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Corporate Partners & Vendors

JCAM AGRI. CO., LTD. manufactures and sells fertilizers, and is based in Tokyo, Japan. Core company philosphies include: Contribute to the development of agriculture in the world; Fair and square management trusted by the growers. They have been a trusted, and valued partner since the beginning of Florikan. 

Verdesian Life Sciences is focused on maximizing your crop’s potential by providing it with nutrients in the most efficient way possible. Our Mission is to help row crop and specialty crop growers maximize their agricultural investments through the use of patented biological, nutritional, seed treatment and inoculant technologies. To do this, we’ve assembled some of the best and brightest people in the industry. 

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

Built on the heritage from Norsk Hydro and the well known Viking Ship brand, Yara is a Norwegian based company converting energy, natural minerals and nitrogen into crop nutrition products and industrial solutions. In 2017, Yara retains its global position as a leading provider of nitrogen based mineral fertilizers and industrial products. The company is the global leader in ammonia, nitrates and specialty fertilizers.


EuroChem is a vertically integrated agrochemical company, combining low-cost natural resources and production bases supported by wholly-owned logistics assets and a global advisory, sales and distribution platform. We currently manufacture nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers and will soon launch potash operations to further enhance our product mix. Our range is of high-quality and includes standard and commodity products as well as a growing slow release and specialty fertilizer product offering, on which there is greater emphasis.

The AgriBusiness Group is part of the J.R. Simplot Company, a privately held agribusiness company. With facilities throughout the western United States and in Canada, the AgriBusiness Group is focused on meeting the needs of its customers through the environmentally conscious extraction of natural resources, the manufacturing of fertilizers and the distribution of the highest-quality agricultural products. Along with the rest of the J.R. Simplot Company, the employees of the AgriBusiness Group recognize and embrace the responsibilities that fall to a company dedicated to Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.

Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the world's premiere organization to inspire, educate, connect and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

We partner with NASA and the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) through various grant programs including SATOP. We further collaborate by providing product and expertise to the VEGGIE program for plant growth aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Professional & Industry Organizations

FNGLA is one of the largest and most active nursery associations in the country with a membership base of over 1,800 professionals. Now in it's sixth decade serving the industry, FNGLA is in its prime! The association represents all walks of the industry serving their needs including Government representation & monitoring, professional education and marketing projects.

FFAA represents the fertilizer, limestone, agrichemical and ag biotech manufacturers, dealers and distributors doing business in Florida. FFAA’s main objectives - To promote the responsible use of plant protection and nutrient products in Florida. - echoes the very concerns that drove the creation of the association when it was founded as the Florida Agricultural Research Institute.

FloridaMakes is a service designed to strengthen Florida’s manufacturing companies. We’re created BY manufacturers, FOR manufacturers, so we understand the unique needs facing manufacturing firms.

The Florida Sterling Council  is comprised of public and private Board members who represent more than half a million jobs in the state of Florida. Our mission is “Serving Florida as the epicenter of business quality through assessment, training, and recognition for performance Excellence and proven results.” The Florida Sterling Council is the only Florida organization sanctioned by the state Alliance group and the National Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Program.

The purpose of the Highlands County Citrus Growers Association, Inc. is to protect and enhance the viability and profitability of commercial citrus growers in Highlands County Florida. It is the consensus of the Highlands County Citrus Growers Association, Inc. that efforts to accomplish this mission locally are most effective with cooperation between all citrus growers, citrus nurserymen and their associate partners in Highlands County Florida.

The Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association is a non-profit, professional trade association providing member services to wholesale growers, brokers, retailers, landscape contractors, landscape architects, grounds maintenance contractors, interior-scapers and allied suppliers. The Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association (LNLA) strives to provide our membership with educational, marketing and networking opportunities essential to the survival of the horticultural industry.

Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association was founded in June of 1993 by  commercial citrus growers from DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee and Sarasota counties.  In 2001 the association enlarged its territory to include the northern portion  of Charlotte county. With the mission: to promote, protect, and enhance the ability of our members to produce citrus profitably and efficiently. 

Turfgrass Producers of Florida serves as the association for sod producers throughout the state. TPF’s mission is to promote the production of quality turfgrass and to support a sustainable industry. We accomplish that mission by representing the industry in governmental policy making; providing educational opportunities and information to our members to help their businesses thrive; and by supporting research for better varieties and solutions to common production problems.

The Georgia Green Industry Association (GGIA) is a statewide trade association whose mission is to promote and advance the economic, lifestyle and environmental benefits of Georgia horticulture for our members, our families and our communities. 

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association is the state's leading full-service specialty crop organization, serving Florida's grower-shipper community since 1943. FFVA represents a broad range of crops, including vegetables, citrus, tropical fruit, berries, sod, sugar cane, tree crops and more. Our mission is to enhance the business and competitive environment for producing and marketing fruits, vegetables and other crops.

The FTGA advocates for and promotes the turfgrass industry with extensive research, continuing education, and opportunities for turfgrass professionals to network with their colleagues. The future of the FTGA is in the hands of its members. It is the support and participation of its members that helps the FTGA in its ongoing commitment to build and serve a network of turfgrass professionals.

Texas Nursery & Landscape Association (TNLA) has established the most trusted methods of doing business. TNLA is the essential resource providing the framework, essential tools and foresight for Members' success and serves as the authority on issues impacting the Texas Green Industry. TNLA's Mission is to enhance Members' business success through legislative/regulatory advocacy, education, networking and the promotion of professionalism.

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