FCA News


Sep

01

2016
Casey Wingate
JFCA President

JFCA Report

Hello everyone! My name is Casey Wingate and I’m excited to announce that I am your new 2016-2017 JFCA President! I am 16 years old and a senior in high school. I reside in Manatee County where my family and I run 60+ head of Chi, Maine, and Simmental cattle. My family and I have been raising and selling show calves for many years. I…

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Sep

01

2016
Sweetheart Samantha Dailey

September Sweetheart Message

My oh my! My first month as your FCA Sweetheart has flown by.  My summer has been extremely busy, but I’m not complaining! I finished my internship with Florida 4-H, went to the Ona Field Day, and helped out at the JFCA point series show in Tampa. What do all these things have in common? YOUTH! In the past, I have participated as a youth…

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Aug

25

2016
Seminole and Cowboy DNA

Seminole and Cowboy DNA

On Sunday Aug. 21, 2016 Jacki Lyden (NPR), shared the following story.  Click below to listen to the NPR audio story and/or read the article. South Florida’s Seminole Cowboys: Cattle Is ‘In Our DNA’ Photo: Carlton Ward, Jr.


Aug

15

2016
Summer 2016 Dairy Update

Summer 2016 Dairy Update

Below is the Summer 2016 issue of Dairy Update, the dairy newsletter of the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Florida. Open / Download the Summer 2016 Dairy Update (pdf) In this issue: · Goldilocks and the 3 Cows · Comparing and Forecasting of Florida Federal Order and UF Dairy Unit Mailbox Prices · Cooling Your Dry Cows When it is Hot: Major Paybacks…

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Aug

01

2016
Sweetheart Samantha Dailey

August Sweetheart Message

Hello Everyone! My name is Samantha Dailey, and I am extremely excited to serve as the 2016-2017 FCA Sweetheart. My roots run back to Marion County, where I started showing steers and heifers at our county fair. I credit the Southeastern Youth Fair for sparking my interest in the beef industry, because after showing my first steer, I was hooked! As my roots grew deeper,…

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Aug

01

2016
August FCW Report

August FCW Report

The Convention held during June was a successful event. The return of the Fashion Show during the Welcoming Reception and Ice Cream Social was enjoyed by all members and friends. A huge thank you to Branded B Boutique – Tiffany, Ivy, Misty and Linda for coordinating the show. A special thank you to Heather Hall for arranging some of the Rodeo Queens to serve as…

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Jul

05

2016

July Sweetheart Message

Hello All!  I wanted to take time to thank everyone for your continued support throughout the last year. It seems that not too long ago I walked for the first time in to convention and met all of you. Over the last year I have encouraged everyone to share their own beef story. Your own beef story is such an important story to tell, it…

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Jul

05

2016
July FCW Report

July FCW Report

It’s hard to believe that we are in the month of July and middle of summer. The Summer Conference will be held July 12-16 at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, Colorado. The American National CattleWomen will also be holding meetings at that same time. The ANCW will have a Silent Auction during this event. President-Elect, Michelle Grimmer, and I will travel to the Summer Conference…

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Jun

09

2016
Make a Plan for Hurricane Season Now!

Make a Plan for Hurricane Season Now!

A special note from Adam Putnam: It’s barely been a week since the start of the 2016 hurricane season, and Florida has already experienced severe weather. Although Tropical Storm Colin has come and gone, hurricane season runs through November, and it’s critical to prepare your families and your homes before the next storm. I urge Floridians to prepare for the remainder of the 2016 hurricane season…

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Jun

01

2016
June FCW Report

June FCW Report

I had the pleasure of attending “Bonfires and Wine” on April 30 at Bird Island Lake Ranch in Dade City hosted by the Pasco County CattleWomen.  Pasco County CattleWomen extended an invitation to the FCW Executive Board and neighboring Hernando, Sumter, Polk and Hillsborough County CattleWomen.  It was a beautiful evening where we were served great steaks with all the fixings and were able to…

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