Gilbert Andrew Tucker of Cocoa has provided dynamic and unselfish leadership to the Florida beef industry and has been an innovator of marketing systems of Florida cattle. Among the specific programs benefiting from Tucker’s leadership have been the Florida baby beef promotion, beef importation, grading standards for beef, graded feeder calf sales and development of the Florida Livestock Round-Up Digest.
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The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honors men and women who have made lasting contributions to agriculture in this state and to mentoring of our youth, who represent the future of agriculture in Florida.
The video profiles of the inductees on this website have been been produced by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. More information is available at: http://www.ifas.ufl.edu/
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- Eugene Badger December 7, 2016
- William Cook December 7, 2016
- Joe Marlin Hilliard December 7, 2016
- Dr. W. Bernard Lester December 7, 2016
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