Raymond B. Becker’s work on micronutrient requirements is considered to be as responsible as any other single factor in the development of the total cattle industry in Florida and other similar regions of the world. A second contribution to Florida is his work with citrus residues that turned a waste product into a multi-million dollar business by converting leftovers from citrus processing into dried pulp for cattle feed.
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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 from 1980 through 2017 were 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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- Don Bennink September 20, 2018
- Richard Gaskalla September 20, 2018
- Sam Killebrew, Sr. September 20, 2018
- Michael J. Stuart September 20, 2018
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