Florida Farmers Visit Capitol Hill

Dan Florida, Legislative

Florida farmers, ranchers and small business owners are visiting with their Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. this week during Florida Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Field to the Hill fly-in event. One of those attending is vegetable producer and member of the Florida Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers, Tony Kalogridis. Southeast AgNet’s Abbey Taylor talked with him about some of …

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FFBF Provides Hurricane Damage Tax Rebates Webpage

Dan Florida

At the end of the 2018 Florida Legislative Session last month, the House and Senate passed a tax package that provides relief for farmers and property owners impacted by Hurricane Irma. Then less than two weeks later, Governor Rick Scott signed the tax-cut package, HB 7087, which authorizes many things. It offers tax breaks on agricultural fencing materials purchased for …