FCA News


Jul

01

2017

Sweetheart’s Message

No matter where Convention is held, you can always be sure it’ll be a good time! I always love going and visiting with old friends, meeting new people & of course making new memories. I’ve grown up at the Cattlemen’s convention and hope to continue to be involved by working with the Florida CattleWomen, assisting the Junior Cattlemen, & hopefully participating in the Florida Cattlemen’s…

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Jul

01

2017
In June, FCW members from across the state gathered in Pasco County to attend the 2nd Annual Bonfires and Wine event hosted by the Pasco County CattleWomen.

FCW Report

As I write this article, I’m busy putting on the final touches in preparing for our convention, so I hope that everyone had a wonderful time and enjoyed the events that were provided for our membership. Look for a summary of convention events in next month’s article. I would like to thank Ned Waters for all of his hard work and dedication to FCA during…

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Jun

01

2017
FCW Report

FCW Report

It’s June!  That means convention time!!  I hope everyone is as excited about our convention as I am!  We have been planning several events for the FCW Membership at convention and I encourage all CattleWomen to schedule the following events into their plans during convention: As you prepare for convention, please be sure that your FCW dues are current so that you can be eligible…

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Jun

01

2017

May Sweetheart Message

The entire month on May was dedicated to celebrating my favorite protein; BEEF! On social media I shared numerous different recipes for everyone to try. My new favorite recipe is Beef and broccoli made in the crockpot. Crockpot recipes are super easy, and convenient, especially when you have a busy schedule like me. As for what’s next, I am headed to graduate school at the…

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Jun

01

2017
JFCA Monthly Message

JFCA Monthly Message

Hello everyone!  Is everyone ready for convention?? I know the team and I are very excited about the activities we have planned for you! We recently had the very exciting opportunity to tour Quincey Cattle Company and Usher Land and Timber.  We were able to learn the history of each company and how they run their operations.  Several different staff members of Quincey cattle company…

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May

09

2017
KNOW AN AG INDUSTRY GIANT?

KNOW AN AG INDUSTRY GIANT?

MAKE A NOMINATION TO THE FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME MAITLAND, FL (April 12, 2017) – Florida agriculture is filled with industry giants who have left a rich legacy of achievement, innovation and progress. The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame, which honors those who have made significant contributions, is accepting nominations for inductees. The online nomination form is available on the Florida Ag Hall of…

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May

01

2017
FCW Report

FCW Report

Our Annual Convention is quickly approaching, so I hope all counties are working on a scrapbook and an item for the Silent Auction! I look forward to seeing them on display! As you are making plans for convention, please remember to include all the FCW activities in your schedules.


May

01

2017

JFCA Update

Hello everyone! The officer team and I had a great time at the March Quarterly located in Tallahassee.  We got to meet with representatives to talk about some of the major concerns in the beef industry and walk around the capital building.  We also attended a block party one night where we ate delicious beef and got to talk to people, including our Commissioner of…

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Apr

24

2017
Thank You from Ashland, Kansas

Thank You from Ashland, Kansas

Monday, March 6, 2017, is forever etched in the hearts of those affected by the historic Starbuck Wildfire that raged across the prairie rangelands in Kansas, the Panhandles of Texas and Oklahoma and eastern Colorado. More than 1.3 million acres were burned, 30 homes were lost, nearly 10,000 head of livestock were killed and thousands of miles of fences were lost. More than 85% of…

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Apr

12

2017
CNN’s Great Big Story Features  Florida Dairy Farmer Ed Henderson

CNN’s Great Big Story Features Florida Dairy Farmer Ed Henderson

Reposted from Florida Dairy Farmers Ed Henderson is a fifth-generation dairy farmer who takes playing the trombone to the next level. A jazz musician who plays in a 17-piece band, he always has a reliable audience for his impromptu gigs-his music-loving herd. CNN’s Great Big Story was so intrigued by Henderson’s cow concerts, they recently visited Shenandoah Dairy in Live Oak, Florida, to catch one….

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