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Richard Barber

A farmer for four decades, Thomas “Richard” Barber Jr.’s career has been one of service to Florida agriculture and to the nation’s peanut industry. Barber has been president of the Marion County Farm Bureau twice and was part of the initial group that formed the Florida Peanut Producers Association, an organization in which he also […]

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Alan Norden

Dr. Alan James Norden was a leader in developing the “Florunner” peanut variety which is the most widely grown peanut variety in the United States today. It has been grown on 90 percent of the peanut acreage in the Southeast since 1975 and it is estimated that it is worth approximately $750 million annually to […]

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