30th National Convention
First Florida FFA Fruit
And Vegetable Meeting
* r i ~-~r s Coorper,
Top photo shows George Talbott, Manager of tie Production and Marketing Division
of the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, presenting a rosette to the memlbe-rs
of the Lakeland Chapter (Robbie Weeks, 7erry Joyncr, ,and Leland Morgan), the
Stwle winners in the Vegetable 7Judging, Grading and Identification Contest at lVinter
Haven. Mason Marvel, Assistant Vegetable Crop Specialist, handled the Contest;
Bottom photo shows George Tarbott presenting rosettes to Chuck Mclntosh and
Clavie Allen, State winners in the Demonstration Contest at Winter Haven, with
their Adviser, John St. Martin.
First Florida FFA Fruit-Vegetable
Meeting Held in Winter Haven
THE FIRST Florida FFA Fruit and Vege-
table meeting was held in WVinter Haven,
November 9, to determine the State Dem-
onstration Team and the State Judging,
Grading and Identification Team to rep-
resent Florida at the National Junior
Vegetable Growers Association Conven-
tion in Springfield, Illinois, December
In the State Demonstration Team elim-
ination, the Winter Haven team com-
posed of Robert Homer and Ward Pewitt
won the Production Division over teams
from Miami-Edison, composed of Mike
Michelson and Tommy Stephens, and
Turkey Creek team composed of Drew
In the Soil Fertility and Improvement
Division, Eddie Drake, Miami-Edison,
was the only entry and winner.
In the Use Division, Alvin Helm, Mi-
ami-Edi'son, was first, with Al Schmid of
the Lake Weir Chapter at Summnerfield,
In the marketing division, the Turkey
Creek team of Chuck Mclntosh and Cla-
vie Allen won, with David Solger, Miami-
Edison, placing second. Rosettes were
presented to each team winning their Di-
vision, and also a rosette to the State win-
ner, and a ribbon to the other Division
In the finals, teams placed in the fol-
lowing order: The Marketing Team from
Turkey Creek, Production Team from
Winter Haven, the Use Team from Mi-
ami-Edison, and the Soil Fertility Team
The Turkey Creek team with their Ad-
viser, John St. Martin, received a rosette
and expenses in attending the N.J.V.G.A.
Convention, where they will enter Na-
In the Vegetable Judging, Grading and
Identification Contest, the Lakeland
Chapter composed of Keyiand D. Morgan,
Jerry Joyner, and Robbie Weeks, was
first. Placing in the following order were
teams from Miami-Edison, Turkey Creek,
Winter Haven, Hialeah, Auburndale, and
Lake Weir. High individuals were: Don
Hall of Turkey Creek: Ward Pewitt, Win-
ter Haven: Robbie Weeks, Lakeland:
John P. Samol, Hialeah; and Mike Mich-
elson of Miami-Edison.
The Lakeland Team, with their Ad-
viser, Richard Gavin, received a rosette
and will receive expenses in attending
the N.J.V.G.A. The other teams )a--
ticipating, and high individuals received
George Talbott, Production Manager of
the Fruit and Vegetable Association, was
present for the Contest and presented
the awards to the winners, which were
sponsored by the Florida Fruit and Veee-
table Association. Mason Marvel, Ass;st-
ant Vegetable Crop Specialist, handled
the Grading, Judging and Identification
Contest, assisted by F. L. Northrop, Area
Supervisor. Joe Norton, Assistant Vege-
table Crop Specialist, was in charge of the
overall program arrangements.
U of F Teams Place in
WORD HAS just been received from Joseph
D. Norton, Assistant Vegetable Crop
Specialist, University of Florida, who ac-
companied the Demonstrating and Judg-
ing Teams to the National Junior Vege-
table Growers Association Convention in
Sprinefield, Illinios, that the Demonstra-
t;on Team placed 5th, and the Judging
Team placed igth in National competi-
The Florida Future Farmer for Winter, 1958
NATIONAL FFA WEEK, Feb. 22 to March 1, 1958
The 144 FFA Chapters in Florida will observe National FFA
Week, February 22 to March i, in many ways. Suggestions ap-
peared on page to in the 1956 Winter Issue of the Florida Future
Farmer Magazine for participating and observing some special
event during the week.
This year, Governor LeRoy Collins will issue a Proclamation
for Future Farmer Week and present it to State FFA President
Lloyd Dubroff, Altha FFA Chapter.
Now is the time for the Chapter and members to plan what
will be done in their community to observe Future Farmer Week.
By Way of Editorial Comment:
"FFA and Achievement"
By DR. WALTER R. WILLIAMS, JR., State Director,
Vocational and Adult Education, State Department of Education,
A familiar landmark for many Americans may be found in the Franconia Notch
area of New Hampshire. There, reflected over the blue water of Mirror Lake, may
be seen the old man of the mountains, which was immortalized in the story by Na-
thaniel Hawthorne under the title "The Great Stone Face."
