FCA News

August 2018
Sumter County Farmer’s Market Youth Bred Heifer Expo and Sale

Youth from around the state will be selling commercial heifers at the Sumter County Farmer’s Market on Saturday, September 8th, 2018. These heifers were selected, raised, and bred by 4-H and FFA members last summer and now the heifers are ready to be introduced into a commercial beef cattle herd. The schedule of Saturday’s events can be found below: Preview Heifers 11:00 am Lunch (provided

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DENVER (Aug. 10, 2018) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is fully committed to the Beef Checkoff Program and the state beef councils who carry out necessary demand-building programs on behalf of the industry. For more than 50 years, state beef councils have been the cornerstone of beef promotion, enjoying widespread support from the vast majority of the beef producers who invest in the

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FCW Report August 2018

The FCW are looking forward to the upcoming quarterly on September 6th and 7th in Bartow. Please consider coming to our meetings for both FCA/FCW. The Steakout will be at our home, sponsored by the Polk County Cattlemens Association. Hope to see you all there. The CattleWomen are busy planning our booth for the Holiday Market in Tampa at the State Fair Grounds November 9-11th.

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Florida Cattlemen's Sweetheart 2018, Elizabeth Tauchen

Hello everyone, My name is Elizabeth Tauchen! I am very excited to start this journey as your 2018-2019 Florida Cattlemen’s Sweetheart. My love for the beef industry began when I was growing up on our family ranch. Because I was homeschooled I had a lot more time to be involved in the day-to-day activities of ranch life. I was constantly out playing with the horses,

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July 2018
Prescribed Burner Classes

Certified Pile burning courses… Dates Course Hours Location Status Lead Instructor Coordinator July 24 Certified Pile Burner Training 8 Green Cove Springs Open Mike Work Beverley Whitener (904) 284-6355 bwhiten@ufl.edu July 25 Certified Pile Burner Training 8 Immokalee FULL Mike Weston Mongi Zekri (239) 595-5494 maz@ufl.edu Aug 1 Certified Pile Burner Training 8 Cross City Open Dusty Cannon Holly Houghton (352) 356-4628 hvh@ufl.edu Aug 8 Certified

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July FCW Report

Click here to open the full report and photo gallery. It was another memorable convention. I would like to thank the FCA staff and everyone that helped put it together. It takes a lot of planning and work to make a successful event for such a large crowd. The end of July, Debbie Gill President Elect and myself will be traveling to Denver, CO for

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Hey y’all! They say don’t blink and wow do I believe that! This past year as your sweetheart has flashed right before my eyes. I cannot express my gratitude to each and every one of you who has supported me on this journey. As I prepare to begin my senior year at the University of Florida all I can think of is my love for

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June 2018
Cattle Survey

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association has engaged the University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to conduct a study of the economic contributions of the Florida beef and dairy cattle industries. The results of this study will be used by the Association for advocacy in support of wise public policy at the local, state and national levels. As part of the study, the investigators are

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Job Announcement – Now Hiring!

FLORIDA BEEF COUNCIL Job Description Director of Beef Marketing and Promotion Purpose of Job: Work in all aspects of beef promotion to build beef demand thru utilization of Beef Check off dollars in state of Florida. Reporting: Position shall report and work under direction of CEO of the Florida Beef Council with normal responsibilities to Board of the Florida Beef Council and Chair. Responsibilities: Manage

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June FCW Report

Our CattleWomen have had a busy month visiting county meetings. We have all enjoyed meeting members. Alachua county has started a new CattleWomens association, after many years of not having one. A lot of counties have had ladies reading to students for Ag Literacy day. May is Beef month, members have taken to the work place to share their recipes and knowledge of Beef. Thank

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June 2018

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