Young Farmers & Ranchers District 8
Tony Kalogridis, Collier County
Tony Kalogridis grew up in Winter Haven, FL where he was first introduced to agriculture through citrus and blueberry production. Tony has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticultural Sciences and a minor in Agricultural Management and Sales from the University of Florida. While there he was involved in the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity.
He currently serves as the Assistant Farm Manager for on of Lipman Produce’s farms, producing grape, cherry, round, roma and heirloom tomatoes in Naples, Fla. He is on the Collier County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and serves as their Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee Chair.
Joseph Orsenigo, Western Palm Beach County
Joseph Orsenigo is a 3rd generation sugarcane farmer and is currently employed as a farm supervisor for Florida Crystals Corporation, a sugarcane and rice operation headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida. He supervises 30,000 acres of sugarcane and rice production fields for their Southeast Division. He is a member of the Western Palm Beach County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group. Joseph graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Diversified Agriculture.
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