Florida Reveals Its Latest Woman of the Year in Agriculture

Article Posted on July 10, 2017

By: Paul Rusnak, Growing Produce

For some people, it’s plain to see the drive and passion in what they do for a living. This is certainly the case — and then some — when it comes to describing Dr. Martha Roberts, this year’s Florida Woman of the Year in Agriculture.

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam made the official announcement that Roberts has been named the latest recipient of the longstanding award recognizing women who have made outstanding contributions to Florida agriculture.

Roberts dedicated 35 years of service to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), where she championed policy changes for the advancement of Florida’s agriculture industry, trade, and production practices…

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