FCA News

August 2014
Katey McClenny

Let me start by saying how blessed and excited I am to have been chosen as your new Sweetheart. It is such an honor and I am truly blessed beyond words. There are so many people to thank- first my family for supporting and helping me through all of this. I couldn’t have done it without y’all. I would also like to thank the Strickland

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July 2014
Commissioner Putnam Appoints State Veterinarian

Dr. Mike Short to Serve as State Veterinarian and Division Director of Animal Industry at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Tallahassee, FL – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam announced today the appointment of Dr. Mike Short as the State Veterinarian and Division Director of Animal Industry at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Dr. Short was promoted to the

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FDACS Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Woman of Year in Agriculture Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin Gillespie July 14, 2014 (850) 617-7737 Twitter: @FDACSNews Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Woman of the Year in Agriculture Award Award Honors Women for Their Outstanding Contributions to Florida Agriculture Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services wants your nominations for the 2014 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

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Seventh Annual FCA Whip Popping Contest Saturday September 27, 2014

Plan now to enter the annual Whip Popping contest to be held at the Florida Ranch Rodeo State Finals & Heritage Festival, Saturday September 27, 2013 at the Silver Spurs Arena/Osceola heritage Park in Kissimmee. Competition will begin with first go round at Noon and finals at 2:00pm at the Doyle Conner Corral in the Osceola Heritage Park on Saturday, September. 27. First place wins

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Dr. James Maxwell, New Chief of the Bureau of Animal Disease Control

Dr. James Maxwell has been selected as the new Chief of the Bureau of Animal Disease Control effective immediately. Dr. Maxwell received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University. He has been with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for over 13 years. Most recently, Dr. Maxwell served as the Laboratory Director in the Bureau of Diagnostic Laboratory. Dr. Maxwell will be

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The Florida Gator Ticket Office is proud to announce a special ticket offer for all Florida Cattlemen’s Association members as well as their family and friends for the Gators homecoming game on Saturday October 18 against the Missouri Tigers! To take advantage of this offer, go here and type CATTLE in the promo code box.

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Farm Credit/Ag Institute Candidates Forum

Save the Date: Thursday Sept. 25 @ 11:30 in Orlando This September, Farm Credit/Ag Institute will host the tenth quadrennial Farm Credit/Ag Institutes Candidates Forum, an event that has historically attracted over 300 of the state’s agricultural leaders to hear the gubernatorial candidate’s agricultural platforms. They key to making this event successful is not just attracting the candidates, but important members of the Florida agriculture

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July FCW Report

Wow, what a month!  If you went to Marco for the FCA convention I know that you had a good time.  The Marco Island Marriott loves to see us and I have been told that we are one of their favorite groups.  Kudos to Wes and Darren Williamson for the wonderful menu choices and to the Marriott for serving them so well! We CattleWomen had

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I cannot believe it is July already! And I cannot believe that this is the last  time I will write to you. This year has been more than amazing. I would have not  been able to do everything that I was able to do this year if it had not been for Sweetheart. I have met some amazing people and went to some beautiful  places.

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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 2014

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