James N. “Jim” Watson is an agricultural pioneer who was involved in forming the milk cooperative that ultimately became the Upper Florida Milk Producers Association. He was co-founder of the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair in 1955, and served as president for six years. Watson has served as secretary-treasurer and director of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, receiving the NACAA Distinguished Service Award in 1958.
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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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- Dr. W. Bernard Lester December 7, 2016
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