National FFA’s Washington Leadership Conference Instills Importance of Growth, Leadership, Community Service

Dan Education, Industry News Release

For the past fifty years,  FFA members from across the country converge on Washington, D.C.,  in the summer to evaluate their personal skills and interests, develop leadership talent and create service plans that will make a difference in their communities. This year is no different. Created in 1969 and held annually, the conference begins June 4 at the Omni Shoreham …


Meat Industry Lobbyist Injured in DC Area Shooting

Dan Industry News Release

A lobbyist for Tyson Foods was reported as one of the five victims wounded in the Washington, D.C. area shooting that targeted a Republican congressional baseball team practice. A spokesperson for Tyson Foods told meat industry publication Meatingplace that Matt Mika, Tyson Foods director of government relations in Washington, D.C., was injured in the shooting that took place at an …


Florida Farmers to Visit Elected Officials in Washington

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

Florida farmers, ranchers and small business owners will speak up for agriculture when they visit with the Florida Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., May 23-25. More than 80 Farm Bureau members from across the Sunshine State will travel to the nation’s capital to discuss various federal policies that affect agriculture and rural land. The agenda includes a series of informal …