The 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting is fast approaching.


Those in Florida Ag are on their way to the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. It’s the Florida Farm Bureau’s annual event when “our voting delegates discuss and approve policy resolutions submitted by county Farm Bureaus statewide,” according to the Florida Farm Bureau’s website. Slated for October 30th to November 1st at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, the event is not to be missed. Take a look at the agenda for the event below.

Schedule for the Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting


There are many meetings that are held during the event. Examples include:

  • Council of Presidents
  • The General Session, with the President’s Annual Address and more
  • State Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Group Alumni Reception

The meeting is also a time for awards and recognition farmers and others in the industry. Examples of award ceremonies and presentations include:

  • Excellence in Agriculture Award Presentations
  • Young Farmers and Ranchers Awards
  • County Recognition Program Awards
  • Membership Awards
  • Distinguished Service Awards
  • Youth Speech Contest Finals
  • FAMA Awards
  • Team Player Awards
  • County Agent Recognition

The annual meeting is also a time to have fund and spend time with others in the industry. Events geared towards fun and camaraderie include:

  • Member Breakfast
  • President’s Celebration and Awards Banquet
  • Casino Night Halloween
  • Costume Contest with prizes.

See the full agenda here.

Griffin Fertilizer is committed to helping both growers and ranchers make sound agronomic and economic decisions in order to maximize the health of their grove and pasture. As a full-service custom dry & liquid fertilizer blender and crop protection product distributor, we will continue our mission to further advance Florida agriculture. For questions or concerns about your farm or pasture, contact us and one of our team will be in touch.

Image courtesy of the Florida Farm Bureau.