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Vance Vogel

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 […]

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Edgar Price

Edgar H. Price, is credited with providing strong leadership in public and private organizations that impacted the growth and prosperity of Florida’s agricultural economy. He made significant contributions through service to agriculture research, education, protection, politics and the private sector. He successfully fought for higher appropriations to upgrade Florida’s Agricultural Extension Service and more funds […]

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N. Curtis Peterson

N. Curtis Peterson, a native of Lakeland, has served the agricultural industry for more than 30 years in both the public and private sectors. He is a nurseryman and registered landscape architect. In 1961, he was appointed to the Florida Agricultural Advisory Council and the plant Industry Technical Council. As a freshman senator, he was […]

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Edward Campbell

Edward J. Campbell devoted much of his work toward the humanitarian side of the industry. He spearheaded many land preservation projects and initiated a major quality study for South Dade County that involved six agencies. Through his efforts, dumpsites were cleared where two natural ponds had existed and a sludge recycling program was developed for […]

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