Congratulations to Mark Wilson of Dade County Farm Bureau for being selected as the 2017 Florida Farmer of the Year. Wilson produces exotic foliage plants at his Homestead nursery, . He is a long-time advocate for agriculture and youth education. His community service and innovation in plant production have earned him the prestigious title of .
Wilson, a state director for Florida Farm Bureau, will travel to Georgia where he will compete for the Each state winner receives $2,500 and an all-expense paid trip to the Expo. The overall Southeastern winner will receive $15,000 and various other prizes from sponsors.with nine other state finalists.