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News & Newsletters : From the President

John Hoblick, President/CEO

  • Dec 17, 2014

    A Cheer For Our Christmas Tradition 

    There are many Floridians living today who remember a different Christmas experience. They can recall what the celebration was like before World War II.

    The fundamental religious meaning of Christmas was the same, of course. But material conditions were quite different—especially in rural areas.

  • Nov 17, 2014

    A Dedicated State Board Supports Farm Bureau

    Farm Bureau is blessed to have exceptional human talent. Some of the best talent available is supplied by our volunteer leaders.

  • Oct 8, 2014

    Volunteers Will be Honored at the State Annual Meeting

    I always look forward to Florida Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting. It is a bright stage designed to highlight the accomplishments of our fine volunteers.

  • Aug 19, 2014
    Get Involved In Your Local Farm Bureau

    A special Farm Bureau season has arrived. Volunteer leaders across the state have begun to hold county Farm Bureau annual meetings.
    These events give members an opportunity to enjoy good food and fellowship with neighbors in their communities. There is always a delicious new dessert to sample or a new friend to greet.
  • Aug 12, 2014
    Rep. Southerland Stands with Farm Families

    We hear a lot of commentary these days about Congressional gridlock. But members of Florida’s Congressional delegation are willing to take action in support of our farm families.oduction... 

  • Jun 24, 2014

    Your Membership Helps Build a Better Florida

    As indicated by its mission statement, Florida Farm Bureau operates to increase the household incomes of farmers and ranchers and improve the quality of rural life.

    As the largest general farm organization in Florida, we are proud to serve as the Voice of Florida Agriculture. But Farm Bureau offers more than just the quest for a positive bottom line. We also represent the values and aspirations shared by most Floridians.


  • Jun 19, 2014

    Why You Should Oppose the New EPA Rule

    In a 1912 public address President Woodrow Wilson declared that “The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.” Some of our current federal officials would be wise to heed Wilson’s counsel.

  • Apr 16, 2014

    Farm Bureau Members Created Momentum For Priority Legislation

    The impact of grassroots activism was never more evident than during our Legislative Days in March. More than 400 Farm Bureau members traveled to Tallahassee so they could participate in a full round of meetings with Florida’s
    public leaders.

  • Mar 5, 2014

    Highlights Of A Full Grassroots Agenda

    By any measure, Florida Farm Bureau’s schedule of activities for late winter and early spring is ambitious. Our volunteer leaders, other members and staff have a work plan that is typical for our activist, grassroots organization.

    The Florida Farm Bureau State Women’s Leadership Conference, held Feb. 27 through March 1 in Daytona Beach, featured informative seminars, leadership training and a tour of several of the area’s top agricultural operations.

  • Feb 18, 2014

    Our Perspective on Clean Water and Healthy Communities

    Florida’s farmers and ranchers live on the land that supports their livelihoods. The care they give to natural resources is guided by more than an economic incentive.

    They share a deep concern for the future well-being of their families and their communities.