Vance V. Vogel has been a tireless supporter of agriculture since 1949. He has served as president of both V.V. Vogel & Sons, Inc., and K-V Farm, Inc., and vice president of Ruskin Tomato Growers, Inc. He has been a member of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association since 1952, serving in virtually every capacity with the association. He has also served in various capacities with the Florida Tomato Committee, Florida Tomato Exchange, as a member of the Florida Farm Bureau and the U.S. Senate Advisory Committee on Foreign Trade. He has been instrumental in the Redlands Christian Migrant Association, which is a state-chartered, non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides day care services for farm workers. In 1985, he received the Redlands Christian Migrant Association Award of Appreciation and in 1979 the Distinguished Service Award from the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association.
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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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