Agriculture

MIKE JOYNER

PRESIDENT, FLORIDA FRUIT & VEGETABLE ASSOCIATION, MAITLAND

The association represents producers of vegetables, citrus, tropical fruit, berries, sod, sugar cane, tree crops and more, with the mission of enhancing the business environment for growers. It has three subsidiaries — FFVA Mutual Insurance, Florida East Coast Travel Services and Third Party Registration — and employs 170. Joyner became president in 2018.

EDUCATION University of Florida (BS)
SOMETHING SURPRISING My grandparents were sharecroppers in North Carolina, and my father is one of 15 children. We have over 100 family members at our annual family reunion.
ALTERNATE CAREER? Hospital administration
RESOLUTION KEPT To write more notes thanking people for what they have done for me or my organization. So far so good.

Mike Adams

Adams Ranch

ERNIE BARNETT

FLORIDA LAND COUNCIL

Michael Basore

TKM Bengard Farms

Robert Behr

Citrus World

ANN BLOUNT

FORAGE BREEDING AND GENETICS, UF/IFAS

Robert Buker

U.S. Sugar

RICK DANTZLER

CITRUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

MALLORY LYKES DIMMITT

LYKES BROTHERS

Pepe Fanjul Jr.

Florida Crystals

Lynetta Usher Griner

Usher Land & Timber

Mitch Hutchcraft

King Ranch

Mike Joyner

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

Dan Richey

Riverfront Packing

Jose Smith

Costa Farms

Jim Strickland

Strickland Ranch

Leslie Sturmer

University of Florida IFAS

Keith Wedgworth

Wedgworth Farms

Gary Wishnatzki

Wish Farms