The story beautifully portrays the ex-
periences of Ernest, who was born in that
valley and who daily looked upon the pro-
file of the great stone face deeply etched
upon the mountain which towered above
the village. Expectantly Ernest hoped
for the time when he, according to an old
Indian legend, might be able to welcome
a great, wise, and respected man who
would someday come to the community
and would be recognized because of his
likeness to the great stone face. Mean-
while, Ernest devotedly pursued the im-
portant tasks of community life and
wholesome contribution in an attempt to
pattern his life goals to those of the great
individual he so fervently hoped one day
to meet. The years quickly passed and
thus it was that in old age he was one day
walking through the village street. His
fellow townsmen suddenly recognized that
Ernest's likeness was that of the Great
Stone Face and proclaimed him for his DR. WALTER R. WILLIAMS, JR.
goodness and his greatness in serving well
the village of which he was a part. experience derived through the FFA were
Likewise, the Future Farmers of Amer- important stepping stones to a position
ica achieve because their standards are of leadership in Florida politics, for it was
high and their purposes are clearly defin- in this program that he had learned par-
ed and identified. They know not only liamentary procedures and had gained
what they intend to accomplish but also confidence by participating in its public
how it may best be achieved. Thus, the speaking contests. This participation was
organization provides an educational pro- to later project him into the national
gram which is purposeful and realistic. presidency of the FFA in 1948-49 and ulti-
It is one which makes practical applica- mately into the coveted role as Florida's
tions for the pupil, the school, the home, Speaker of the House of Representatives
and the community. in 1957-
The Honorable Doyle E. Conner recent- The habit of doing well whatever one
ly appeared before the Thirtieth National undertakes is both the secret and the pat-
Convention of the Future Farmers of tern of worthwhile achievement. It is in
America held in Kansas City. In his ad- the tradition of the Future Farmers of
dress he commented that this training and America.
S -FFA Champions at the North Florida Fair, Tallahassee. Top row
Sic center photo, George Talley, Malone FFA Chapter, with the champion
young herd, produce of dam and get of sire. Upper left, Tommy
Ussery and Marvin McKenzie, Tallahassee Chapter, with the champion Beltsville No. I gilt. Upper right,
Hayes Everett and J. W. Jordan, Adviser, Malone Chapter, with the champion Tamworth sow and boar.
* Lower left, Jennings Chapter Duroc Boar exhibited by Bradford Wayne, and Sneads Chapter champion
Duroc gilt shown by Jimmy Mercer. At extreme right is shown J. W. DeVane, Jennlngs Chapter Adviser.
* Lower right, Charles Powell, Greenwood FFA Chapter, with the champion Yorkshire gilt.
The Florida Future Farmer VOL. XIX, No. 1
Published quarterly by Cody Publications, Inc., Kissimmee, Florida, for the Florida Association, Future
Farmers of America. Entered as second class matter Jan. 28, 1954, under Act of March 3, 1879. at the
Post Office at Kissimmee, Florida.
STATE OFFICERS, 1957-58 NATIONAL OFFICERS F.F.A. 1957-58
President....................Lloyd Dubroff, Altha President......Howard Downing, Nicholasville, Ky.
1st Vice-President ........Lamar Jenkins, Live Oak 1st Vice Pres.........Leon C. Smith, Rome, N. Y.
2nd Vice-President...............Bill Land, Mayo 2nd Vice Pres....Jerry W. Cullison, Phoenix, Ariz.
3rd Vice-President........Bill Thompson, Sanford 3rd Vice Pres..Royce Lee Bodiford, Millsap, Texas
4th Vice-President ........Donald Smith, Wauchula 4th Vice Pres........Jerry D. Rulon, Arcadia, Ind.
5th Vice-President............ Gene Hudson, Vernon Student Sec'y..Nathan A. Reese, Mooreland, Okla.
6th Vice-President ....Charles McCullers, Plant City Exec. Sec'y..........Wm. Paul Gray, Wash., D. C.
Executive Secretary.........A. R. Cox, Tallahassee Exec. Treasurer........R. E. Bass, Richmond, Va.
State Adviser .............H. E. Wood, Tallahassee Nat. Adviser.....Dr. W. T. Spanton. Wash., D. C.
The Florida Future Farmer for Winter, 1958 3
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Future Farmer members and friends of the Florida Delegation in attendance at the 3oth annual National FFA Convention in
Kansas City, Missouri, October 14-17, 1957-
30th Annual National Convention Again Attracts Large
Number of Florida Members, Advisers and Parents
THE FLORIDA delegation to the goth Na-
tional F.F.A. Convention, held at Kansas
City, Missouri, October 14-17, 1957, num-
bered more than 13o. About 54 Chapters
were represented with 24 Chapter Advis-
ers, a Principals, and several parents and
The official delegates representing
Florida were State President Lloyd Du-
broff of the Altha Chapter, and past
State President P. K. Beck of the Chief-
land Chapter. Lloyd was a member of
the Public Speaking Committee and P. K.
was Chairman of the Nominating Com-
Ignatius Galente of the Ocala Chapter,
George Ralph Miller of the DeFuniak
Springs Chapter, and Billy Poston of the
Quincy Chapter were in the National
Chorus. Russell Blackwood of the Ha-
vana Chapter, Melvin Horton of the
Winter Garden Chapter, and Anthony
Crawford of the Starke Chapter were in
the National Band.
The Williams Chapter at Live Oak re-
ceived a Gold Emblem rating in the Na-
tional Chapter Contest for the third suc-
cessive year; the Ocala Chapter received a
Gold Emblem rating for the first time;
and the South Dade Chapter at Home-
stead received a Bronze Emblem rating.
Bobby Burnsed of the Macclenny Chap-
1957-58 National FFA officers. Front row, Nathan Reese, Mooreland, Oklahoma,
student secretary; Howard Downing, Nicholasville, Kentucky, president; and Royce
Bodiford, Millsap, Texas, vice president, Southern Region. Back row, Jerry D.
Rulon, Arcadia, Indiana, vice president, Central Region; 7erry W. Cullison, Phoenix,
Arizona, vice president, Pacific Region, and Leon C. Smith, Rome, New York, vice
president, North Atlantic Region.
ter, State winner in the Seaboard Air Line
Railroad Forestry Contest appeared on
the Kansas City Traffic Club and Cosmo-
politan Club Programs, which were ar-
ranged by R. N. Hoskins, General
Forestry Agent of the Seaboard Air Line
Railroad Company, Norfolk, Virginia.
