FCA News

March 2014
Corn-hole Tournament in Hillsborough

This is an event being put on by the Hillsborough Jr. Cattlemen's Association. The Cornhole tournament will begin at 11 am. Pre-registration adult teams are ages 13 and up and the price is $40 a team with a free lunch ticket per member. Pre-registration children teams are ages 12 and...

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JFCA Board of Directors

The JFCA Board of Directors is a selected position. There may be up to three Board of Directors that will assist the State Officers as needed. The other duties of Board of Directors include, but are not limited to: being active at a local level and surrounding areas, as well as encouraging member involvement. If you have any questions, contact Christine Damron at cbdamron1@gmail.com.

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JFCA Field Day

Join us for our Field Day at Buck Island Ranch in Highlands County on Saturday, April 26th. We will start at 10 AM with a ranch tour guided by employees of Buck Island Ranch. We will have lunch and then a general membership meeting after the tour. We will also be going over the competitions for our State Convention, so if you are new, this

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Proposed budget falls short for IFAS

The Senate and House Education Appropriations Sub-Committees released their proposed budgets last week.  Despite the increase in funding for state universities, the proposed budget fell short of some of the UF/IFAS funding requests.  There are a number of funding items that will need to be resolved during the next five to six weeks but the most important item would be our request for a Workload

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FFA Beast Feast and Auction

Don’t miss FFA’s Eleventh Annual Beast Feast and Auction March 22 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center. Adults are $75 and students are $25. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of different foods such  as venison, gator, shrimp, swamp cabbage, and homemade ice to name a few.  Held at the beautiful Florida FFA Leadership Training Center, 5000

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2014 All-Judging Team Reunion Luncheon

April 26, 2014 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center UF Animal Sciences Building Registration – $30    We would like to invite you to the 2014 All-Judging Team Reunion luncheon to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 26 at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, with lunch being served at noon.  The event will

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FDACS Conducts Bio-Agriculture Survey

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has contracted with The Balmoral Group to assess Florida Bio-Agriculture. This effort will identify key issues facing agribusiness owners, relating to Bio-Agricultural market opportunities, constraints and commercialization research. As an association member, we strongly encourage you to complete this important survey. The survey can be accessed through the link below, or please feel free to contact

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Florida Beef Cattle Short Course

May 7-9, 2014 Alto and Patricia Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center – 2142 Shealy Drive Gainesville, FL  The course addresses issues for beef cattle enterprises at an elevated level of management skill with practical applications for every beef cattle producer, in Florida and beyond. The course focuses on unique challenges facing our beef industry, beef production issues, urban growth, global competition, changing  consumer demands,

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State Ranch Rodeo Qualifiers In March

Central Florida Fair Cattlemen’s Invitational Ranch Rodeo Central Florida Fair, Orlando Saturday, March 8, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. Stacey Redditt (407) 295-3247Sumter County Ranch Rodeo Sumter County Fairgrounds March 14-15, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. Justin Story (352) 303-4954   Don’t forget the Ranch Rodeo State Finals are September 26-27, 2014 at the Silver Spurs Arena, in Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee

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