FCA News

July 2018
Prescribed Burner Classes

Certified Pile burning courses… Dates Course Hours Location Status Lead Instructor Coordinator July 24 Certified Pile Burner Training 8 Green Cove Springs Open Mike Work Beverley Whitener (904) 284-6355 bwhiten@ufl.edu July 25 Certified Pile Burner Training 8 Immokalee FULL Mike Weston Mongi Zekri (239) 595-5494 maz@ufl.edu Aug 1 Certified Pile Burner Training 8 Cross City Open Dusty Cannon Holly Houghton (352) 356-4628 hvh@ufl.edu Aug 8 Certified

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July FCW Report

Click here to open the full report and photo gallery. It was another memorable convention. I would like to thank the FCA staff and everyone that helped put it together. It takes a lot of planning and work to make a successful event for such a large crowd. The end of July, Debbie Gill President Elect and myself will be traveling to Denver, CO for

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Hey y’all! They say don’t blink and wow do I believe that! This past year as your sweetheart has flashed right before my eyes. I cannot express my gratitude to each and every one of you who has supported me on this journey. As I prepare to begin my senior year at the University of Florida all I can think of is my love for

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June 2018
Cattle Survey

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association has engaged the University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to conduct a study of the economic contributions of the Florida beef and dairy cattle industries. The results of this study will be used by the Association for advocacy in support of wise public policy at the local, state and national levels. As part of the study, the investigators are

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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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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 2018
2017 - 2018 FCA Sweetheart, Milli Jones

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 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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April 2018
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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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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April 2018

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