Lamar Jenkins of the Williams Chapter
at Live Oak, 1957 Star State Farmer, car-
ried the Florida State Flag in the "Mass-
ing of the State Flags" Ceremony dur-
ing the presentation of the Star Farmer
Awards. The Star American Farmer for
1957 was Clarence C. Chappell, Jr., of
Belvidere, North Carolina.
John Woodberry of the Havana Chap-
ter, Donald Smith of the Wauchula Chap-
ter, and Lamar Jenkins of the Williams
Chapter, Live Oak, were winners of the
Chilean Nitrate Leadership Awards and
attended the Convention with their ex-
penses paid by the Chilean Nitrate Edu-
The Allentown Chapter, winner of the
Chapter Forestry Contest, sponsored by
the St. Regis Paper Company, was award-
ed expenses which were used for some
members and Alvin Davis, Chapter Ad-
viser, to attend.
Vincent Milstead of the Walnut Hill
Chapter, winner of the State Feeder Steer
Award, and his Adviser, Glynn C. Key, Jr.,
attended the Convention, with their ex-
penses being paid by the Florida Cattle-
Ted Pendarvis of the State Market-
ing Bureau of Jacksonville, attended, car-
rying with him the State President and
some Chapter members.
Receiving the American Farmer Degree
were Jimmy Register of the Graceville
Chapter, Bobby Tyre of the Blountstown
Chapter, Richard Alton Blair of the Jen-
nings Chapter, Larry Rogers of the Santa
Fe Chapter at Alachua, Samuel G. Trib-
ble of the DeLand Chapter, Robert Rog-
ers of the Brandon Chapter, Harrison
Thornhill of the Winter Haven Chap-
ter, and Willard Durrance of the Wau-
The Florida Future Farmer for Winter, 1958
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Parents of Officers at the National Convention were presented Honorary American Farmer Degree and Certificate of Merit.
Reading from left to right: John M. Haid and parents; Victor Cappucci, wife and parents; Pete Knutson and guardians;
7ames Quincey and parents; and Jerry Litton and parents.
The Vice-Presidents attending were
Gene Hudson, Vernon Chapter, and his
Adviser Arol Hudson, member of the State
FFA Advisory Council, Lamar Jenkins,
Williams Chapter at Live Oak, Bill
Thompson from the Sanford Chapter, and
Donald Smith from the Wauchula Chap-
ter. They were alternate delegates, Also,
Donald furnished the entertainment at
the National FFA Officers and Delegates
Luncheon. Mr. and Mrs. Stacey Quincey,
Trenton, parents of James, National Vice-
President representing the Southern Re-
gion, were present and received the Hon-
orary American Farmer Degree and Cer-
tificate of Merit. Principals attending
were Messers. Henry L. Clay of DeLand
and E. F. McLane of Brandon.
Other highlights of the Convention
were: Some of the Florida delegation at-
tended the official delegates dinner on
Monday; Ford Motor Company dinner
for Chapter Advisers attending the Con-
vention on Tuesday; and the Quincey
family making a recording to be used on
the radio program "Monitor."
Fla. FFA Teams
Win in National
A BRONZE emblem was received by the
Winter Haven FFA Dairy Judging Team
composed of Mike Lichtenwalter, Robert
Homer and Lloyd Race, with Wayne Bil-
brey as alternate, their Adviser James W.
Spieth, at the National Dairy Judging
FARM ELECTRIFICATION AWARDS
THE FARM Electrification Awards for
1957-58, which are sponsored by the
Florida Power Corporation, Florida
Power and Light Company, Florida
Utilities, Gulf Power Company, and
Tampa Electric Company, have been
increased to include a $15 Savings
Bond for each County winner.
Contest in Waterloo, Iowa.
Mike received a 'silver emblem, Rob-
ert a bronze emblem and Lloyd honorable
mention in judging dairy cattle.
In "dairy products" the team received
honorable mention, with the bronze em-
blem going to Lloyd, and honorable men-
(Continued on page io)
The special Florida Exhibit at the National FFA Convention drew quite a bit of
attention during the week. Pictured are: Henry Lunsford, Vocational Agriculture
Teacher at Alachua, J. K. Privett, County Coordinator Agricultural Education at
Bartow, along with the other members of the Polk County FFA Federation who
obtained, transported and erected the exhibit at the Convention; Ralph Jackson,
Ft. Meade, and Hank Raattama, Santa Fe Chapter at Alachua. The Florida Citrus
Industry furnished the Panorama and the slide projector showed various colored
photographs of FFA members' projects in Florida.
The Florida Future Farmer for Winter, 1958
Many Awards to
FFA at State Fair
THE FFA members and Chapters will be
showing their beef and dairy cattle in the
Florida State Fair at Tampa. The Flor-
ida State Fair offers awards: Blue $10.oo,
Red $7.50, White $5.oo.
All dairy entries are expected to be in
the barn by midnight Monday, February
3, 1958 as judging will begin at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 4. The Guernsey and
Jersey breeders in Florida will present a
special Trophy to the exhibitors of the
Champion male .and female in their re-
spective breeds. The dairy cattle will be
released at 6:oo p.m. Saturday, February
8th and must clear the fair grounds not
later than 8:oo a.m. Sunday, February
Tuesday, February 4th, the Greater
Tampa Chamber of Commerce will be
host to all 4-H and FFA dairy exhibitors
in the Little Auditorium at noon.
Florida Dairy, Inc., is sponsoring a Fit-
ting Contest with awards of $15.oo dis-
tributed on a $5, $4, $3, $2, and $1 basis
(Continued on page 7)
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Leon FFA Chapter, top Judging Team at the North Florida Fair, receiving the Florida
Times Union Trophy from Frank Stoutamire, President of the Fair Association, with
the State FFA President, Lloyd Dubroff in the background. Members of the team
were Ray Powell, Leonard Bell and Dorman Lewis.
