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President’s Report – July 2021

Let’s Ride TogetherHello, I’m Cliff Coddington, a Sixth-Generation Cowboy from Manatee County.  I was raised on a small cow calf, custom hay bailing and tomato/vegetable farming operation, where my dad always told me “Son if someone else can do it, you can too.” I am currently employed by the Longino Family, managing their Ranch in Eastern Sarasota...
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President’s April Message

The last two months, I have asked for commitment then action. Commitment, by definition is the “State or quality of being dedicated to a cause or activity.” Action is the, “Fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim.” I firmly believe that “WE” all are committed to “OUR” cause and “OUR” cause is to our...
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President’s February Message

#opengatesopenminds Already the second month of 2021, the year we celebrate 500 years of Cattle in Florida. My hope is that the articles from Buck Island Ranch have been inspiring, educational, straight-forward and have #opengatesopenminds. We know the opening gates part is a little harder in these odd times we are living in today. Speaking of...
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President’s January Message

#opengatesopenminds Welcome to 2021, a New Year, and a year for celebration for the cattle industry. 2021, as you know, marks 500 years of cattle being present on our peninsular Florida. Thank you, to our Lord for providing Ponce De Leon and Spain the means and winds to bring cattle to the shores of Florida...
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President’s December Message

2020 is almost a wrap. What a year and what an experience—blessed to live through the mess. Which brings me to say, I hope all had a great Thanksgiving, and to remember the true reason for the upcoming Christmas Season—For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall...
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President’s November Message

It is hard to believe November is upon us, marking my5th President’s message. I pray daily as your President that we are making a difference and perhaps bringing to you a different perspective and outlook on the subjects we write about #opengatesopenminds . I am extremely grateful to my Archbold colleagues, Dr. H. Swain, Dr. B. Boughton, and...
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