FCA News

September 2014
North Florida Cattlemen’s Association District Meeting, October 7

Don’t miss the North Florida Cattlemen’s Association District Meeting and Educational Seminar on October 7 at Circle R Ranch.  Registration begins at 3pm and a steak dinner will be served at 6:15 pm.  See flyer for more information.  To RSVP please call 386-752-5384 or email columbia@ifas.ufl.edu. Registration deadline is October 6.

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Click for Interactive Map

Florida could be facing upwards of 43,836 added regulated stream miles as a result of the “Waters of the United States” rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers. While the agencies continue to claim their proposal does not expand the scope of the Clean Water Act, new interactive maps developed by a coalition of agricultural groups, including the National Cattlemen’s

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Hello again! I hope you all enjoyed my article last month as much as I enjoyed writing it. The months of July and August brought the Junior Cattlemen’s many good times and memories. In the month of July the officers and board of directors had our annual retreat in Crystal River/Homosassa River. It was a lot of fun and we got a lot planned out

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FCW Report

What a wonderful week Kim Cravey, Patty Barthle, Sarah Childs and I had in Denver for the Summer Conference for ANCW!  Besides having some nice cool weather it was so nice to see friends from other states and hear fresh, new ideas from other ANCW members.  It was five days for me to absorb, share and brainstorm with our other CattleWomen from across the nation!

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Sweetheart’s Sept. Message

I have had a great time so far representing our industry and promoting beef. I have already had many conversations with consumers about nutritional info, health benefits, production methods, and other facts about beef. I love teaching people and clearing up myths. There are so many people out there that still need to know our story. In July I got to attend the JFCA Beef

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August 2014
Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation Recognizes 15 Years Unveils New Logo Showcasing Florida Cattle Industry

KISSIMMEE, FL – The Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation, a non-profit 501(c-3) organization whose mission is to: support beef cattle research; support education related to beef cattle and the development of young leadership and; preserve Florida cattle ranching history and culture. In 2014, the Foundation celebrates 15 years of achievements and unveils a new logo that demonstrates its continued commitment to the Florida cattle ranching industry. “The

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Integrated Pest Management Resources Available Online

If you are interested in learning how to manage pests using integrated pest management (IPM) strategies on a whole farm or whole landscape level, a team of University of Florida IFAS Extension faculty has developed a series of video modules just for you. These modules were developed at the UF IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center near Live Oak, FL where the 300 acre farm

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Submit Comments to Stop EPA from Expanding Clean Water Act Authority

The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently proposed an expansion of their federal authority over “waters of the U.S.” The agencies have proposed to redefine the definition of “Waters of the United States,” and that new definition would require cattle ranchers to get the permission of the federal government anytime they needed to expand, do maintenance, or perform routine activities

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Aug. FCW Report

Hello fellow BEEF lovers! The summer seems to be passing quickly as we head into the back-to-school season. We are going to be losing all that ‘free’ summer help from our kids and grandkids as well as the luxury of sharing our love of the land and God’s creatures. Soon they will be sitting in their classrooms while we wish we had just one more

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Aug. Jr. Trail

Hello there! My name is Anna Conrad, and I was selected as the new JFCA President at the Convention in June representing Hillsborough County. I am 16 years old and have been active in the association since I was 8 years old. I am a 5th generation cattle rancher, and I love it more than anything. I’m also very active in the FFA and 4H

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August 2014

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