FFA Highlights at Florida
Shows and Fairs During 1957
FUTURE FARMERS participated in many out-
standing exhibits, shows, and fairs during
the last quarter of 1957.
In the Junior Livestock and Poultry
Show in Ocala, the Champion Ayrshire
was exhibited by John Shaw of the Wild-
wood FFA Chapter. Dallas Shaw of Wild-
wood, Richard Floyd of Ocala, and John
Parrish of Anthony exhibited the top
Guernsey heifers. The top Jersey heifer
was exhibited by John Parrish of Anth-
ony. The Anthony FFA Chapter Dairy
Judging Team composed of Willis Keen,
Phil Pons, and Larry Lacy, was tops in
Dairy Cattle Judging, with the DeLand
FFA Chapter Team second.
The FFA Champion Hereford cow was
shown by Hubert Oliver, and the Reserve
Champion cow by Clayton Perry, both
from the Lake Weir FFA Chapter at Sum-
Ray Rhodes of the Ocala Chapter ex-
hibited the top Shorthorn heifers.
Buddy Hart ofthe Lake Weir Chapter
at Summerfield exhibited the Champion
Duroc sow and the FFA Champion bar-
In the Suwannee River Youth Fair at
Fannin Springs, Chucky Beck, Chiefland,
exhibited the Champion Hereford bull,
and William Roberts, Trenton, exhibited
the Champion Hereford female.
In the Fat Steers, Tames Jones, Tren-
ton, exhibited the Reserve Champion,
with William Roberts and C. V. Jones,
Jr., of Trenton, and Gunnell Campbell,
of Chiefland, placing in that order.
William Roberts, Trenton, exhibited
the top Landrace boar and female, with
the Chiefland FFA Chapter exhibiting the
top Hampshire boar and female.
In the Suwannee County Fair and Live-
stock Show, the Mayo Judging Team
composed of Eldridge Lyons, Rudolph
Deese, and Arthur O'Steen were first,
followed by Jasper, Ft. White, Williams
and Suwannee (Live Oak) and Branford.
The Hilliard FFA Chapter Team com-
posed of Billy Bray, Floyd Guynn, and
Cecil Betts won the Judging Contest at
the Callahan Show and Fair, followed by
Baldwin and Callahan.
At the Interstate Fair in Pensacola, the
Tate Chapter at Gonzalez placed first in
the exhibits, with competition from 12
other chapters in Florida and Alabama.
In a special District Sears, Roebuck
Hog Show, Marlowe Farrish of Tate
Chapter at Gonzalez won the Showman-
ship Contest, and Eugene Medley, Baker,
and Jerry Arrant of Allentown placing
in that order.
The largest and Best State FFA Hog
Show was held in Tallahassee at the
North Florida Fair, with 128 entries in
the Breeder Show and 23 entries in the
The FFA Champions in the Breeder
Show are shown on the front cover, except
for the Champion Poland China sow ex-
hibited by the Quincy FFA Chapter.
In the FFA Barrow Show, a 235 pound
Landrace exhibited by the Quincy FFA
Chapter was the Champion, which was
sold to the Tallahassee Federal Savings
and Loan Association for 50o per pound.
Also, the Quincy FFA Chapter exhibited
the Reserve FFA Champion, which was
a Landrace, and sold for 35 per lb. to the
Lewis State Bank of Tallahasee. The Cap-
ital, Lincoln, Mercury Agency, Florida
Power Corporation and the John E. Hunt
Insurance Agency bought Coye Hiers'
(Quincy) 207 pound barrow; second place
heavy weight barrow exhibited by the
Quincy Chapter, and Donald Nicholson's
(Quincy) 191 pound barrow, in that order.
The Tallahassee Judging Team won
the Livestock Judging Contest.
80' of exhibits were placed in the Fair
by the following Chapters: Crawfordville,
Havana, Madison County (Greenville,
Lee, Madison, and Pinetta), Monticello,
Quincy, Sopchoppy, and Tallahassee.
The Florida Future Farmer for Winter, 1958
Don Nicholson and Chapter Adviser, J. C.
McCall with Quincy Chapter Champion
Landrace Boar in the North Florida Fair.
State Fair Awards
(Continued from page 6)
to the top five (5) animals.
The West Coast Milk Producer's Asso-
ciation is sponsoring the Showmanship
Contest with awards of $15.oo distributed
on the basis as above.
The Florida Dairy Association Rotating
Trophy will be awarded to the Future
Farmer member making the best record
in the Dairy Show at the Florida State
During the second week, the beef cattle
will be on exhibit. The beef cattle must
not be brought to the State Fair Grounds
until after 12:oo noon on Sunday, Feb-
ruary 9th, and must be in place not later
than midnight, Sunday, February gth.
Award Plaques will be presented by the
State Breeders' Association as in the past
to the FFA member showing the Cham-
pion male and female of the following
breeds: Aberdeen-Angus, Brahman, Here-
ford, and Shorthorns. Judging will begin
at 9:oo a.m. Monday, February io.
These animals will be released after
8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 15th and
must clear the fair grounds not later than
8:00 a.m. Sunday, February 16.
The Hillsborough County Cattlemen's
Association will present a trophy to the
outstanding FFA herdsman during Beef
THE FLORIDA CATTLEMAN magazine will
present a trophy to the top FFA Show-
man during Beef Cattle Week.
Also, many Future Farmers are pre-
paring their fat cattle to show in the
third Florida State Fair Fat Cattle Show.
The Florida Power Corporation pre-
sents a permanent trophy for the best
barrow exhibited by a 4-H or FFA mem-
ber, determined in carcass competition.
The Florida State Poultrymen's Asso-
ciation will award a trophy to the ex-
hibitor with the best exhibit in the FFA
Division, Youth Poultry Show. An FFA
Poultry Judging Contest will be held with
team awards of $75.00 in cash.
