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Spring, 1960


Florida State Fair FFA Day


Nathan Mayo


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Friend of Youth


FFA Shows and Sales


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University of Florida
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Steers lose weight wallowing around in mud. And when the
mud dries up, you've got a dust problem.
That's why more and more feeders are going to concrete for
feedlots. Feed gets to cattle in any weather. Steers pack on
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Tractor scoops won't tear up concrete and you can get the
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Orlando, Florida


THE MARK OF A
MODERN FARM

concrete


Nathan Mayo-

A Friend of

Youth

A FIRM belief that an active youngster
will lessen the possibility of juvenile
delinquency and increase the potential of
future leadership was the main reason
that the late Nathan Mayo, Commissioner
of Agriculture participated in youth pro-
grams during his terms as Commissioner
of Agriculture.
For a number of years the Commis-
sioner sponsored many scholarships and
premium awards that were given to mem-
bers of the 4-H Clubs, Future Farmers
of America, Future Homemakers of
America and the New Farmers of
America. These were mainly premiums
given in various county, district and state
fairs to those youngsters judged as hav-
ing the best crops and livestock exhibits.
A look at the premium book of any of
the many county fairs listed the various
premiums awarded by the State Depart-
ment of Agriculture to these farm young-
sters.
Another of the pride of joys of Com-
missioner Mayo was his participation in
the annual Boys State and Girls State
programs held in Tallahassee each sum-
mer. Here outstanding high school
students selected from throughout the
State were brought together to hear
more about the government of Florida
and to actively participate in political
elections during their week-long study of
Florida State government. Of course he
was most interested in the young men
and women who were elected Commis-
sioner of Agriculture during their stay
here in Tallahassee. Up until shortly
before his death those fortunate enough
to be elected to this position through the
years continued to be in touch with him
as they went on through life. It was a
real delight to him to speak about those
youngsters who had gone forth to bigger
and better things after participating in
Boys State and Girls State programs.
The school children of Florida gained
a supplementary education from the
hundreds of thousands of farm bulletins,
tourist publications and historical leaflets
sent to them by the mailing division of
the Department of Agriculture. Mr.
Mayo was a firm believer in the fact
that youngsters were always interested
in learning something new. If such
publications had something new then
they should be distributed to the school
children of Florida, according to the
Commissioner. He felt that while it
was difficult to teach an old dog new
tricks it was fairly simple to acquaint
the youngsters with new and better
methods of farming, education, etc.
While it is true that in the last few
years as Commissioner, Mr. Mayo did
not travel as extensively as he would
have wished, many are the fairs, ex-
(Continued on page 15)


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Florida Future Farmer








By Way oj Editorial Comment:


County Fair-Your "Showcase"

by LEE MAXWELL
President Florida Federation of Fairs and Livestock Shows


PRIDE OF accomplishment is laudable and there is a need to have a "showcase" in which
the end results may be displayed for all to enjoy.
The County Fair-the Sectional Fair-the State Fair-all offer a real "Show case"
for Florida Farmers to display the results of their work-and, these Fairs are of special
importance to our FUTURE Farmers to keep our communities abreast of your activi-


ties and accomplishments.
To be successful in any undertaking one
must have FAITH, both in one's self and
in the present and the future. One must
have UNDERSTANDING of what is to
be done, and the ABILITY to bring about
the successful accomplishment of the un-
dertaking-and then, the SHOWMAN-
SHIP to present the accomplishment for
the edification of the community.
It is a great tribute to the young men of
Florida who have enrolled in Vocational
Agriculture Training, and comprise the
more than one hundred and fifty Chapters
of FFA of Florida, so they can not only
help meet the Nation's food requirements,
but will have sufficient understanding and
ability for proper farm operation to let
them be financially successful.
The proper knowledge of advances, both
in farm product production, and farm
product distribution and merchandising,
and to be able to adjust quickly to these
changes, is most important.
The impact of marketing changes alone
has created a complete new concept in
food usages. These tremendous strides
forward in marketing has created a new
challenge for the farmer-and the FU-
TURE farmer-to gear production to new
plant locations, new stream lined methods
of "manufacturing" production methods,
such as on-the-rail dressing, mechanical
hide pullers, and unit coolers. Similarly,
the trend toward meat-type hogs, tender-
ization of meats, improved preserving
techniques and development of conveni-


LEE MAXWELL


ence products through improved refrigera-
tion shipping methods, and packaging has
created an entire new set of problems for
the farmer-and the FUTURE farmer-
and through Vo-Ag Training our FFA
Boys are on the way to meet this chal-
lenge-and to meet is successfully and
profitably.
We folks who operate the various Fairs
across the State of Florida, do it without
compensation, as our contribution to pro-
vide for you a "Show Case" for the display
(Continued on page 19)


MID-STATES

PRODUCED

OF

FINER


WIRE PRODUCTS

FOR THE

FARM

will honor achievements

in agriculture

at the Florida

State FFA Convention

held at Daytona Beach,

June 14

through June 18


Mr. H. E. Nickloy

and Mr. Jack Salt

will present

cash awards

for MID-STATES

to each

STATE FARMER

DISTRICT FARMER

AREA FARMER

and the


Tne Cover Nathan Mayo felt that encouragement of youth in
T he C o r agricultural fields was a highly important function of
his office during his long term as Commissioner. He contributed to premium moneys
at many shows, and tried to lend further support by attending in person. This
photograph, taken about 1952 at Fort Pierce shows Mr. Mayo and three FFA mem-
bers at the Fort Pierce FFA Show, from left: George Clark, Dempsey King, and
Bob Haberlandt.


The Florida Future Farmer VOL. XXI, No. 2
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. Advertising Representative: Cody Publications, Inc., TI 6-7401, Box
891, Kissimmee, Florida. Area Representatives: Jacksonville, 2777 Claremont Circle, EXbrook 8-5563;
Tampa, Apt. K-l, 2117 Dekle Avenue, 85-8001; Miami, 811 N.W. 139th Street, MUrray 1-7087.


