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Farm Bureau Legislative Priorities
In our busy lives major events seem to roll around quickly. It’s time again for Florida’s state lawmakers to begin their regular session.
I can assure you that Florida Farm Bureau has already identified our organization’s major priorities. Our board of directors adopted a set of key policy issues, creating the framework we will use to approach legislative proposals as they are introduced and debated.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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