- Bayer Innovation in Agriculture Award Nominee
Bayer Crop Science
February 2015 -Nominated for the Bayer Innovation in Agriculture Award for 2015 for significant work in developing new ways to conserve resources and costs in Agricultural Production.
- Dudley Calfee/Ferris Farm Day
February 2014 -The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting proclaiming February 11, 2014 as “Dudley Calfee/Ferris Farm Day” in Citrus County, Florida.The Board of County Commissioners acknowledge Dudley Calfee’s leadership in utilizing environmental programs, technologies and best management practices to preserve our land while producing quality crops. http://bit.ly/1PsurHA
- Florida Department of Agriculture Environmental Leadership Award 2013
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnam
October 2013 –Details here: http://bit.ly/1NnA5cw We were recognized by the Florida Department of Agriculture for our efforts to be preserve the environment while lowering operating costs and enhancing yields. Commissioner Putnam said that this this the highest honor that is given to agricultural enterprises in the state of Florida each year.
- Small Business of the Year 2012
Citrus County Economic Development Council
October 2013 –Ferris Farms was recognized as “Small Business of the Year” for 2012 by the Citrus County Economic Development Council.
- Outstanding Service Award
Citrus County Historical Society/Floral City Heritage Council
January 2011 –Yearly award given for exceptional service to the Floral City Heritage Council, which maintains the historical beauty of our town.Ferris Groves received the Florida