In the Youth Rabbit Show a rotating
trophy will be presented by the Depart-
ment of Agriculture of Florida.
The Florida Future Farmer 7
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VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TV PROGRAMS
The Vocational Agriculture programs are to be seen on Saturday morning, 8:30
to 9:oo on RFD FLORIDA over WFLA-TV, Channel 8, Tampa. The programs
on this station are on a bi-weekly basis. Mardi Lyles, Farm Service Director, has
scheduled the following chapters for the first part of 1958:
Date (1958) Teacher Place
January 18 William B. Howell......... Lakeland
February 1 Dudley W. Heflin......... Bradenton
FLORIDA STATE FAIR......Tampa
Elton L. Hinton.Dover (Turkey Crk)
W. L. Anderson......... Brooksville
N. L. Storms...............Brandon
J. L. Cannon.............. Frostproof
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Here are pictured a portion of the thousands of young FFA and FHA members who attended FFA Day at the 1957 Florida State Fair in Tampa and saw several outstanding men receive the Honorary State Farmer Degree.
FINAL PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR FFA AND FHA DAY PROGRAM,
FEBRUARY 8, 1958, AT THE FLORIDA STATE FAIR IN TAMPA
Thomas D. Bailey, State Superintendent
of Public Instruction, addressing Future
Farmers and guests during FFA Day cere-
monies at the Florida State Fair.
UPON ENTERING the State Fair Grounds,
everyone will go directly to the Grand-
stand for registration and the special
FFA-FHA Day Program. As soon as the
Program is over, everyone will clear the
Grandstand except members of the Judg-
Group leaders will be labeled and sta-
tioned at intervals in front of the Grand-
stand, and members of the Dairy Judging
Team's will be told when to move out to
their respective groups, which will go
directly to the Mayo Livestock Pavilion.
Then group leaders for other judging
contests (beef cattle, and hogs) will be
stationed in front of the Grandstand and
members of the Judging Teams will be
told when to move out to their respective
General information for Judging
Teams: for each Chapter, three boys will
compose a team in livestock judging.
Substitutions are permissible for beef
cattle and hogs, but there will be no
L. H. Lewis, Director of State Farmers
Markets, State Department of Agriculture,
presenting awards to Melvin Vernon, Yr.,
of Hillsborough-Tampa Chapter, for
showing the Champion FFA Ayrshire cow;
johnny Hebb of Bartow showed the
Champion FFA Jersey cow; George Casey
of Largo showed the Champion FFA
Guernsey cow; Don Deadwyler, Sebring,
showed the Champion FFA steer. Hebb
and Casey received special plaques from
their respective Breeder Associations.
F.F.A.-F.H.A. DAY PROGRAM-FLORIDA STATE FAIR-TAMPA-FEBRUARY 8, 1958
General Program Chairman-H. E. WOOD, State Supervisor of Agricultural Education
Master of Ceremonies-LLOYD DUBROFF, State President of Florida Association, F.F.A.
8:00- A.M.-Admission to State Fair Grounds and
Assemble in Grandstand
8:15- 8:45 A.M.-Registration
8:45- 9:15 ..M.-Organizing Dairy Judging Team
8:45- 9:00 A.M.-Kissimmee F.F.A. String Band
9:00- 9:05 A.M.-Invocation and Salute to the Flag
9:05- 9:10 A.M.-Welcome Address-Carl D. Brorein,
President of the Florida State Fair
9:10- 9:15 A.M.-Introduction of Guests-H. E. Wood,
9:15- 9:20 A.M.-Greetings Honorable Thomas D.
Bailey, State Superintendent of Public
9:20- 9:25 A.M.-Presentation of Honorary State Farmer
Degrees by State Officers of Florida
9:25- 9:40 A.M.-Awarding Ribbons to Grand Cham-
pion Winners in F.F.A. Livestock
Show-Honorable Nathan Mayo, Com-
missioner of Agriculture, State of
Presentation "Mechanizing Florida Ag-
riculture Awards" by Mr. G. H. W.
Schmidt, Vice-President, Florida Ford
Tractor Company, Jacksonville
9:40-10:05 A.M.-F.H.A. Demonstration
10:05-10:10 A.M.-Harmonica-Frank McDonald, Kissim-
mee, 1957 State F.F.A. Champion
10:10-10:20 A.M.-DeFuniak Springs Quartet-1957 State
10:20-10:30 A.M.-State F.F.A. Sweetheart-Miss Pat
Cossin, Edgewater, Orlando
10:30-10:45 A.M.-Organizing Judging Teams
10:45-12:30 P.M.-Livestock Judging Contest (including
2 classes of hogs) in Mayo Livestock
1:00- 6:00 P.M.-Attending Auto Races; visiting Agri-
cultural and Commercial Exhibits
substitutions in any of the contests after
judging begins. The substitute must re-
port to the group leader and turn in his
membership card until the contest ends.
Each group will be given a total of ten
minutes for general inspection and offi-
cial placing of each of the four entries
in each class. Explicit instructions will
be given group leaders in Tampa before
the judging begins. These instructions
will be followed by all contestants.
Will Your Chapter Receive
The Ford Tractor in 1958?
Vernon FFA Chapter received new Ford
Tractor from G. H. W. Schmidt, Vice-
President of the Florida Ford Tractor
Company at ceremonies during the 1957
Florida State Fair. The Chapter was se-
lected as the top chapter for the "Mecha-
nizing Florida Agricultural Award." Sec-
ond place, Crystal River Chapter, received
$3oo to buy equipment.
The Florida Future Farmer for Winter, 1958 The Florida Future Farmer 9
It's Florida's greatest annual attraction! Spectacular!
Come for fun! Come for thrills! See elaborate color-
ful arrays of products of Florida's farms, groves and ranches.