STATE OFFICERS, 1959-60
President ........... Randy Kincaid, Lake Wales
1st Vice-President ..... Carroll McElroy, Trenton
2nd Vice-President. ......Ronald Nelson, Miami
3rd Vice President.Donnie Simmons, Florala, Ala.
4th Vice-President .........Gene Boyle, Palmetto
5th Vice-President. ....... Francis Ward, Live Oak
6th Vice-President. ..Wilson McCallister, Panacea
Executive Secretary.......A. R. Cox, Tallahassee
State Adviser.......... H. E. Wood, Tallahassee

Florida Future Farmer for Spring, 1960


STAR FARMER


NATIONAL OFFICERS F.F.A. 1959-60 .
President ......... Jim Thomas, Patterson, Ga.
1st Vice.Pres....... Dean Hoffer, Manheim, Pa.
2nd V.-Pres L. G. 'Jack' Crews, Cheyenne, Wyo.
3rd V.-Pres. Joe Harold Hughes, Jr. Duncan, S.C.
4th V.-Pres. .... Richard Poor, Neosho, Mo. o A
Student Sec'y .Kenney Earl Gray, Dorsey, Miss.
Exec. Sec'y.......Wm. Paul Gray, Wash. D. C.
Exec. Treasurer..... R. E. Bass, Richmond, Va.
Nat. Advisor... .Dr. W. T. Spanton, Wash. D. C.
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Governor LeRoy Collins and State Superintendent Thomas D. Bailey talking over
FFA Week with State FFA President Randy Kincaid, after which the Governor
presented him the Proclamation for FFA Week.


Annual FFA Day at Florida State

Fair Brings Out Record Attendance


A GRAND time was had by a record num-
ber of Florida Future Farmers at the
Florida State Fair in Tampa during
"F.F.A. Day". Opening the annual pro-
gram was the Turkey Creek String Band;
then came the Welcome by the Fair Of-
ficials, and praise for their work by State
Superintendent Thomas D. Bailey and
State Comptroller Ray E. Green.
Randy Kincaid, State President and
Master of Ceremonies, with the other
State Officers, presented the Honorary
State Farmer Degree (see picture).
Nat Mayo, Supervising Inspector of
the State Department of Agriculture,
presented awards to members who had
shown Champions in the Dairy and Fat
Stock Show, and Sam Bush, Chairman of
the Florida Egg Commission presented
the Ocala State Champion Poultry Judg-
ing Team with the FFA Poultry and Egg
Awards.
Jack Turner, Branch Assistant of For-
estry Management, Florida Forestry
Service, presented the second annual
State Naval Stores Awards (see picture).
The officers of the South Sumter Chap-
ter at Bushnell, and school officials for
Sumter County, were present to be con-
gratulated and presented a new Ford
tractor as the State Winner in the Mech-
anizing Florida Agriculture Award by
T. E. Hancock, Ass't Sales Manager,
Florida Ford Tractor Company, Jackson-
ville. The Ocala Chapter placed second
and received a $300 certificate. These


awards were sponsored by the Florida
Ford Tractor Dealers.
Others furnishing entertainment during
the program were Harry Samol, State
Champion Harmonica Player, Hialeah
Chapter, and Carol Long, State FFA
Sweetheart, Edgewater Chapter, Orlando.
On Friday prior to FFA Day the State
Officers held their annual meeting and
were the guests of the officials of the First
National Bank of Tampa for lunch. That
night, the Florida Retail Federation,
James E. German, General Manager,
were dinner hosts at the Las Novedades.
Competing in the various Judging Con-
tests were 139 Chapters, with the Quincy
Team composed of Walter Maxwell, Jack
Ford, Fain Poppell, and Mike Munroe,
with their Adviser, J. C. McCall, winning
the State Championship and receiving the
Florida Fair Association Trophy. The
Reddick Chapter Swine Judging Team
composed of Roland Thomas, Howard
Pruitt, and Billy Butler, with their Ad-
viser, Carl H. Rehwinkel, will represent
Florida at the American Royal in Kansas
City next October. The Bunnell Chapter
Team composed of Thomas Minchew,
Brice Hosford, and James Miller, with
their Adviser, Omar Ergle, won the Beef
Cattle Judging and will also go to Kansas
City. These are sponsored by the State
Department of Agriculture.
The Hialeah Chapter Dairy Team com-
posed of Mike Whalen, Lee Watson, and
(Continued on page 19)


Hillsborough

BankersHelpFFA

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Florida bankers
are generous supporters of the Vocational
Agriculture program of this large South
Florida agricultural county.
Realizing the importance of agriculture
to the economy of the area, they have not
only been generous contributors to the
Florida Bankers Association program but
have assisted the twelve FFA and NFA
chapters on the local level.
The First National Bank of Tampa,
which is a donor to the National FFA
Foundation Fund, has for many years
encouraged and assisted in agricultural
training in Hillsborough County. Several
years ago one thousand dollars was con-
tributed to FFA chapters to purchase
purebred dairy calves. This year the First
National Bank of Tampa and the Hills-
boro Bank of Plant City are presenting
to each of the twelve chapter Star Farm-
ers a $25.00 savings account. These
awards are presented by a bank official
at the time of the Farmer and Son ban-
quet. A Certificate of Merit is also pre-
sented to the Chapter Star Farmer from
the Florida Bankers Association by one
of the local bank officials.
For several years, the First National
Bank of Tampa has used the picture of
the County Future Farmer officers on
their bank calendar. This bank also en-
tertains the Florida Association FFA of-
ficers each year at a steak luncheon, and
each year the Brandon FFA chapter of-
ficers are entertained by the bank.
The First National Bank in Plant City,
the First National Bank of Tampa, and
the Hillsboro Bank of Plant City invite
the Future Farmer chapters to use the
large air-conditioned conference rooms
for any meetings and have made money
available at low rates of interest for chap-


Carol Long, Edgewater Chapter at Or-
lando, State FFA Sweetheart singing at
the Florida State Fair during the FFA
Day Ceremonies-Bill Hodges Photo

Florida Future Farmer for Spring, 1960







ter and individual FFA projects.
The county banks are consistent bid-
ders at county and state youth fat stock
show sales and many an FFA member
has received a fine price for his steer be-
cause an interested banker has bid a high-
er price.
The First National Bank of Tampa has
on its staff a full time agricultural repre-
sentative who spends much of his time
assisting agriculture teachers in chapter
and member projects offering financial
aid when necessary and helping in the
training of good farm management.

