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Flashback – From The Harvester, December 1965

– State’s vegetable crops get FFVA eye appeal – Two teenage Palm Beach County lovelies bared pearly white teeth for the photographer while black dust from harvesting activities swirled around them last month in launching a publicity project to glamourize the Glades. Project “Glamour in the Glades” featured two shapely brunettes – Chris Fischer, 18, [...]

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Flashback – From The Harvester, July/August 1997

WWW.FFVA.com – This spring, FFVA officially launched its site on the World Wide Web. FFVA’s home page (at www.ffva.com) boasts a range of useful features designed to provide information to members, journalists and consumers. “We recognize that many growers aren’t yet using the Internet on a regular basis to conduct business,” said Mike Stuart, FFVA’s [...]

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Flashback – U.S. now entering metric age

– From The Harvester, February 1975 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is entering the metric age, and farmers may as well start learning about hectares, quintals, kilograms and kiloliters. They will, eventually, take the place of acres, bushels, pounds and gallons. In issuing crop reports, the USDA has begun using metric units in addition [...]

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– From The Harvester, October 1968 – Three senators give state legislative view – Three Florida state senators — Reuben O’D Askew, Jerry Thomas and John Mathews — told FFVA members at the FFVA Annual Convention’s third business session about the state Legislature and agriculture. Sen. Thomas, chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and [...]

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Flashback – From The Harvester, February 1987

– Four inducted to Florida Ag Hall of Fame – Four outstanding contributors to Florida agriculture were recently inducted into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame. In ceremonies held in connection with the Florida State Fair in Tampa, citrusmen Ben Hill Griffin Jr. and Anthony T. Rossi, cattleman J.O. Pearce Jr. and the late James [...]

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Flashback – 1995

 - On the occasion of former FFVA President John C. Norris’ induction into the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame, we take a look back on his service to FFVA. From The Harvester, first quarter 1995 FFVA President John Norris In his relatively new role as president of FFVA, John Norris boils his primary agenda down [...]

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