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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

News Releases


  • 02-15-11Applications being accepted for 2011 Florida Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
  • 12-10-10Ann Holt of Palm Beach County is "Woman of the Year in Agriculture" for 2010
  • 11-30-10Florida Christmas trees to be presented at Capitol
  • 11-22-10Colombian Retailer Joins Partnership
  • 11-15-10Exotic fruit fly found in Miami-Dade County
  • 11-01-10Jackson County property receives Century Pioneer Family Farm designation
  • 11-01-10Poultry Loss Contract Grant Assistance Program applications being taken
  • 10-12-10Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame to induct four in 2011
  • 10-08-10Ag-Environmental Leadership Awards to be presented in Daytona Beach
  • 09-27-10Record-breaking prescribed burning season
  • 09-01-10Arrest of Central Florida woman for failing to report dangerous horse disease
  • 09-01-10Eradication declared in Palm Beach County Medfly program
  • 08-31-10Exotic fruit flies found in Pinellas County
  • 08-12-10Deadline for FAITC teacher grants is October 1
  • 08-11-10FAITC funds 19 volunteer grants for 2010
  • 08-04-10"Woman of the Year in Agriculture" nomination deadline November 1
  • 06-28-10Vaccinations urged for horses as EEE cases rise
  • 06-17-10Fifth Annual "Farm to Fuel" Summit set for August 11 in Orlando
  • 06-15-10Mediterranean fruit flies found in Palm Beach County
  • 05-27-10New partnership promotes Florida-grown chicken
  • 05-24-10Begin making emergency plans for pets and livestock
  • 05-21-10Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program to accept new applications
  • 05-18-10Six tomato vendors cited for violating food safety rules
  • 05-13-10Nominations sought for Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame
  • 04-29-10Three Century Pioneer Family Farms designated
  • 04-29-10"Save the Guac": What would Cinco De Mayo Day be without guacamole?
  • 04-26-10Study: Economic impact of EPA-proposed water nutrient standards
  • 03-23-10Agriculture Literacy Day observed with event at The Capitol
  • 03-18-10National Ag Day observed on March 20
  • 03-16-10Delayed by cold, Florida’s strawberry crop is ready and super-sweet
  • 03-12-10Department and major retailer promote pink grapefruit in South Korea
  • 03-05-10Florida Agriculture in the Classroom funds 33 teacher grants
  • 03-05-10Florida Agriculture in the Classroom gives awards to two teachers
  • 03-01-10"Prescribed Fire Awareness Week" in Florida
  • 02-23-10Bio-energy plant converts animal waste into energy and products
  • 02-10-10New reference guide to help market Florida beef cattle seedstock
  • 01-25-10Executive Order extended through February 1
  • 01-19-10Executive Order easing highway restrictions for ag haulers extended
  • 01-12-10Nursery operators arrested for citrus quarantine violations
  • 01-05-10Highway restrictions eased as growers rush to harvest crops

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