Junior News

  • Feb. Jr. Trail

    Hello Florida Cattlemen! My name is Chad Revis, and I am your 2014-2015 JFCA State Vice President. I am from Ocala, Florida in Marion County, and I am a Senior at Belleview High School. To give you some background about myself I attended a private school from Pre-k all the way to Eighth Grade. I wasn’t born on a farm, but I always had an…

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  • Beef Ambassador

    Hello again! I hope everyone has had a great Christmas, New Year’s and winter calving season! I can’t tell you how happy I am to see new babies being born in our pastures. There’s nothing that is prettier than riding the pastures at sunset and seeing the calves prancing around and nursing on their dams. I always like to pick out which ones will be…

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  • Dec. Jr. Trail

    December is a wonderful time of the year! Christmas trees, lights, cheerful music, and nativity scenes are what fills the air and surrounds us. This is also a time to give to others, and the JFCA are taking full advantage of that! For the past couple of years we have as juniors have donated various items to Operation Shoebox, an organization that sends care packages…

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  • Nov. Jr. Trail

    November, my favorite month of the year! Not only is this my favorite month, it is also the season for my favorite holiday. Thanksgiving is a joyous and very tasty time of the year. I always enjoy seeing my whole family, watching some football, and of course enjoying great food. It is also the perfect time to be thankful for all we have. Now you…

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  • Oct. Jr. Trail

    I just want to say that I hope you all had a great time at the Ranch Rodeo and Heritage Festival, because I know I did! It was truly a successful event and I want to say a big THANK YOU to the Cattlemen’s Foundation, Mr.  & Mrs. Hobby and the entire committee that helps plan, direct and operate the event. You all do a…

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  • Sept. Jr. Trail

    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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  • 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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  • May Jr. Trail

    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.
  • 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 …
  • Corn-hole Tournament in Hillsborough

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    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…
  • 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.
  • JFCA Officer Elections

    This year we are moving officer elections to the FCA State Convention in June. Interviews will be on Tuesday morning, June 17th, starting at 8:30 AM. Times will be assigned after applications have been processed.  Apply below.   Fill out our online form.
  • 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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  • Mar. ’14 Jr. Trail

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    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 about issues that the cattle industry is facing. It was a great learning experience and hopefully we can have even more…

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  • Feb. ’14 Jr. Trail

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    Hey guys! Can you believe it is already 2014? Time sure does fly! Our next big event is the Legislative Quarterly in Tallahassee on March 12th! All members are encouraged to attend. This is a great opportunity for us to meet face to face with our state legislatures and talk about important issues that our industry is facing. I attended this quarterly for the first…

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  • Jan ’14 Jr. Trail

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    Happy New Year Everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and set some challenging New Year’s resolutions. One of my goals for 2014 is to get more Juniors involved at a state level. I encourage all Junior Members to attend the Legislative Quarterly Meeting that is held in Tallahassee on March 11th – 13th. I attended this quarterly for the first time last year,…

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  • Dec. ’13 Jr. Trail

    This year has flown by! I cannot believe that it is almost Christmas, which means 6 more months until MARCO! JFCA members have certainly been busy this past month. Myself and State Treasurer Chad Revis had the opportunity to help out in the show ring at the ShowDown N O-Town Cattle Battle. There were 80 exhibitors and over 150 head at this show. Board of…

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