LaFayette Chapter Wins
First State Land Judging
IN THE first annual State Land Judging
event in Gainesville, April 1, 12 FFA
Judging Teams participated. The Lafay-
ette Chapter at Mayo composed of Le-
land Murray, Tim Murray, Ira Zipperer,
and Ezra Folsom, coached by J. N. Da-
venport, Soil Conservation Service, and
Johns Everett, Vocational Agriculture
Teacher, with a total score of 423 points
won the FFA Division. Second through
12th were as follows: Turkey Creek-414,
Trenton-410, Chiefland- 397, Santa Fe
at Alachua-393, Marianna, Peace River
at Wauchula, Frink, Vernon, Green Cove
Springs, Wewahitchka and Bradford at
Starke. The first five teams received ro-
settes. The Clay County 4-H Team won
in their division.
Herbert Brown, Jr. of the Trenton
team was the high FFA individual.
The registration, instructions and pre-
sentation of awards were made in the
Dan McCarty Auditorium on the Univer-
sity of Florida Campus. The actual Land
Judging was held on the Haufler Farm
near Gainesville. See article concerning
their record corn yield in this magazine.
To represent the State in the National
Contest in Oklahoma City, April 28-29,
will be the two first place teams in the
4-H and FFA. These trips are sponsored
by WTVT-TV, Tampa; Cartledge Fer-
tilizer Company, Cottondale; and the
Florida Association of Soil Conservation
District Supervisors.


The Florida Ford Tractor presented by T. E. Hancock, Ass't. Sales Manager, Florida
Ford Tractor Company, Jacksonville, to the members of the South Sumter FFA Chap-
ter at Bushnell, State Winner of the Mechanizing Florida Agriculture Award at the
FFA Day Program, 1960 Florida State Fair. (Left to Right): John Wallace, School
Board Member; Herbert Simmons, County Superintendent; Howard Grayson, Ass't.
Principal; Earnest Smith, School Board Member; E. C. Dobson, Chapter Treasurer;
John L. Stephens, Chapter Adviser; Roy Caruthers, School Board Member; Bernard
Sparkman, Chapter Vice-President; Ronnie Gentry (rear), Chapter Reporter; Carvin
Brown, Chapter President; and Eddie McKee, Chapter Sentinel. -Bill Hodges Photo


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Melvin W. Vernon, Jr., American Farmer from the Hillsborough Chapter, proudly
shows the production records of his pure bred cows to Glenn C. Bullock, vice president
of the First National Bank of Tampa.


State Officer Luncheon given by the First
National Bank of Tampa. Pictured are:
Donnie Simmons, State Vice-President,
Paxton; Ronald Nelson, State Vice-Presi-
dent, North Miami; Robert Morris, Agri-
cultural Representative of First National
Bank; Randy Kincaid, State President,
Lake Wales; H. E. Wood, State Super-
visor of Agricultural Education; Dr. W.
R. Williams, Jr., State Director, Vocation-
al and Adult Education; Carroll McElroy,
State Vice-President, Chiefland; and C.
M. Lawrence, Area Supervisor, Agricul-
tural Education, Wauchula.
Florida Future Farmer


STATE FFA LAND JUDGING CHAMPS-Lafayette County's winning FFA team
members were: Ira Zipper, J. M. Davenport, Ezra Folsom, and Leland and Tim Murray.





























Randy Kincaid, State FFA President, presenting the Honorary State Farmer Degree
to: Messrs. Paul B. Dickman, President, P.B.D. Farms, Inc.; Howard Frankland,
President, 1st National Bank; W. C. Mclnnes, President, Tampa Electric Company;
E. A. Sindecuse, Director, Vo-Ag Service Division, Ralston Purina Co., St. Louis,
Mo.; and Fred J. Woods, President, Gulf Fertilizer Company.-Bill Hodges Photo


National FFA President Will Be

Honored Guest at State Convention


Friday, June 17, the second ballot for
President will be cast, the presentation of
the Bankers Association Scholarships,
Chapter Contest Awards and the nomina-
tions for the 1960-61 Vice-President's
Offices will be made.
At lunch, the top District State Farmers,
their parents and advisers will be honored.
Honorable Thomas D. Bailey will address
the delegates and guests that afternoon,
after the first ballot for the Offices of
Vice-President. Farm Electrification A-
wards will be presented and second ballot
for Vice-Presidents will be made, along
with the presentation of the Scrapbook
Awards.
The Presidents and Advisers of the
State Chapter Winners will be honored
at dinner.
Friday night, after the presentation of
the District, Area and Star State Farmer
awards, the selection of the State Sweet-
heart for 1960-61 will be made.
In Saturday morning's session, the pre-
sentation of the Soil and Water Manage-
ment Awards, presentation of special
awards and installation of new Officers
are the main items of business.
The incoming and outgoing Officers,
Past State Presidents and others will be
honored at a special luncheon.
That afternoon, the new State Officers
will hold their first meeting.


THE 32ND State FFA Convention will be
held at the Princess Issena Hotel and
Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach,
June 14-18. Again this year, the Conven-
tion opens on Tuesday and closes on
Saturday.
Jim Thomas, National FFA President
from Patterson, Georgia, will be the
honored guest.
Features on the program the opening
day of the Convention at the Princess
Issena Hotel will be the Registration,
Vegetable Judging, Grading, and Identi-
fication Contest, Demonstration Contest,
Talent Review for Bandshell Program,
Interviewing Candidates for State Office
in 1960-61, and Delegates and Advisers
Dinner. At Indianville, Tractor Driving
and Softball Contests will be held.
That night, at the Peabody Auditorium,
the Parliamentary Procedure and String
Band Contests are scheduled, along with
the presentation of the Farm Safety A-
wards, Tractor Driving Awards, Cattle-
man Awards, and announcing the results
of the Demonstration and Judging Con-
tests.
On Wednesday morning, June 15, the
Delegates will be seated, addressed and
greeted by Officials of Daytona Beach and
Volusia County, the State President's
Message will be delivered, Minutes of the
31st Convention reviewed, along with the
annual FFA Report. Then will come the
presentation of the State Forestry
Awards, nominations for the Honorary
State Farmer Degree and President for
1960-61.
At lunch that day the Farm Safety
Winners will be honored, as will the Dis-
trict FFA Sweethearts and their chaper-
ones.


