FCA News

June 2014
Sweetheart’s June Message

Hello Again Cattlemen! April was another busy month for me. The Sweetheart Orientation was held in Bartow and I got a chance to meet the new Sweetheart contestants that will be competing at convention. I wish each one of you the best of luck. I would also like to thank Bridget Carlisle for giving up her Saturdays so that we were able to use the

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June FCW Report

Are you ready for the convention? I am! Sandy beaches, cool water and meetings that give you the latest information from the Beef Industry. Wahoo! This year we are greeting you in true CattleWomen fashion; our Ice Cream Social and a fashion show! We are giving away a diamond bracelet, thanks to the Florida Livestock Association, at our Board of Directors meeting as well as

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May 2014

June 18, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Mid-Florida Research & Education Ctr Auditorium, 2725 South Binion Road, Apopka, FL  32703. Public meeting for local farmers and ranchers about new Farm Bill changes. Contact: Chuck O’Rourke, 407-847-4465 x 3. Farm Bill Meeting Explains Programs to Farmers, Ranchers WHAT:  Public meeting for local farmers and ranchers explains new Farm Bill changes and financial assistance programs. WHERE:  UF/IFAS/Mid-Florida Research &

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May
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Watch FCIATS Video Presentations

  Dr. Paul Genho – The Future of Agriculture in a a Global Market Dr. Clay Mathis – A Systems Approach to Ranching Dean Nick Place – Extension Update to Florida Cattlemen Dr. Rick Funston – Fetal Programming Dr. Matt Spangler – Crosbred vs Straightbred

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May
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May FCW Report

Howdy to all Cattlemen and CattleWomen in the Sunshine State!  It has been a great month.  First, let me thank Fresh From Florida and the Florida Tourist Development Council for their wonderful street party up in Tallahassee.  It was the perfect ending to a perfect day up on the Hill as we spread the good news about the Cattle Industry and highlighted concerns that are

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May
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Attention all JFCA members! The State Convention is quickly approaching! I hope everyone is studying hard for the Quiz Bowl competition and practicing diligently for your Team Marketing Presentations and Speeches! Your county needs to send in their registration for teams by MAY 30TH.

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May
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Hello Cattlemen! It was so good being able to see most of you at the quarterly in Tallahassee! This was my first time going to Tallahassee and walking around the capitol, and it was definitely an amazing experience. When talking with the senators, you find out how passionate our cattlemen are about issues that will later on affect us. After leaving Tallahassee, I had the

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May
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April 2014
Sweetheart’s April Message

Hello Again Cattlemen! I have been very busy over the last few weeks. First of all, the Florida State Fair was amazing again this year. I had so much fun talking one on one with people about beef and handing out delicious beef samples. I would like to thank all of the cattlewomen that gave up their time from their busy schedules to work at

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April Jr. Trail

Hey everyone! I wanted to thank everyone that attended the Legislative Quarterly in Tallahassee this past month. We had a great representation of JFCA members at the Capitol! During this quarterly meeting we went around the Capitol, and talked to different Representatives and Senators ...

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Denise Colgan pictured with Baxter Black at the NCBA Convention.

It’s April in Florida and we have been so blessed with our weather. Who ever heard of rain and fresh green grass in March? This has been an incredible Spring so far with so many activities and opportunities to spread the good word about Beef! Our booth at the State Fair served 4000 samples and impacted thousands of fair-goers as we shared our stories and

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April 2014

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