See interesting industrial, educational and commercial dis-
plays, art show, women's exhibits, horticultural displays,
and the 12th annual Florida Electrical Exposition. See ALL
of this Great Show Window of The Sunshine State in '58!
You'll enjoy exciting hours at action-packed auto races,
thrill shows, grandstand attractions; carnival fun on the
World's largest midway.
Plan several visits to the Fair during its 11 big days and
SPECIAL EVENTS FOR FUTURE FARMERS
The Fair will honor the Future Farmers of America and Future Homemakers of America on Saturday, February
8. Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture, the Honorable Nathan Mayo, will make his annual awards for
outstanding achievements in 1957 .. Open events include:
Feb. 4- 9:00 A.M. Youth Dairy Cattle Show Judging.
10:00 A.M. Youth Egg Show Judging.
Feb. 5-10:00 A.M. Poultry Judging, Youth Show.
Feb. 6-10:00 A.M. Youth Rabbit Show Judging.
Feb. 7- 7:00 P.M. FFA Poultry Team Judging.
Feb. 8- 9:00 A.M. FFA Team Judging-Dairy, Beef and Swine. FFA
and FHA grandstand program and achievement awards.
Feb. 10-9:00 A.M. Youth Beef Cattle Show Judging.
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Outstanding Farm Families Given
Banquet at North Florida Fair
AT THE recent Banquet given by the
Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce in
honor of outstanding farm families attend-
ing the North Florida Fair, it was in-
teresting to note the number who had
been touched by Vocational Agriculture.
They are as follows:
C. C. Sellars, local dairyman, who
taught Vocational Agriculture for many
years at DeFuniak Springs, and for a
short time in Tallahassee. He was also
a former vocational agriculture student
Fred Gatrell, Duroc Jersey and general
farmer of Fairfield, Florida, former mem-
ber of the Reddick High School FFA
Austin Campbell of Laurel Hill, and
a member of the High School FFA Chap-
ter during the years of 1932, 33, 34, and 35-
He served as Secretary and Treasurer of
his Chapter during those years. Mrs.
Campbell is now the local Home Econo-
"' Like the RFD carrier, the
Standard Oil man has been dependable in his
deliveries ... assuring three generations of Southern farmers the
petroleum products they needed to power and lubricate their
trucks, tractors and farm equipment, when they needed them.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
W. S. Smith of Marianna, Route 4,
was not a student in Vocational Agricul-
ture, but his four sons were members of
the Marianna High School FFA Chapter
for the entire length of time they were in
Ralph Stoutamire of Hosford was en-
rolled in Vocational Agriculture from
1933 to 1936 in the Bristol High School.
He is engaged in general farming, de-
pending on caged layers for his major
Mrs. Viola Shephard (a widow and
family) from Bell in Gilchrist County
received the Honorary Chapter Farmer
Citation in 1956, due to the fact that she
has had five of her sons enrolled in
Vocational Agriculture. Four were Chap-
ter Officers and two received the State
Farmer Degree; while one is a Greenhand
now in the Bell High School FFA
Mr. &c Mrs. R. N. Doke of Monticello
were both enrolled in the Institutional
On Farm Training Program in Jefferson
County, and the class was taught by
William Scruggs, Sr.
Royce Agner of Perry graduated with
a degree in Agricultural Education from
the University of Florida and taught in
the Veterans Program in Taylor County
for several years under the supervision of
Mr. G. C. Norman. He is a general
farmer, with his main source of income
from layers and flu cured tobacco.
All of the above named personnel
have a profound respect for the program
in Vocational Agriculture and attribute
part of their success to the training re-
ceived in our program.
This represents eight farm families who
were selected as outstanding farmers dur-
ing the 1957 year in their home counties.
The total number of outstanding farm
families at the Banquet was eleven.
Fla. FFA Teams
Win in Judging
(Continued from page 5)
tion to Mike.
The Turkey Creek Livestock Judging
Team received honorable mention. The
team was composed of Bobby Gallagher,
Ronald Dyal, Charles Damron, and Paul
Mabry as alternate, with their adviser,
James L. Simmons, which represented
Florida in the National Livestock Judging
Contest in Kansas City, Missouri. Bobby
received a silver emblem, and Ronald a
The Starke FFA Meats Identification
and Poultry Judging team composed of
i. T. Parrish, John Allen Shadd and T. J.
Mann, with Ronald Sterns as alternate,
with their Adviser, Paul C. Hutchins, also
represented Florida in the National Judg-
ing Contest in Kansas City. The team in
Meats received honorable mention, with
the same going to J. T. and John Alien.
The State Department of Agriculture,
'through Commissioner Nathan Mayo,
provided funds to help defray expenses
of the Judging Teams.
10 The Florida Future Farmer
THE TAVARES FFA Chapter in their sec-
ond meeting after school had started, in
October, approved the Chapter Program
of Work and Yearly Budget, after it had
been presented at the meeting. Initiation
of Greenhands was set and carried off on
The Chapter voted to assist Ralph Al-
berding and Sons in the sale of purebred
Hereford heifers at Webster, with the
money to be received going to the Chap-
ter Treasury. Also, two committees were
appointed, one for selecting books for
Vocational Agriculture, and the other one
to care for the Chapter Scrapbook. After
approval by the chapter to have a float
in the American Legion's November "Vet-
eran's Day Celebration," the President
appointed a committee to take care of
It was also brought out at the meeting
that Carl Lanier, a junior in high school
ind Vice-President of the Chapter, had
been a member for three years and car-
ried on a very good project program. Dur-
ing his freshman year, his Brahman bull
won for him the grand championship at
the Lake County Fair in Eustis, then dur-
ing his sophomore year as Chapter Chap-
lain, his program consisted of another
beef animal which was killed accidentally
enroute to the Florida State Fair in Tam-
pa. This year, Carl plans on showing a
beef steer and a heifer in different shows.