Dr. Alexander Nunn, Editor of the
Progressive Farmer, Birmingham, Ala-
bama, will address the delegates and
guests after the Harmonica Contest; then
will come the presentation of the Farm
Mechanics Awards and the Honorary
State Farmer Degree. Committee assign-
ments will be made, some of which will
meet in the Auditorium and others in the
Seabreeze High School.
At 5:30 Delegates and Guests of the
Future Farmers will enjoy a Fish Fry at
Beach Rest and then go to the Bandshell
Program at 8:00 p.m.
On Thursday, the members receiving
the State Farmer Degree and planning to
attend College will be honored at Break-
fast. In the regular meeting during the
morning will be the State Highlights,
Treasurer's Report, summary of the Divi-
sion winners in the Demonstration Con-
test, presentation of the J. F. Williams
Memorial Scholarships, and introduction
of the 1959 American Farmers and 1960
applicants that are present, and introduc-
tion of and greetings of visiting State
Officers.
1960 State Farmer Candidates and their
Advisers will be honored at a luncheon.
Jim Thomas, National President, will
address the delegates and guests that
afternoon, followed by the election and
initiation of candidates for the State
Farmer Degree. The first ballot for Presi-
dent for 1960-61 will be cast, Pass-the-
Chicken, Pappy Awards and Chapter Co-
operative Awards will be made during the
afternoon session.
Thursday night, the Public Speaking
and Quartet Contests will be held, along
with the presentation of the Dairy Farm-
ing Awards.


Jim Thomas, 20, National President of
the Future Farmers of America from Pat-
terson, Georgia will participate in the
Florida Association FFA Convention at
Daytona Beach. Jim was elected to his
position at the National FFA Convention
in Kansas City, Missouri last October. He
served as Georgia State FFA President in
1956-57, was the State FFA Public Speak-
ing winner, a four-year letterman in foot-
ball, and an honor student. Jim operates
56 acres on the 485 acre home farm, rais-
ing improved pastures, hay, and grain
crops for his 33 head of grade Hereford
beef cattle. The program grew from a
freshman project consisting of one steer,
one milk cow, and one acre of oats.

Florida Future Farmer for Spring, 1960






















At left, Bruce Alford, DeFuniak Springs,
Fla., FFA state winner in the Broiler
Production Contest sponsored by the
Southeastern Poultry & Egg Assn., re-
ceives a $100 check from Norman Sanders,
Columbia, S. C., at right, chairman of the
Association's Youth Committee. Looking
on is T. C. Campbell, also of DeFuniak
Springs, who is Bruce's vo-ag instructor.

DeFuniak Springs Youth
Is Florida Champion
FFA Broiler Producer
A 16-YEAR-OLD DeFuniak Springs youth,
Future Farmer Bruce Alford, was select-
ed as Florida's champion F.F.A. broiler
producer for 1959. Young Alford was sel-
ected by the State Department of Educa-
tion, Vocational Agriculture officials to
represent the Sunshine State in the re-
gional contest sponsored by the South-
eastern Poultry and Egg Association.
He and his vo-ag teacher, T. C. Camp-
bell, attended the Southeastern's annual
Convention-exposition January 25-27 in
Atlanta as guests of Oak Crest Hatchery
and Henry Koerber Enterprises, DeFun-
iak Springs, Florida. There, Bruce, al-
ready winner of a $100.00 cash award for
his Florida championship, competed for
the $500.00 scholarship award.
Young Alford, a junior in the Walton
F.F.A. Chapter, is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. F. Alford of DeFuniak Springs.
Poultry has been one of Bruce's cash en-
terprises for two years. His father has
been a broiler grower for several years.
They've proven a very suitable cash en-
terprise, with Bruce accounting for more
than 40,000 broilers a year.
Each time a batch of Alford broilers
are sold, the manure and litter is removed
and spread on the farm. The house is
disinfected and new litter placed. Feed-
ing and drinking equipment is cleaned
thoroughly. Bruce stores his feed in a
bulk bin.
Young Alford's labor income per 100
boilers amounts to slightly more than
$1.00 per hundred. He operates on shares
with his father, who is a contract grower
for Henry Koerber Enterprises, Inc., of
DeFuniak Springs.
Bruce's livability never has been below
97 per cent. His feed conversion when
sold between eight and nine weeks has
been as low as 2.17 and this year aver-
(Continued on page 19)
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Judging & Livestock Show Results


FFA Reserve champion at the State Fair
was this entry-also an Angus-owned by
Dennis Diaz.


FFA Winners in the Florida
Table Beef Contest, with James E. Gor-
man, General Manager, Florida Retail
Federation; Louis Massaro, East Bay
Chapter at Wimauma; Charles Jenkins,
Lakeland; Jack Smith, Pompano Beach;
and Steadman Lott, Largo Chapter.-Bill
Hodges Photos


Melvin Vernon Jr., Hillsborough Chapter,
Tampa, with the Grand Champion FFA
Ayrshire.-Bill Hodges Photo
PA- L v t E


Jersey ulamp in Tampa I'P'A competi-
tion was this individual owned by Jack
Ford of Quincy.
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FFA Champ Guernsey at the Florida
State Fair was this individual shown by
Roy Walden of Plant City.


