Gainesville, Florida – Florida Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Rancher
Leadership program is hosting a limited donation drawing for a weekend
turkey hunt with Commissioner of Agriculture Charles H. Bronson. Only
100 tickets will be sold at $50 per ticket. The winner receives a
two-person, guided Osceola turkey hunt at Evans Farm in North Florida.
“We hope the avid turkey hunters will gobble up this opportunity to
hunt with Commissioner Bronson,” said Florida Farm Bureau President
John L. Hoblick.
The drawing will be held on Feb. 1, 2010. Tickets are available by
contacting Shaun Fulford at 352-378-8100, ext. 1030 or by email, Shaun.Fulford@ffbf.org
“There will be a one gobbler limit per person,” Hoblick said. “A high
degree of success can be anticipated if an individual can sit still and
The hunt is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of March 27, based on
the Commissioner’s schedule. Hunters will arrive on Friday afternoon
and depart after the Sunday morning hunt. The hunt will include full
accommodations and guide service.
Florida Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer & Rancher Leadership program
helps agriculturists between the ages of 18 and 35 develop
organizational leadership skills.
The Florida Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest
general-interest agricultural association with about 140,000
member-families statewide. Headquartered in Gainesville, the Federation
is an independent, nonprofit agricultural organization. More
information about Florida Farm Bureau is available on the
organization’s website, http://FloridaFarmBureau.org