FCA News

January 2019
New 2019 Executive Committee: Chaplain Lacy McKettrick, Parliamentarian Becky Finley, Secretary Holly Newsome, Treasurer Michele Curts, President-elect Casie Holloway, President Debbie Gill, Past Presidents Rhonda Waters 2018, Michelle Grimmer 2017,  and Beth Hunt 2016

Our Florida CattleWomen’s Association was founded in 1961 by a group of great ladies, many whom have gone on before us. These ladies created an organization that has continued to grow stronger throughout the years. I believe the Florida CowBelles and now Florida CattleWomen’s Association has remained one of the most respected and prominent Agriculture organizations in our great state of Florida. The Florida CattleWomen

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Jan. Sweetheart Report

What a busy month November was for me! This month I began by making a sweet visit to an elementary school in Gainesville where I was able to read to kindergarteners. The children were precious, and they loved learning about where their food and other products like clothing and furniture come from. They asked smart questions, and had a genuine drive for knowledge! A few

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December 2018
FCW at holiday gift market in tampa promoting beef

As in many things we do, our success and failures cannot be fully measured until what we are trying to accomplish is complete. When the goals are never ending it sometimes must be enough that we made our best effort in a continuous, positive direction. This is the last article that I will write for the magazine as president of the Florida Cattlewomen’s Association. In

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November 2018
Seminar: Managing Farm and Ranch Employees

Feb 21-22, 2019 in Kissimmee. Learn more and register at the link below. krirm.tamuk.edu/managingemployees

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FCW Report

It has been a fulfilled month for the Florida CattleWomen. Ladies from all over the state met for our Beef Short Course, at the beautiful Southern Grace venue in Fort Lonesome. Our host was President elect Debbie Gill and her family. It was an exciting day meeting Whitney Miller the 1st winner of the TV show MasterChef. We all enjoyed a nice lunch sponsored by

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November Sweetheart Message

September has been my favorite Sweetheart month so far! I was lucky to be able to attend two exciting events! On September 22nd The Florida CattleWomen’s Association held a Beef Short course. It was held at a beautiful venue and was overflowing with fun ladies and good food! I don’t know what could be better! Each individual county in attendance put together a team with

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October 2018
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Winners, photos and highlights are presented in PDF here.  

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Transporters of livestock and insects are not required to have an ELD.  The statutory exemption was extended through December 7, 2018, by the continuing resolution and will remain in place until further notice. Drivers do not need to carry any documentation regarding this exemption. PRODUCERS: Use the link below to sign-up for email notifications of FMCSA news that affects agricultural commodities. https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOTFMCSA/subscriber/new?topic_id=USDOTFMCSA_136

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A group picture with all of the contestants and their kids/grandkids from the Hendry County CattleWomen's cook off.

Hey y’all! This month has been a hot one! I however, had a wonderful opportunity to eat BEEF and share my knowledge of the industry with some very sweet people! I was invited to attend and help judge the Hendry County CattleWomen’s Association, BEEF Tailgate Cook Off where 7 teams came to represent their favorite sports teams and share their “game day” recipes. After the

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Junior News and Report

Hello Cattlemen! I am Julia Norman. I am seventeen years old and I go to Lakeland Senior High School (Go Dreadnaughts!!). I have been involved in the beef industry for as long as I can remember. My family has raised commercial cows here in Polk County for a very long time and as I got older I started to help raise and take care of

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October 2018

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