Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charles H. Bronson will present awards to two agricultural operations in recognition of their leadership in promoting progressive environmental practices. The 2008 Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Awards will be presented during the Florida Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting in Orlando on Friday, October 10.
This year’s winners are:
Brock Family Farm in Monticello – Gene Brock and his son, Kirk, farm just over a thousand acres where they grow corn, soybeans, peanuts and cotton.
Carroll Brothers Nursery in Clearwater run by Richard and Bob Carroll. The nursery grows about 200,000 gardenia plants each year in 10 different varieties.
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