FCA News


Jun

11

2018
Job Announcement – Now Hiring!

Job Announcement – Now Hiring!

FLORIDA BEEF COUNCIL Job Description Director of Beef Marketing and Promotion Purpose of Job: Work in all aspects of beef promotion to build beef demand thru utilization of Beef Check off dollars in state of Florida. Reporting: Position shall report and work under direction of CEO of the Florida Beef Council with normal responsibilities to Board of the Florida Beef Council and Chair. Responsibilities: Manage…

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Jun

01

2018
June FCW Report

June FCW Report

Our CattleWomen have had a busy month visiting county meetings. We have all enjoyed meeting members. Alachua county has started a new CattleWomens association, after many years of not having one. A lot of counties have had ladies reading to students for Ag Literacy day. May is Beef month, members have taken to the work place to share their recipes and knowledge of Beef. Thank…

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May

01

2018
2017 - 2018 FCA Sweetheart, Milli Jones

May Sweetheart’s Diary

Hey y’all! I just finished registering for my last semester of classes at the University of Florida! What a great four years it has been, but we all know being a Gator is for life! I know that I am not the only one who is ready for Summer! I hope that your Summer plans include attending our annual convention at the Omni this June….

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May

01

2018
May FCW Report

May FCW Report

One of our goals this year is to increase membership. In doing so fellow board members have been traveling the state attending Cattlemen and Cattlewomen meetings. I would like to thank, Casie Halloway of Pasco county, for taking the lead and contacting all county associations to let them know we are here. It is good to visit with all the members throughout the state. It…

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Apr

25

2018
2018 Omnibus Bill Nixes DUNS and SAM Requirements for Farmers

2018 Omnibus Bill Nixes DUNS and SAM Requirements for Farmers

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 24, 2018 — Effectively immediately, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) financial assistance program participants will no longer need a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Number System (DUNS) number, or to register in the System for Award Management (SAM). The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (2018 Omnibus Bill) signed in March eliminated these requirements. According to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DUNS and…

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Apr

01

2018
FCW Report April 2018

FCW Report April 2018

The State Fair ended with all 12 days having county cattlewomen represent our industry. Serving beef sausage, steak bites and their own favorite beef recipes. Along with delicious samples, consumers were given valuable information about food safety and nutritional facts. Thank you to all the ladies that came out and volunteered. May is Beef month and May 1st is Ag literacy day. This is the…

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Apr

01

2018
Sweetheart’s April Message

Sweetheart’s April Message

Happy Easter y’all! I hope everyone is having a wonderful time celebrating with family and friends! As my time as your sweetheart begins to come to a close, I want to begin thanking each and every one of you for the overwhelming support you have shown me. This past month has been amazing! Trying to reach out and teach youth about agriculture is one of…

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Mar

01

2018
2017 - 2018 FCA Sweetheart, Milli Jones

Sweetheart’s March Message

Happy Spring y’all! I cannot help but be happy during this time of the year. Things have been off to a great start for my second half of being your sweetheart! I have been traveling to different areas trying to become as involved as I can in my last few months. One of the best things about this time of the year is all of…

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Mar

01

2018
March FCW Report

March FCW Report

January and February have already been busy. The legislative quarterly was in Tallahassee on January 16 – 18  with a big turn out despite the cold weather. The NCBA/ANCW convention took place in Phoenix,AZ  the end  of January. Thanks to Sarah Childs, Ashley Hughes and Reba Mazak for representing Florida. Congratulations to Ashley for becoming President of ANCW  Foundation The state fair kicked off on…

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Mar

01

2018
Junior Trail

Junior Trail

Hello Cattlemen! As junior cattlemen it is important to learn new things to prepare our organization for the future. I had the opportunity to do just that by competing in the Fresh From Florida Student Cook off competition in Tallahassee. Myself and my partner Wyatt Junnila competed in the competition as the only non culinary students ever to participate. We had to create a recipe…

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