Farmers Helping Farmers
As pioneers of Florida’s farming industry, the Wedgworth family has a vested interest in the success of agriculture in Florida. Since Wedgworth Farms and Wedgworth’s Inc. inception in 1932, the family owned and operated business has initiated countless innovations, growing methodologies and new technologies that make Florida agriculture more efficient and productive. Recognizing the value of the State’s natural resources, the Wedgworth businesses are devout stewards of the land and water and are dedicated to preserve these natural resources for generations to come.
Wedgworth Farms Inc., headquartered in Belle Glade, FL, grows sugarcane on approximately 10,000 acres in Palm Beach County and operates 10,000 acres of ranch lands in Osceola, Okeechobee and Indian River counties.
Today, Wedgworth’s Inc. provides custom blended agricultural plant nutrient products to help Florida farms grow and prosper. As the state’s largest custom fertilizer dealer, the plant in Moore Haven produces 200,000 tons of custom blended fertilizer products to farms throughout Florida per year. Through the use of high tech Air Max spreaders, farmers can apply custom blends for individual crop types and soil conditions with computerized accuracy. This technology not only optimizes crop yields for farmers, but provides a mechanism to implement on-farm Best Management Practices thus reducing inputs and reducing costs. The company owns and operates a fleet of 175 user-friendly high dump trailers with hydraulically operating pouring lids that enable greater accuracy and higher productivity for its customers. As a market leader investing in agricultural efficiency and quality products is a hallmark to the company’s success.