FCA News

May 2014
May FCW Report

Howdy to all Cattlemen and CattleWomen in the Sunshine State!  It has been a great month.  First, let me thank Fresh From Florida and the Florida Tourist Development Council for their wonderful street party up in Tallahassee.  It was the perfect ending to a perfect day up on the Hill as we spread the good news about the Cattle Industry and highlighted concerns that are

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May
2014
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Attention all JFCA members! The State Convention is quickly approaching! I hope everyone is studying hard for the Quiz Bowl competition and practicing diligently for your Team Marketing Presentations and Speeches! Your county needs to send in their registration for teams by MAY 30TH.

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May
2014
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Hello Cattlemen! It was so good being able to see most of you at the quarterly in Tallahassee! This was my first time going to Tallahassee and walking around the capitol, and it was definitely an amazing experience. When talking with the senators, you find out how passionate our cattlemen are about issues that will later on affect us. After leaving Tallahassee, I had the

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May
2014
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April 2014
Sweetheart’s April Message

Hello Again Cattlemen! I have been very busy over the last few weeks. First of all, the Florida State Fair was amazing again this year. I had so much fun talking one on one with people about beef and handing out delicious beef samples. I would like to thank all of the cattlewomen that gave up their time from their busy schedules to work at

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Apr
2014
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April Jr. Trail

Hey everyone! I wanted to thank everyone that attended the Legislative Quarterly in Tallahassee this past month. We had a great representation of JFCA members at the Capitol! During this quarterly meeting we went around the Capitol, and talked to different Representatives and Senators ...

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Apr
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Denise Colgan pictured with Baxter Black at the NCBA Convention.

It’s April in Florida and we have been so blessed with our weather. Who ever heard of rain and fresh green grass in March? This has been an incredible Spring so far with so many activities and opportunities to spread the good word about Beef! Our booth at the State Fair served 4000 samples and impacted thousands of fair-goers as we shared our stories and

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Apr
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March 2014
Corn-hole Tournament in Hillsborough

This is an event being put on by the Hillsborough Jr. Cattlemen's Association. The Cornhole tournament will begin at 11 am. Pre-registration adult teams are ages 13 and up and the price is $40 a team with a free lunch ticket per member. Pre-registration children teams are ages 12 and...

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Mar
2014
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JFCA Board of Directors

The JFCA Board of Directors is a selected position. There may be up to three Board of Directors that will assist the State Officers as needed. The other duties of Board of Directors include, but are not limited to: being active at a local level and surrounding areas, as well as encouraging member involvement. If you have any questions, contact Christine Damron at cbdamron1@gmail.com.

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Mar
2014
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JFCA Field Day

Join us for our Field Day at Buck Island Ranch in Highlands County on Saturday, April 26th. We will start at 10 AM with a ranch tour guided by employees of Buck Island Ranch. We will have lunch and then a general membership meeting after the tour. We will also be going over the competitions for our State Convention, so if you are new, this

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Mar
2014
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Proposed budget falls short for IFAS

The Senate and House Education Appropriations Sub-Committees released their proposed budgets last week.  Despite the increase in funding for state universities, the proposed budget fell short of some of the UF/IFAS funding requests.  There are a number of funding items that will need to be resolved during the next five to six weeks but the most important item would be our request for a Workload

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Mar
2014
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March 2014

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