Archive | March, 2013

School districts work together on common menus to maximize nutrition programs

Since Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services took on the state’s school nutrition programs 15 months ago, much has been happening. During the first year several initiatives were launched, says Robin Safley, director of the school food and nutrition programs for DACS’ Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness, which was created to oversee the [...]

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FFVA producer member profile – Kai Kai Farm

Carl Frost and Diane Cordeau have traveled a long way together.  Their first major journey was an international sailing adventure where they discovered what their life’s work would be. “We would stop in the Solomon Islands and the chiefs would greet us when we came ashore asking if we would like to go for kai [...]

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Trade associate member update – Agrium Advanced Technologies

FFVA trade associate member Agrium Advanced Technologies has deep roots in the fertilizer industry. It is a strategic business unit of Agrium Inc., a company with a rich history dating to the early 1930s. Parent company Agrium is a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North and South America and a [...]

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Flashback 1994

From The Harvester, first quarter 1994 FFVA past president newest member of the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame George H. Wedgworth, FFVA past president (1965-67), joined a select group of agriculturalists when he was inducted into the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame at the 16th Annual Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame dinner on February 15, [...]

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