FCA News


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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Apr

03

2017
April FCW Report

April FCW Report

We wrapped up the Florida State Fair during which 40 FCW members from 7 counties volunteered time in the FCW Booth to talk with thousands of consumers and distribute over 5,000 beef samples during the 10 day event. In addition to steak samples, several counties highlighted their own beef recipes such as Beef & Black Bean Soup, Chimichurri Wraps, and Chimichurri Steak samples. Florida Cattlemen,…

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Mar

01

2017
FCW President Michelle Grimmer

March FCW Report

I wanted to remind everyone about the upcoming Legislative Quarterly meeting coming up in a few weeks (March 13 – 15) in Tallahassee. I cannot stress enough how important this meeting is as the primary focus of this meeting is for Cattlemen and Cattlewomen to meet personally with every State Senator and Representative to discuss issues in legislation that have a direct or indirect effect…

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