BOYS EXHIBITING Champion Steers in the
Sixth Florida Fat Stock Show and Sale
were: Tommy McPhillips, Plant City
Chapter; the Grand Champion of the
Show and the FFA Division. His 862
pound Angus Steer won first place in
Class 3-Senior Division in the FFA.
Howard Johnson's Restaurant bought
the steer for $3.26 per pound. It cost
Tommy $431.00 to raise the steer and he
made a profit of $2,378.42.
Reserve Grand Champion Steer of the
FFA Division was that of Dennis Diaz
(Hillsborough-Tampa Chapter), which
weighed 1179 pounds and was sold to
Commercial Solvent Corporation, Tampa
Division, at 570 per pound. His Angus
Steer was the first place winner in the
Class 1 Junior Yearling FFA Division.
In the third annual Florida Table Beef
Contest at the Florida State Fair, Jack
Smith of the Pompano Beach FFA
Chapter exhibited the number 2 carcass
in the Junior Yearling Class, which was
also selected as the Reserve Grand Cham-
pion. In the Summer Yearling Class,
second place was taken by Louis Massaro
of the East Bay Chapter at Wimauma,
third by Charles Jenkins of Lakeland, and
third in the Junior Yearling Class was
Steadman Lott of the Largo FFA Chapter.
Exhibiting Champion animals in the
Dairy Show were:
Ayrshire
Ayrshire-Grand and Sr. Champion,
Melvin Vernon, Jr., Hillsborough-Tampa.
Reserve Grand and Jr. Champion, Don
Jones, Chamberlain-Tampa.
Guernsey
Guernsey-Grand and Jr. Champion, Roy
Walden, Plant City, Jr. Chapter.
Holstein
Holstein-Blue Ribbons, Charles Mas-
kolunas, Bartow, and Buddy Hull, Gaines-
ville.
Jersey
Jersey-Grand, Reserve, Junior and
Senior Champion, Jack Ford, Quincy.
In Fitting; those who received the
Florida Dairy, Inc. cash awards of $5, $4,
$3, $2, and $1 were: Edward Cochran
and Wayland Smith, Bartow; Jack Ford,
Quincy; Eldridge Blanton, Chamberlain-


STAT E FAI


FFA Angus champions at Tampa are
shown in this photo: at left, Bobby Lowery,
DeLand, with Eldridge W. Lowery, Jr.'s
heifer; at right, Bill Kinner, St. Cloud,
with O. K. Alexander's top bull.


Tampa; and Melvin Vernon, Jr.
Receiving Jersey Head Plaques in
Grooming were Cochran and Ford.
Receiving the Showmanship Award
given by the West Coast Milk Producers
Association of $5, $4, $3, $2, and $1 were:
Cochran, Vernon, Jones, Walden and
Ford.
Receiving the Hillsborough County
Cattlemen's Association Dairy Herds-
men's Award: Edward Cochran, Bartow.
Florida Dairy Products Association
Rotating Trophy-Jack Ford, Quincy, for
the outstanding Dairy Exhibit of animals
in the FFA at the Fair.
Exhibiting animals in the Beef Cattle
Show were:
Angus
Angus: Bulls-Grand Champion, O. K.
Alexander, Brandon; Reserve, Henry
Allen, Turkey Creek. Females-Grand
Champion, Eldridge Lowery, Jr., DeLand;
Reserve, Billy Kinner, St. Cloud.
Brahman
Brahman: Bull Grand Champion,
Rodney Hammond, Winter Haven. Fe-
male-Grand Champion, Bartow FFA
Chapter.
Hereford
Hereford: Bulls-Grand Champion, Ft.
Pierce FFA Chapter; Reserve, George
Culverhouse, Ft. Pierce. Females-Grand
Champion, Ft. Meade FFA Chapter;
Reserve, George Culverhouse.
Santa Gertrudis
Santa Gertrudis Female-Grand and Re-
serve Champion, Pinecrest FFA Chapter.
Florida Cattleman Showmanship Award
-Eldridge Lowery, Jr., DeLand.
Hillsborough County Cattlemen's As-
sociation Beef Herdsmen's Award: Don
Weber, Ft. Pierce.
In the Youth Poultry and Egg Show at
the Florida State Fair, there were a total
of 551 birds and 344 dozen eggs. Of these,
222 birds and 246 dozen eggs were entered
by Future Farmers.
Sam O'Quinn, Superintendent of the
Show, expresses his thanks to the Voca-
tional Agricultural Teachers for the out-
standing participation of the Future
Farmers in making it the most successful
show held at the Fair.



)A STATE FAI
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FFA Hereford champions at Tampa were:
at left, Francis Hancock with Fort Meade
FFA heifer; at right, Roger Miller is
shown holding the Fort Pierce FFA
Chapter's registered bull entry.
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Grand Prizes in FFA Division
Best bird in show-Douglas Sipple,
Hillsborough Tampa, Best Cockerel -
Harry Samol, Hialeah, Best pullet-
Sipple, Best cock bird-Charles Waller,
Bartow, Premier Exhibitor-Sipple.
(Douglas Sipple received the State
Poultry Association Trophy and $10.00
cash prize from the State Fair)
FFA Poultry Judging
1st place-$25.00-Tie between Ocala
(Warren Payne, Richard Perry, Jerry
Arthur) and Plant City, Jr. (Jerry Hum-
phrey, Charles Eldridge and Richard
Hale); 3rd place-$15.00-Miami Jackson;
4th place-$10.00-Ocala-Silver Springs;
5th place-$5.00-North Miami.
FFA Egg Judging Contest
1st place-$10.00 and Egg Commission
Plaque-Tampa-Franklin (Allen Boykin,
Gregory Zeikus and Thomas Folsom);
2nd place-$7.50-Ft. Myers; 3rd place-
$5.00-Hialeah.
The Ocala Chapter had the highest
combined score in judging poultry and
eggs and will represent the state in
National competition at the National FFA
(Continued on page 12)


Champ FFA Brahmans at Tampa. John
Lichenwalter holds Bartow FFA's cow,
Rodney Hammondholds his bull.


Photos from top to bottom show Buddy
Hull, Gainesville Chapter, with his Blue
Ribbon Grade Guernsey Heifer, and
Charles Maskolunas, Bartow, with his
Blue Ribbon Grade Holstein. Franklin
Allen exhibiting Pinecrest FFA Grand
Champion Santa Gertrudis Heifer and
receiving rosette from H. E. Wood, State
FFA Adviser, during the Parade of Cham-
pions.
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Some of the 300 people checking the Angus steers at the 3rd annual Feeder Calf Sale by the Dundee Ranch at Lutz. 49 pure
bred Angus steers averaging 450 lbs. were sold, only to FFA and 4-H members. Many of those that purchased steers this year were
very successful with the ones that they purchased at the sale in 1959.


