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A brief look at Florida’s oldest industry — cattle ranching

| Commissioner’s AgriCorner | This April, Florida celebrates 500 years since Juan Ponce de Leon landed in St. Augustine and became the first European to discover our great state. Not

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: State History Learning Made Fun

2013 marks 500 years since the discovery of Florida by Juan Ponce de Leon. In celebration of Florida’s 500th anniversary, the Florida State Fair branded this year’s 12-day event “Discover

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: On the Eve of a Significant Milestone for Florida

In 2013, Florida will celebrate 500 years since it was discovered by Juan Ponce de Leon. He named this land “La Florida” because it was the season known in Spain