FCA News

February 2018
Sweetheart’s Message

Hey everyone! I hope the beginning of 2018 has been as good to y’all as it has been to me! Have you kept up with your New Year resolution? I have! Each day I try to write down positive thoughts and memories so I can reflect and cherish those moments more. As my time at the University of Florida is beginning to wrap up, I

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JFCA Report

Hello Cattlemen, It’s Allyson Moore the State Chairmen. I hope we all weathered the holiday season and are back into the swing of things for this awesome year to come! I know me and my fellow board members are excited as well. With the start of the new year we are approaching fairs and livestock shows. For me personally my upcoming fair in Osceola County

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Florida Beef Ambassador Report

It’s your Florida Senior Beef Ambassador here, Ryan Beany. February is full of amazing opportunity for BEEF. From National Wear Red Day and Valentine’s Day all the way to Carnival and Mardi Gras, I hope you’re eating beef and spreading the word. February is National Heart Attack Awareness month with February 3rd being the official day. Be sure to wear red and support the beef

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FCW Report

On January 6th the FCW held our 8th annual clay shoot at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. I would like to thank everyone who came out to support our fundraiser, for youth scholarships. It was a cold day, but we had great attendance. Thank you to all the volunteers that pull together every year to make this a huge success. State Fair is just around

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January 2018
FCA President Ken Griner presents a plaque of appreciation to outgoing FCW President Michelle Grimmer, and welcomes incoming FCW President Rhonda Waters.

Happy New Year Everyone! I am honored to serve as your 2018 FCW President. My name is Rhonda Waters. I live in Bartow with my husband Ned, Our children, Lacey Waters, Jenna Waters, Kayla Dean her husband Adam their children McKenna and Jeb all live close by. Our family has a cow-calf operation, as well as an agritourism event venue. I would like to thank

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2017 - 2018 FCA Sweetheart, Milli Jones

Happy New Year y’all! I hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday season filled with family, love, and of course a good steak! I had an entire month off from UF this year and I could not be more thankful for the time with my family! I love the beginning of the year because it gives me an opportunity to set new goals for myself

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December 2017
Proposals Sought for Conservation Innovation Grants

USDA’s NRCS is making $10 million available for new Conservation Innovation Grants  nationally. Proposals sought for grazing lands, organic systems and soil health. Grant proposals are due Feb. 26, 2018. Apply at www.grants.gov.  

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2017
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Junior Trail

Hello Cattlemen, My name is Allyson Moore the JFCA State Chairmen. This month I would like to tell you all more about myself and future goals for the cattle industry. Residing in Osceola county that has a strong cattle ranching history the beef industry has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. Me and my family raise commercial cattle for

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2017
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Sweetheart Diary

Happy Holidays everyone! It is the most wonderful time of the year! Nothing makes me happier than being home from college and celebrating my family’s traditions. Do you have any family traditions or favorite recipes? I would say mine would be making sugar cookies and gingerbreads with my mom and finding the perfect spot for cowboy Santa on our Christmas tree! When I think about

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Dec
2017
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As the end of the 2017 quickly approaches, I took some time to reflect on my year serving as the President of the Florida CattleWomen. The old saying “Time flies when you’re having fun” came to mind as I thought about how quickly this past year has passed and how much fun I have had representing an industry for which I am so passionate. I

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December 2017

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