FCA News


Jan

01

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

FCW Report

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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Jan

01

2018
2017 - 2018 FCA Sweetheart, Milli Jones

Jan. Sweetheart Message

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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Dec

19

2017
Proposals Sought for Conservation Innovation Grants

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.  


Dec

01

2017
Junior Trail

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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Dec

01

2017
Sweetheart Diary

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

01

2017

Dec. FCW Report

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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Nov

01

2017
New Documentary on the Father of Soil Conservation

New Documentary on the Father of Soil Conservation

NRCS is proud to release a new documentary on Hugh Hammond Bennett and the history of NRCS. It looks at the origins of soil conservation in the U.S., from the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression to the establishment of a permanent agency to help the Nation recover. It is an inspiring reminder of why private lands conservation is so important, now and into the…

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Nov

01

2017
Nov. Sweetheart Message

Nov. Sweetheart Message

Sweetheart Message Milli Jones Brevard County 2017-2018 FCA Sweetheart Happy November y’all! This has always been my favorite month for two reasons: my birthday and Thanksgiving! I look forward to this time of the year because there are not only so many things to celebrate, but also to give thanks for. Thinking about my life, I have more than enough things to be thankful for….

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Nov

01

2017

Nov. FCW Report

It’s November! Great things happen in November! Hurricane season ends (thank goodness), the Holiday season begins…and hopefully cooler weather is on the horizon! FCW members are preparing for lots of activities the next few months, so I wanted to share a few opportunities for other FCW members to help out: OUTREACH AND PROMOTION EVENTS Savage Race FCW is in full swing this month and are…

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Oct

02

2017

Sweetheart’s Message

Happy October everyone! I hope school is going well for everyone, my third year at UF is off to a great start! Nothing excites me more than taking classes that broaden my knowledge about our industry. My favorite class this semester so far is principles of agribusiness management, this class challenges me to think beyond my communication background. I hope you all accepted my challenge…

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