Jan. 26, 2017
The largest gathering of farmers and ranchers from across the Sunshine state will convene at the state capitol March 7-8 to discuss public policy issues with state legislators.
The annual Farm Bureau lobbying event will begin March 7 with a reception at the Tallahassee Farm Bureau Legislative office and continue March 8 with a legislative briefing breakfast. The day will proceed with a full schedule of legislative meetings on Farm Bureau priority issues.
A Taste of Agriculture reception will wrap up the event on March 8, featuring special guest speakers Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam and Florida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick.
Legislators, government officials and the public are welcome to sample locally grown Florida foods, meet farm families and learn more about agriculture’s impact on the state’s economy.