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Local Farmer Selected for Elite National Advocacy Program

Dan Cooper Florida, Industry News Release

Bryan Jones, president of Putnam/St. Johns County Farm Bureau has been appointed to serve on a national advocacy program for young farmers and ranchers. The two-year Partners in Advocacy Leadership (PAL) Program is sponsored by American Farm Bureau Federation and is designed to help today’s agricultural leaders accelerate their engagement abilities and solidify their role as advocates for agriculture. “The American Farm Bureau …

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Taste of Florida Agriculture Event Engages Lawmakers

Dan Cooper Florida, Legislative

Florida Farm Bureau (FFB) members again hosted state lawmakers for food and festivities during the opening week of the legislative session, as part of the annual Farm Bureau Days event Wednesday at the state Capitol. Farm Bureau organizes this event and involves many of the state’s other commodity groups and related businesses, as a way to help educate lawmakers about …

Have Your Voice Heard at the Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Days

Abbey Taylor Legislative, Top Posts

The Florida Farm Bureau is hosting its annual Legislative Days in Tallahassee. The bureau’s director of state legislative affairs, Adam Basford, is gearing up for the event and discussed the importance of attendance. The Florida Farm Bureau’s Legislative Days allows members and stakeholders in the agriculture industry to speak with their elected officials about Florida agriculture and issues concerning the …