FCA News

May 2020
USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Are you a farmer or rancher whose operation has been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will provide direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19. CFAP assistance is available to livestock producers who have an ownership interest in eligible livestock that have suffered a five percent-or-greater price decline as a result of

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May
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NCBA Beef Import & Export FAQ

May 1, 2020 There has been a lot of conversation about international beef trade this week with the arrival of a shipment of beef from Namibia in the United States. I’ll get to that in a minute, but first it’s important to know that trade is a two- way street and that street accommodates more than just beef. Nearly every product we produce here is

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May
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Today SBA announced they have resumed processing EIDL applications that were submitted before the portal stopped accepting new applications on April 15, all of which will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  Additionally, SBA will begin accepting new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance applications on a limited basis only. At this time, only agricultural business applications will be accepted due to

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May
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Harvest time does not wait for a virus to pass, so Sarasota County CattleWoman, LeeAnn Albritton, donned her mask and protective gloves, to sell her families beautiful blueberries to the public.

Be the GLUE to HOLD this WORLD together Hello Florida Cattlemen and CattleWomen, First off, I hope everyone is SAFE and, HEALTHY during these uncertain times. A great quote from Tony Gaskins, Jr. fits best in this situation we are finding ourselves in at this time: “Have faith through the uncertain times. It’s worked out for you every time before and this time will be

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May
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April 2020
COVID 19 Reference Material,  Forms , Frequently Asked Questions

All NCBA COVID 19 response materials can be found at: https://www.ncba.org/coronavirus.aspx Small Business Administration Information -Paycheck Protection Program found at: http://www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection State of Florida Executive Order Frequently Asked Questions Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application form Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Information Fact Sheet Department of Labor H2A Worker Program Frequently Asked Questions Template Document for Essential Services/Businesses to give to Employees for proof of employment when

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Apr
2020
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Happy April! February was certainly a busy month for me! I got to spend a large portion of the month at the Florida State Fair! I started off on opening at the Fresh From Florida Breakfast. Many commodities from around the state were able to sample their products. At the Florida Cattlewomen’s Booth, we sampled all beef sausage from a local company called Uncle John’s

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Apr
2020
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March 2020
Becky Finley, Casie Holloway, and Bailey McKendree, participating with Florida Cattlemen, visiting our legislatures, at the annual "Boots on the Hill" day at the Florida Capital, Tallahassee, FL.

It’s About Loving What You Do “Loving What You Do” now that is the secret to LIFE. If you love what you do, you are asset to your family, community, and mankind. Think about it, your enthusiasm and that smile you are sporting, will be reciprocated back to you, and pretty soon you have the whole room sharing in the love that makes you happy.

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Mar
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Happy Spring everyone! My spring started with traveling with the Florida Cattlemen and Cattlewomen’s Association to the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee every year. We travel around the capitol in groups to meet with every single senator and representative, as we meet with them, we get to educate them on what bills we are supporting/not supporting and why we are doing so. This also gives

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Mar
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February 2020
Mr. & Mrs. Randy Davis, Quality Liquid Feed, showing us how Cajuns boil crawfish.

It’s all about that Human Connection Hope everyone is doing well, and has at least conquered one New Year’s Resolution.  Florida CattleWomen, started the month of January off with a bang, as we held our annual FCW Fun Shoot Fundraiser, January 4, 2020.  A great day was had by all, as this event was well attended with plenty of shooters, a delicious lunch, and plenty

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Feb
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Feb. 2020 Sweetheart’s Message

Happy February! It is the month of love and it is no secret that I love BEEF!  If you are struggling to think of the perfect way to spoil your sweetheart, how about a nice steak dinner that you cooked yourself? A simple and delicious recipe is Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Blue Cheese Topping. This recipe only has 206 calories but offers 26 grams of

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Feb
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February 2020

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