The Maitland-based Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has named 12 participants to its third class in the Emerging Leader Development Program.
They are Cathy Atchley of AgXplore, Ryan Atwood of Keyplex, Elton Baldy of Bayer CropScience, Daniel Cavazos of Veg Pro International, Sam Glucksman of Glades Crop Care, Jeff Goodale of Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Jamie Lang of Farm Credit of Central Florida, Arby Lipman of Lipman Produce, Clayton Norman of DuPont Crop Protection, Geoff Roe of Wm. G. Roe & Sons, Matt Stacey of Crop Production Services and Jordan Theis of Prudential Ag Investments, according to a news release.
The year-long program provides participants with in-depth knowledge of agricultural issues.
The program also provides graduates with the education and tools to improve the economic viability of specialty crop agriculture.
Members of Class 3 will be introduced at FFVA's annual convention, Sept. 22-24, in Amelia Island.