held their summer meeting Tuesday night in Jay, Florida, and one of the guest speakers was Dusty Holley, director of field services for the Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA). While he discussed various issues, he told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman his main message was to promote the Junior Florida Cattlemen’s Association (JFCA). Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers …

Water Management Discussed at FCA Convention

Dan Cattle, Florida, Water

The 2019 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show continues today in Marco Island. One of the many issues discussed concerns the recent meeting held on algae and water management in Tallahassee. One of those attending last week’s meeting of the newly appointed Blue-Green Algae Task Force (BGATF) was FCA Executive Vice President Jim Handley. He told Southeast AgNet that cattle ranching plays an important …

Florida Cattlemen’s Convention Underway

Dan Cattle, Florida

The 2019 Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) Convention and Trade Show is now underway at the JW Marriott in Marco Island. Dusty Holley, FCA director of field services, talks about parts of the convention that many people look forward to each year. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, …

Florida Cattlewomen Excited about Annual Convention

Dan Cattle, Florida

The 2019 Florida Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show kicks off Tuesday at the newly renovated JW Marriott in Marco Island. Florida Cattlewomen’s (FCW) President, Debbie Gill, says they are very excited about being back at Marco this year. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

Florida Cattlemen’s Convention Coming in Two Weeks

Dan Cattle, Florida

The 2019 Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) Convention and Trade Show is just two weeks away. This year’s event will take place June 18-20. FCA Director of Field Services Dusty Holley says it will be held at the newly renovated JW Marriott in Marco Island. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in …

Bills to Eliminate Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Dan Florida, Legislative

Due to the large number of amendments on the November 2018 Florida ballot, some have questioned the ease of how initiatives can be put on the ballot, and the fact that some cover various issues. The Florida Cattlemen’s Association and others in agriculture are backing bills currently in both the state House and Senate dealing with the Constitution Revision Commission. …

Backing Bill to Help Florida Agriculture

Dan Cattle, Florida, Legislative

Agriculture is backing bills currently in both the Florida House and Senate dealing with the Constitutional Revision Commission. Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) Director of Governmental Affairs, Sam Ard, explains. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

Florida Cattlemen Hold Legislative Quarterly

Dan Cattle, Florida, Legislative

This week the Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA) held their annual Legislative Quarterly in Tallahassee, which included their Boots on the Hill event. FCA Director of Governmental Affairs, Sam Ard, says they had really good feedback from the legislators they met with. He also discusses the new report from the University of Florida/IFAS showing just how important beef and dairy production have become to …