During the summer he attended the State
FFA Convention and has been a member
of the Beef Cattle Judging Team.
He is also a member of the Beta Club,
Key Club, Future Teacher Club, a mem-
ber of the Growler Staff and president
of the junior class.
THE CHAPTER Forestry Awards spon-
sored by the St. Regis Paper Com-
pany have been revised as follows:
First place-$250 (for the Adviser
and member of the State winning
chapter to attend the National FFA
Second place--$ oo
And three other District awards of
$50 each. This will assure that there
will be a District winner from each
of the 6 Districts for the year 1957-58.
The Chapter Forest reports should
reach Area Supervisor by June 1,
and the Forests will be judged by a
committee during the last part of
June 1958. Be sure to mark the
above dates on your calendar.
The Florida Future Farmer
A LITTLE CEMENT GOES A LONG WAY
TOWARD INCREASING FARM PRODUCTION
The amount of portland ce-
ment that can be carried on
the back of a pickup truck
can get you off to a good
start on concrete improve-
ments to make your work
easier and your farming
For example, with 20
bags of portland cement-
less than a ton-you can
quickly and easily complete
any one of these labor-sav-
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*A 10-can capacity insu-
lated milk cooling tank.
* 250 sq.ft. of 4-inch floor
for feed lot, barn, or hog or
* 166 sq.ft. of 6-inch wall.
* Two big, 8-foot long
* 125 sq.ft. of 8-inch thick
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VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TV PROGRAMS
The Vocational Agriculture Programs over Station WDBO-TV in Orlando have
been changed to bi-weekly on Friday at 1:oo p.m. J. B. Johnson, Coordinator of
the TV programs is reworking the schedule and will notify those that will present
programs during the first quarter of 1958.
A good Magazine Rack in the Vocational Agricultural Department makes it easier to
keep a year's publications. When a new issue is received it is placed on top, with
the bottom one being removed. Note dividers between magazines, and the front
is approximately 3 inches. The rack should be built large enough to handle 40
magazines and according to the classroom where it will be used.
NAVAL STORES FORESTRY
The Naval Stores Forestry Awards
are to develop interest of FFA mem-
bers in Forest Conservation by:
1. Providing a practical means
for members to earn a good financial
return for time spent on a project.
a. Providing scientific guidance
in application of the latest techni-
ques of the Naval Stores practices as
developed by research.
3. Beginning proper training for
young men who may later find a
livelihood in a commercial Naval
These awards are made available
by the following firms: ATFA-Val-
dosta, Georgia; Turpentine & Rosin
Factors, Inc.-Jacksonville, Florida;
Newton Naval Stores Co., Inc.-Lake
City, Florida; Boynton & Son-Tal-
lahassee, Florida; Langdale Naval
Stores Co.-Valdosta, Georgia; Tay-
lor-Lowenstein &S Co-Mobile, Ala-
bama; Stallworth Pine Products Co.
Mobile, Alabama; Jacksonville Pro-
cessing Co.-Jacksonville, Florida;
The Lerio Co., Inc.-Valdosta, Ga.
The awards will be $5 cash for
each Chapter winner, a $25 Savings
Bond for each of the six District
winners, and $100 each to the State
winner and his Adviser for expenses
to the National FFA Convention.
Complete information concerning
awards and application has been
given local Chapter Advisers.
TOTAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS for the top twenty-
four forestry boys in the SAL Forestry
Contest are listed below for 1957.
Planted 540,000 pine seedlings, con-
structed 59 miles of fire breaks, selectively
Zut 55 acres, made improvement cuts on
395 acre's, hardwood control on 220 acres,
thinned 212 acres, pruned 13 acres, con-
trol-burned 15 acres, and gum farmed
They harvested 219,400 board feet of
saw logs, 6,000 veneer blocks, 8,790 fence
posts, an additional 1,900 electric fence
posts, 1,1oo cords of pulpwood and Ino
cords of fuel wood, 600 poles ,and 250
At left: Seaboard Air Line Railroad Com-
pany's special breakfast for the Southeastern
States Forestry winners at the National FFA
Convention in Kansas City. (Seated) P. R.
Medland, General Agent, Seaboard Air Line
Railroad Company, Kansas City, congratu-
lates Howard Curtis, 14-year old state forestry
winner of Pendleton, S. C. FFA Chapter, as
Virginia's state forestry winner Lee M. Fisher,
Jr. (1 to r), Raphael Williams, North Caro-
lina's state forestry winner, Richard L. Row-
ley, president of the Traffic Club of Kansas
City, Doyle E. Conner, Florida's Speaker of
the House, Bobby Burnsed, Florida's FFA
forestry winner, and Bobby Cone, Georgia's
state forestry winner, look on. The winners
spoke at luncheon meetings with the Kansas
City Traffic Club and Cosmopolitan Club.
THE FIRST State Winner in the Poultry
Production Program (broiler section) was
Frank Lubbers, DeFuniak Springs FFA
Frank helps to operate the home farm
with his mother, Mrs. Berta Lubbers,
Rt. 3, DeFuniak Springs.
He is 16 years of age, enrolled in the
second year of vocational agriculture, and
has an A average in school. Besides his Pict
poultry projects Frank supervises and
cares for 29 head of beef cattle. Last year
he fed out 9 steers; this year he has so
heifers, 17 cows, I steer and a pure bred
polled Hereford bull.
In winning the State FFA Poultry Pro-
duction program (broiler section), Frank
had 50% ownership in 6,000 broilers dur-
ing the year of 1957. His expenses were
$1523.00, and his income $1895.00, which
gave him $371.97 as labor income, for a
profit of 6.20 per broiler. With the first
4,ooo it took 2.358 lbs. of feed to produce
a pound of broilers; with the last group
of 2,000 broilers it took 2.012 lbs. of feed.