Livestock Shows
(Continued from page 9)
Convention in October, in Kansas City.
Gainesville Livestock Show and Sale
THE GRAND Champion of the show, an
Angus weighing 970 pounds, was led by
Paul Bryant of the Trenton FFA, and
sold to Publix Markets for the top price,
$1.01 a pound, a total of $950. It was
Bryant's first entry in any show. He also
won the gain-in-weight contest, his steer
gaining 330 pounds in 100 days.
Murray Teuton, Gainesville FFA Chap-
ter won the showmanship contest.


Blue ribbon winners in the show were:
Paul Bryant, Trenton; Tommy McFar-
land, Santa Fe Chapter at Alachua; Bar-
ry Green, Newberry; Murray Teuton,
Gainesville; Victor Gago, Gainesville;
Bronson FFA Chapter; Charlie Dowling,
Gainesville; Bradford Chapter, Starke;
Phil Pons, Ocala.
North Florida Livestock Show and
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by Phillip Odom, Live Oak FFA member.
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Reserve Grand Champion and Reserve
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FFA Blue Ribbon Barrows
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Gary Bryant, Greensboro; Dean Fenn,
Greensboro; and Benny Fenn, Greens-
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Youth pens-of-three Delbert Blair
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Chapter.
FFA Blue Ribbon Steers
Youth heavyweights Delbert Blair
(grand champion); Jimmy Cunningham,
Tom Coody, Madison; Irwin Ulm, Madi-
son; Eugene Williams, Pinetta; Jennings
FFA Chapter.
Youth middleweights Philip Odom
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Youth lightweights Paul Braswell,
Greenville.
Suwannee River Livestock Show-
Fanning Springs
AN ANGUS shown by FFA member Larry
Studstill of Trenton topped the list at
873 pounds in the middleweight division.
It was bought by Copeland Sausage Com-
pany, Alachua, at 45 cents a pound,
bringing $393. Second place went to an
858-pound Hereford led by Bob Johnson,
also of the Trenton FFA chapter, and
bought by Lancaster Oil Company, Tren-
ton for $335, at 39 cents a pound.
Chiefland FFA member J. B. Griffith
won first place in the showmanship con-
test. James Harper, Chiefland FFA,
placed second, and Doyle Swilley, Bron-
son Chapter, third.
In the judging contest, Chiefland Chap-
ter team took first place, Bronson second,
and Trenton third. The three high indi-
vidual judges in order of placing were
James Harper, Eli Beasley and Otto Star-
ling.
Allen Polk of the Trenton Chapter won
first place in the gain-in-weight contest
with a steer whose average daily gain was
2.08 pounds.
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and Leadership Awards for the amount
of $365.76. Their total project will cost
$1,087.00. The swine unit will consist of
a farrowing house with pens and a pig
parlor. The entire unit will have a con-
crete floor with a drain and automatic
waterers. The value to the community
will be through the improving of the
breeding of hogs, demonstrating improved
practices in handling breeding stock and
finishing hogs for the market. It will
also give better conditions and equipment
for instructing Vocational Agriculture
students (in-school and out-of-school) in
handling and feeding hogs. This will
strengthen the supervised farming pro-
grams of chapter members.
The Apopka FFA Chapter is given one
of the Improving Agriculture and Lead-
ership Awards to assist in building and
completing a $4200 Fernery and Orna-
mental Slat Shed. The Nurserymen of
the community financed the building of
the $2400 shed; donations from other
businesses and individuals amounted to
about $500; with the Chapter financing
the remainder of the cost. The value to
the community will be in giving training
and experience to Vocational Agricul-
ture students in nursery work and fitting
them for gainful employment in agricul-
ture; giving them a background for the
study of horticulture in college and help-
ing them to grow into a business. They
will test new methods and materials
which will help to improve supervised
farming programs of Vocational Agricul-
ture students and improve public rela-
tions between school and community.
The Lake Wales FFA Chapter was
awarded one of the Improving Agricul-
ture and Leadership Awards to be used
toward the establishment of a propaga-
tion shed and equipment, which will cost
approximately $1,000. The Chamber of
Commerce Beautification Committee, the
Lake Wales High School and FFA Chap-
ter are financing the difference between
the award and the total cost.
It will enable land laboratory practices
to be done after proper classroom in-
struction. Then the chapter will be able
to carry out a plan of landscaping in the
city, including the six schools in the area.
Also, the members will have some shrubs
with which to beautify their homes.


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AT A recent Banquet in Alachua, the
Chamber of Commerce honored the Hauf-
ler brothers, Ernest, Eugene and Oscar,
for producing 161.98 bushels of corn per
acre. Ed Turlington, Vocational Agricul-
ture Teacher at Gainesville noted that the
State Supervisor of Agricultural Educa-
tion, H. E. Wood, had taught Ernest,
Charles and Eugene back in 1932-33. In
checking his Vocational Agriculture Note-
book, he noted that the average yield of
corn in Florida was 8-1/4 bushels per
acre, with the note that one of the specific
practices that pay included planting pea-
nuts in every other row. As you can see,
they have made great changes in the bus-
iness of farming as proven through their
corn yield.
The Haufler Brothers were dairymen,
farming on the edge of Payne's Prairie
when in school. Immediately after World
War II, they purchased a 2,000 acre
plantation on the Glen Springs road ex-
tension. They divided the work. Oscar,
home from the War drove the bulldozer
and cleared the land. Ernest and Eugene
prepared and cultivated. All worked at
the harvest.
The Hauflers have their own sawmill,
purebred cattle, and this year are putting
in a feed and mixing mill. Raymond
Haufler, Eugene's boy, is an 11th grader
in Gainesville High School. Roy Hauf-
ler, Ernest's son, is a 10th grade student.
The boys had Hereford steers in the
Gainesville Show and both have received
cash awards for corn yields of 143.65 and
143.11 bushels per acre.
Naturally, the Teacher was proud to
see the Haufler brothers win these high
awards, but probably his greatest satis-
faction comes from knowing that they are
successfully established in farming and
are respected citizens of their community
today. Where should Raymond and Roy
as present day students set their goal for
corn production? They will have to be
creative in their ideas and procedures to
find another "break through" that would
equal their Dad's.
The record corn crop was planted on
clay loam and loam soil, broken fairly
deep. 400 pounds of 4-7-5 fertilizer was
applied at planting. Coker 811 and Flor-
ida 200 seed were used. Highest yield
was from Florida 200. The rows were 42"
apart and seeded 14" in the drill (corn
had suckers that produced well). Plant-
ing started March 20th, with the first cul-
tivation when the plants were 6" high and
side dressed with 160 pounds of ammonia
nitrate. It was later cultivated at 18"-24"
high and 125 pounds of a mixture of 4-12-
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Sportsmen's

