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Scottie Butler

As general counsel for the Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Scottie Butler spent more than 40 years advocating for Florida agriculture. ¬†Working on a broad range of legal issues, everything from private property rights to trade to the environment, he always maintained the highest standards of professionalism and ethics and never lost sight of his purpose: […]

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Pat Cockrell

Pat Cockrell is a former agriculture teacher and a longtime leader of the Florida Farm Bureau.¬† Through his work with the public schools and the Farm Bureau and his volunteer efforts with 4-H and FFA, he has proven himself to be a tireless champion of agriculture, especially agricultural research and education. Born in 1946 in […]

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Carl Loop

Jacksonville nurseryman Carl B. Loop Jr. grew up around his uncle’s small ornamental nursery in the 1930s, an experience that sparked his interest in agriculture and led the soft-spoken diplomat on a decades-long journey to become Florida’s agricultural ambassador as president of Florida Farm Bureau. Born March 10, 1928, in Jacksonville, Loop enjoyed spending time […]

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