His share of buildings, equipment and
land on the home farm is valued at over
Frank will receive $1oo from the South-
eastern Poultry and Egg Association,
along with a trip for him and his Adviser,
T. C. Campbell, to the Association Meet-
ing in Atlanta, Ga., January 27-29, 1958.
H. E. Nickloy, Advertising Manager of
the Mid-States Steel and Wire Company,
receiving the Honorary American Farmer
Degree from John Haid, Jr., President.
This degree is awarded to those men
whose leadership, hard work, and devo-
tion to the F.F.A. have been outstanding.
Mr. Nickloy has attended the National
Convention for seventeen years and was
a member of the Committee that formed
the Future Farmers of America Founda-
tion in May of 9114. Donors to this
Foundation, of which the Mid-States Steel
and Wire Company was one of the orig-
inal twelve, now number over 3oo. Last
year, he was one of the Company's rep-
resentatives at the Florida Convention
and presented $5 to each member re-
ceiving the State Farmer Degree.
e showing some of Frank Lubbers, DeFuniak Springs, prize winning broilers.
ure showing some of Frank Lubbers, DeFuniak Springs, prize winning broilers.
48 YEARS OF GROWTH WITH FLORIDA
The Jackson Grain Company was
organized in 1909 in Tampa by the
late Frank D. Jackson as a wholesale
distributing organization to serve the
growing agricultural needs of the state.
Products sold by the company at that
time consisted almost entirely of corn,
oats, wheat, flour and mill by-products
such as bran and shorts, cottonseed
meal, cottonseed hulls and hay. The
company prospered from the start and
within a few years moved to its present
location and built the first grain elevator
in the state of Florida.
In the early 1920's the poultry and
dairy industries began to assume some
importance in the state's economy and
the Jackson Grain Company adapted
itself to changing conditions and be-
came one of the largest distributors of
mixed dairy and poultry feeds in the
state. It sold the first mixed scratch
grains and the first "sweet-feed" ever
offered in Florida and it was the first
feed distributor to bring in to the state
a solid freight train of manufactured
In the early 1930's the Company
began manufacturing some feeds of
its own and by 1940 it was manufac-
turing and distributing a complete line
of poultry and dairy feeds under its
MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTE
now well known X-Cel brand. Grow-
ing rapidly with Florida the next 10
years the company found it necessary
by 1950 to build a modern "push but-
ton" feed mill to meet the ever-increas-
ing demand for its products.
During the same period the com-
pany organized a retail subsidiary known
as X-Cel Stores, Inc. and opened
branches in Tampa, Plant City, Winter
Haven and Orlando. The company also
began distributing fertilizer, seeds and
In 1952 the company extended its
activities to manufacturing agricultural
insecticides and fungicides in its own
plant so that it could better serve
growing Florida agricultural interests.
Today the Jackson Grain Company
has a well rounded organization staffed
with men competent to serve in the
various fields in which it operates. It
has its own chemical laboratory and a
poultry research farm where its prod-
ucts are checked scientifically.
After 48 years of service to the state,
changing its operation to meet chang-
ing conditions, the Jackson Grain Com-
pany is today a Florida-owned and
operated organization looking forward
each day for better ways to serve the
agricultural community of Florida.
Ans SINCE 1900
The Florida Future Farmer
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Phone Cottondale 2461
Allen Crouse (right) presenting plaque to Mr. Ellsworth Simmons, Chairman of the
Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.
Commissioners Receive Plaque
OFFICERS OF the Hillsborough County
Federation Future Farmers of America
presented the Hillsborough County Board
of County Commissioners a plaque at
their regular meeting in the Court House
in appreciation of the financial assistance
the county commissioners have given each
year in sponsoring the vocational agri-
culture training in the eleven high schools
Now Serving our Third Generation...
Before the turn of the century, W&T
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Through the years, we have kept on the
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you'll find science's best at your service
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of our county.
Funds are approved each year for
financing training in stock improvement,
training in farm shop, defraying expenses
of judging teams to state and national
stock judging contests, transportation to
forestry training camps and training in
many other areas of vocational agricul-
ture. Several of the school farms have
been purchased by the county commis-
sioners as well as a county-owned tractor
and truck available to all departments
for farm training use.
Hillsborough County was one of the
first counties in the state to give agricul-
ture training in high schools under the
Smith-Hughes Act of Congress in 1917
and the economic importance of agricul-
ture to this county is no doubt partly
due to the training thousands of boys
have received since then.
The Future Farmers of America is the
organization of boys studying agriculture
in the high schools of our nation. Hills-
borough County has the largest program
in the state with approximately 900 boys
in eleven high schools with vocational
Allen Crouse, president of the County
Federation, made the presentation of the
plaque. Allen is also president of the
Plant City Chapter Future Farmers and
president of the Hillsborough County
Junior Agricultural Fair. Other officers
present were-Wayne Hickey, vice presi-
dent of the County Association and presi-
dent of the Turkey Creek F.F.A., T. B.
Sampson, county reporter and president
of the Brandon Chapter. Donald Tabb.
treasurer of the County Association and
president of the East Bay High School
F.F.A., Randall Thompson of the Hills-
borough High School F.F.A., and county
secretary; Randolph Hogue, sentinel of
the County Association and member of
the Pinecrest Chapter. D. A. Storms,
County Coordinator, is adviser for the
14 The Florida Future Farmer
THE FAORIDA FUTURE FARMER l--- __
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What are the services offered through this conservation program?
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b. marking service by qualified foresters-to selectively mark your
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c. Promoting forestry education by distributing free seedlings to
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d. Advice on tree planting.
These services are offered free of charge.
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