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Dr. Paul Nicoletti

Dr. Paul Nicoletti is a veterinarian and epidemiologist who spent the bulk of his career with the USDA and the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Nicoletti made a lasting contribution to Florida agriculture by improving the procedures used to control bovine brucellosis, or Bang’s disease. He is an internationally recognized authority on bovine […]

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Bill & Trudy Carey

Bill Carey was a leader in the Florida cattle and dairy industries, and his wife Trudy continues to play an important role in Florida agriculture today. Together Bill and Trudy founded the Carey Cattle Company, Russell’s Dairy, Carey Beef, Inc., Carey Feedlot, Inc., and Carey Agri-International. In addition, the Careys generously volunteered their time with […]

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Bill Boardman

Bill Boardman was a hands-on dairy farmer and a visionary leader who became synonymous with Florida’s dairy industry through his many years of service. He tirelessly promoted the industry’s products and fought its legislative battles. As his friends and admirers noted, his efforts set a high-water mark for other leaders to follow. Boardman was born […]

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James Neville McArthur

James Neville McArthur came to Florida as a young man with nothing but an education and a sterling reputation. Twenty-five years later, he had revolutionized the dairy industry in the Sunshine State, and his reputation remained untarnished. He was known and is remembered as an astute businessman, a forward-thinking innovator, and a philanthropist of uncommon […]

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William Graham

William A. “Bill” Graham grew up on the edge of the Everglades and made his mark on Florida agriculture within the dairy and cattle industries. During the 1950s, he played a leadership role in organizing the Independent Diary Farmers Association and served as its first president. This effort spurred the creation of a federal milk […]

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Tom Adams

Tom B. Adams is a Florida farmer who also served as Secretary of State and Lieutenant Governor. He is the owner of Magnolia Farms in Fellsmere and serves as vice chairman and president of FARM (Florida Agriculture Resources Mobilization) Foundation, Inc. His career in agriculture began in dairy and farm management and branched into government […]

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Stephen Yoder

Stephen Monroe Yoder was born in 1948 in Greenwood, Del., but grew up on a 45-cow dairy farm in Calhoun County. A devout Mennonite, Yoder’s life consisted of devotion to his God, his family and agriculture. In 1978, Yoder and his wife started Bluebird Farm, near the Yoder home-place and turned the venture into a […]

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Julian Lane

Julian B. Lane, former mayor of Tampa, member of the house of representatives, senate and a lifelong dairyman, owns Lane Cattle Co. and Lane Citrus Co. He received his degree in business administration from the University of Florida, and before World War II, he and his brother operated a dairy at Largo, Florida. Lane served […]

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