Clubs Awards
FLORIDA SPORTSMEN'S Clubs Conservation
Awards, State Winners in various cate-
gories were: Adult Guidance and Junior
Conservation Effort-D. R. Allen, Di-
ector of Instruction, Alachua County,
Gainesville; Game and Fresh Water Fish
Conservation-Hon. Bob Sikes, Crestview;
Junior Conservationist-Walter Yonge
III, Anthony; Soil Conservationist-E. E.
Carter, Vero Beach; Forestry Award-
J. C. "Buddy" Camp, Jasper; Outdoor
Writer Award-Church Schilling, Jensen
Beach; Salt Water Conservationist-Mait-
land Adams, Key West; Club Public Re-
lations-Wild Life Conservation League,
Palm Beach County.
Other Regional Award Winners who
are either in Vocational Agriculture or
Future Farmer work are: Fresh Water
Fish and Game Commission Award-Eu-
gene Doss, Vocational Agriculture Teach-
er, Mulberry; Club Public Relations-
W. E. Moore, Vocational Agriculture
Teacher, Largo; Junior Conservationists-
State FFA President Randy Kincaid,
Lake Wales, Charles Beck, Chiefland,
Gary Hue Cook, Escambia Farms, and
Claude Daigle, Jr., South Dade Chapter;
and Forestry Award-M. C. Roche, Voca-
tional Agriculture Teacher, Ocala.
Governor LeRoy Collins presented the
awards and congratulated the winners for
their outstanding work, while Dr. H. R.
Wilber, DeLand, presided over the an-
nual dinner in Tallahassee. The awards
are under the auspices of the Florida
Wildlife Federation and sponsored by
Sears-Roebuck Foundation.

Nathan Mayo
(Continued from page 2)
positions, agricultural meetings, contests
and conventions that he attended through-
out the state. He was always ready,
willing and able to be on hand where
youngsters got together and competed
against each other in one phase or
another of agriculture. He was parti-
cularly interested in the livestock shows
where beef and dairy cattle, hogs, chick-
ens, rabbits and other farm animals were
exhibited by their proud owners. It was
hard for him to leave such an affair
without talking personally to every
youngster that he could. Incidentally,
he kept this same attitude all during life
and always made such young folks feel
right at home whether he met them in
the street or in his office in the State
Capitol.
While he'll be known more for the
many progressive programs that he has
put into effect for agriculture, and the
work that he has done on behalf of the
development and attraction of new in-
dustries, the building of a permanent
population and the fostering of a con-
stantly increasing tourist trade, in the
hearts of the many youngsters that he
has helped throughout the years, he'll
always be remembered as their "Friend."


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Walter Maxwell, 16 years of age and a
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Quincy. He has shown six steers at the
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a good record in the gain in weight contests
each year. He has been a member of the
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Jack Ford, 16 years old and a sophomore
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Mike Munroe, 14 year old freshman, is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Munroe. He
has as his project: 1/2 acre of shade tobacco,
1/ acre sweet potatoes, 10 acres of corn and
one show steer. He is a member of the par-
liamentary procedure team for the second
year. He has won several ribbons in the
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gate to the National Convention 'n Kan-
sas City this year.
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Quincy High School has 20 head of steers
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Roland Thomas, 17-year-old Junior in the
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Hialeah State Champion
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Lee Watson, 17 years of age, is a senior at
Hialeah Senior High School. In three years,
he has had two steer projects and worked on
a dairy farm during the summer. The first
steer sold for 33 cents a pound at Tampa.
The other placed third at the Dade County
Fat Stock Show and sold for $1.00 a pound.
Lee also had projects in nursery and crops.
Mike Whalen, a 17 year old senior at
Hialeah Senior High School. is completing
his third year in Vocational Agricdlture. He
has been judging livestock for three years.
At the Dade County Youth Fair one of his
Angus steers was Grand Champion, selling
for $2,400. Mike raised 500 nursery plants,
had two laying flocks of 200 Leghorn hens,
and had several crops on projects. He work-
ed with dairy cattle most of his life un.il
he moved to Hialeah four and one half yea's
ago.
Richard Byrd, 17 year old senior at Hi-
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horn Breeders Association for having the
top Shorthorn steer, and a dairy heifer which
received honors as Reserve Grand Champion
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in his third year of Vocational Agriculture.
He has had numerous projects: three pro-
lects of chickens, totaling about 500 hens;
af interest in a ten-head herd of beef
cattle; and 1/5 acre of beans. Harry has
been very active in chapter activities and
won the State Harmonica Playing Con-
test at Daytona Beach, Florida in 1959.


The State Champion Reddick FFA Swine Judging Team. Left to right: Roland
Thomas, Howard Pruitt, and Billy Butler. Alternate not pictured: Ed Leitner.


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State Champion Hialeah FFA Dairy Cattle Judging Team. (Left to right): B. G.
Cromer, Adviser; Richard Byrd; Lee Watson; Mike Whalen; and Harry Samol,
alternate.

Florida Future Farmer for Spring, 1960


O. D. HUFF, JR.

GROVES, INC.

The-Finest-In-
Pineapple-Oranges
And
Black Angus Cattle

Mclntosh, Florida



Nathan Mayo's Best
Known Joke
POPULARIZING fever tick eradication,
which decimated Florida's herds in the
late 20s and early 30s, led to the re-
petition at many cattlemen's meetings
of what probably became Nathan Mayo's
best-known joke:
It seems that the old rancher had
grave misgivings about dipping his old
bull. The bull was so old and weak that
he didn't think he could swim the vat.
But when they pushed him in, he
picked up strength as he went through,
snorted as he came out-and jumped the
fence into the heifer pasture!
The old rancher's mouth dropped. But
he quickly recovered himself, saying:
"Stand aside, boys, I'm a-coming
through!"


