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Agricultural Innovator: Escambia

Agricultural Innovator: Escambia

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On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the Florida Panhandle.

The purpose of the Agriculture Innovator Recognition Program is to annually recognize innovative farmers and ranchers from 16 Florida Panhandle counties, from Jefferson west to Escambia County.  In 2013, County Agriculture Extension Agents from 13 counties selected an Agricultural Innovator to recognize from each of the counties where they serve.

The 2013 Escambia County Innovator’s are the Miller Family of Miller Family Aquaponics. The Miller’s were nominated by Libbie Johnson, Escambia County Agriculture Agent.  Read more about Miller Family Aquaponics below.  The other Ag Innovators nominated this year will be featured on the Panhandle Ag e-News in the coming weeks.

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Printer friendly PDF version: Miller Family, Escambia County

Agricultural Innovators highlighted in past weeks:

Stephen and Tracie Fulford, Jefferson County

Rachel McClure, Wakulla County

 

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Author: Blake Thaxton – bthaxton@ufl.edu

Santa Rosa County Extension
Agent I, Commercial Horticulture

Blake Thaxton

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/13/agricultural-innovator-escambia/