John M. Fox is a pioneer in the development of frozen concentrated orange juice, as his process proved a viable means of salvaging freeze-damaged fruit that would otherwise have been written off as a total loss. As a result, citrus growers saved millions of dollars by diverting the fruit scheduled for fresh fruit markets into...
Raymond B. Becker’s work on micronutrient requirements is considered to be as responsible as any other single factor in the development of the total cattle industry in Florida and other similar regions of the world. A second contribution to Florida is his work with citrus residues that turned a waste product into a multi-million dollar...


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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.

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The video profiles of the inductees from 1980 through 2017 were produced by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. More information is available at:

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