Congratulations to the Reddick FFA

State Champion Swine Judging Team


COOK'S REXALL

DRUGS

Prescription Specialist
Veterinary Supplies

Mclntosh, Florida






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5-POUNDS OF




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5-GALLONS!
as good for you as it's delicious!


Most amazing exhibit of deep sea life ever
assembled. Complete shows begin at 9:30, 11,
12:30, 2, 3:30 and 4:50.
MARINELAND ON FLORIDA AIA


Jack Turner, Branch Ass't. of Forestry Management, Florida Forestry Service, who
presented the State Naval Stores Award of $125 to John A. Williams, and a
$25 Savings Bond to District Winner Billy Thomas, Baker County FFA Chapter at
Macclenny, and their Adviser, Alan Harvey. Houston Taff of the Crawfordville
Chapter received $5 as Chapter Winner and $25 Savings Bond as District Winner,
and his Adviser, E. Shepard Young. Now is the time to submit 1960 Naval Stores
entry.-Bill Hodges Photo


The State Champion Ocala FFA Poultry Judging Team: Left to right, Adviser M. C.
Roche, Warren Payne, Richard Perry, Jerry Arthur, and Roy Arthur, Manager,
Sunnybrook Poultry Farms.


Congratulations to the Ocala
State Champion Poultry Judging Team

All members of the State Poultry Judging Team are sixteen years old and Sophomores
in the Ocala High School. Pat Harrison will be the alternate on the trip to Kansas
City to participate in the National Contest during the National FFA Convention. They
are active in various FFA Contest and Activities, participated in the Egg Show at the
Florida State Fair and have poultry in their Supervised Farming Program.

P- .11 I


FLORIDA EGG

EXCHANGE
FUL-O-PEP
Feed Dealer and Egg Dealer
Highway 40 West
OCALA, FLORIDA
J. B. NeSmith, Owner
Phone MA 2-8523


Baby Chicks-Started Pullets
From U.S. Approved Pullorum Clean
Breeders-Of Course

Sunnybrook

Poultry Farms, Inc.
A. Howard Fingar
Dept. PD, Route 3, Box 463
OCALA, FLORIDA
Phone MArion 9-1525
Ray Arthur, Manager


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Bruce Alford
(Continued from page 7)
Staged 2.22 with the broilers sold almost
r in exactly at three pounds.
Other enterprises in his supervised
project program include a beef steer, a
Tamworth boar and five acres of corn.
He's a member of the Walton F.F.A. par-
liamentary procedure, livestock, poultry
and hay, grain and forage judging team.
Bruce follows the customary approved
safety measures in his broiler houses and
gas-fired brooders. He burns any dead
birds to reduce the hazard of diseases.

FFA Day
(Continued from page 4)
Richard Byrd, with their Adviser, B. G.
Cromer, will represent Florida at the Na-
t National Dairy Congress in Waterloo, Iowa,
under the sponsorship of the Tribune
4of.. Company (Tampa Tribune, WFLA and
~~~ WFLA-TV).

Editorial
(Continued from page 3)
of farm production. We provide the op-
portunity for you to prove your Ability
Pictured are some of the ideal, certified meat type boars of excellent quality that were and Showmanship, in every segment of
distributed to farmers in the Bell and Trenton communities by Lykes Brothers through farm activity. We bring the city folks and
Leonard Cobb, Gilchrist County Agent and Herbert Brown, Vocational Agriculture the country folks together in a great bond
Teacher in Trenton. of understanding.

THE FLORIDA FUTURE FARMER -


_- PUREBRED BREEDER DIRECTORY


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St. Augustine & Green Cove Springs H. J. FULFORD, Herdsman

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Your "Official Fund Raising Calen- Registered Printing Supplies:
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INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER DEALERS OF FLORIDA
Selling "THE GREATEST LINE OF FARM TRACTORS ON EARTH"
SPONSOR COOPERATIVELY
THE SOIL AND WATER MANAGEMENT AWARDS PROGRAM


* Arcadia ............... South Florida Motor Company
* Belle Glade ............ .Glades Equipment Company
* Bradenton .............Orange State Motor Company
* Brooksville ................ Chatman Buick Company
* Ft. Myers .............. South Florida Motor Company
* Ft. Pierce .............. Minton Equipment Company
* Gainesville ....... Florida Motor & Equipment Company
* Groveland ........ Harb Tractor & Equipment Company
* Homestead ..............Howe E. Moredock Company
* Immokalee .................. South Florida Motor Co.
* Jacksonville ..............Quinn R. Barton Company
* Lake City...........................Powers Service
* Lakeland ....... Franzblau-Gilbert Equipment Company
* Leesburg ............... Hodges Equipment Company
* Live Oak ...................... Mott Buick Company
* Madison..... Fraleigh-Ashley Truck & Tractor Company
* Melbourne ....................... Wolcott Industries
SMiami ................. Howe E. Moredock Company


* Monticello ... Hodges Hardware & Implement Company
* Moore Haven...... Hensley's Tractor & Truck Company
* Ocala.............. Central Truck & Tractor Company
* Orlando. ................. International Harvester Co.
* Pahokee ............... Glades Equipment Company
* Palatka ............. Florida Truck & Tractor Company
* Perry ............... Perry Truck & Tractor Company
* Pompano Beach ...... T & M Truck & Tractor Company
* Sarasota ................Service Truck & Tractor, Inc.
* St. Petersburg..........Orange State Motor Company
* Sebring .............. .South Florida Motor Company
* Tallahassee ............. Rozar Tractor Sales & Service
* Tampa ................ Orange State Motor Company
* Tarpon Springs. ............. Burruss Motor Company
* Vero Beach ........Indian River Farm Supply Company
* Wauchula ............ Peninsular Equipment Company
* West Palm Beach....Faircloth Truck & Tractor Company
* Winter Haven ................ .Tate-Phillips Company


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Tractors and Farm Equipment-Motor Trucks-Crawler Tractors and Power Units.


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