Posts Tagged ‘Adam Putnam’

  • Commissioner Adam H. Putnam to Host Media Availability on Florida Wildfires

    Apr 20, 17 • 171 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Adam H. Putnam to Host Media Availability on Florida Wildfires

      TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Nearly 80,000 acres within state fire jurisdiction have burned due to wildfires in 2017, a more than fourfold increase from the same timeframe in 2016. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and State Forester Jim Karels...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Tips for Safe Christmas Tree Disposal

    Dec 27, 16 • 824 Views • Government, Holiday, Homepage SliderComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam Provides Tips for Safe Christmas Tree Disposal

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages Floridians to dispose of Christmas trees safely. Dry limbs and needles from discarded Christmas trees can become an ignition source for fire if not properly cleared away from homes and natural...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Expands Concealed Weapon License Partnership to 46th Location

    Dec 9, 16 • 487 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam Expands Concealed Weapon License Partnership to 46th Location

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that, with the addition of Okaloosa County’s second location, Florida residents can now apply for or renew concealed weapon licenses at 46 tax collector offices in 41 counties. In 2014,...

  • Commissioner Adam H. Putnam’s Statement Supporting State Law Enforcement Pay Raises

    Dec 1, 16 • 372 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Adam H. Putnam’s Statement Supporting State Law Enforcement Pay Raises

    In support of Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal to give state law enforcement officers 5 percent pay raises, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued the following statement: “Florida’s law enforcement officers put it all on the line for us, and I...

  • Sep 9, 16 • 578 Views • FDACSComments Off on

    MIAMI, Fla.–Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that more than 164,000 giant African land snails (GALS) have been eliminated in Florida since the invasive snail was discovered in Miami-Dade County in 2011. In addition to...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam and VISIT FLORIDA Promote Florida Agritourism

    Jul 27, 16 • 1366 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam and VISIT FLORIDA Promote Florida Agritourism

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and VISIT FLORIDA today announced a joint effort to highlight Florida’s growing agritourism industry by adding an agritourism feature to VISIT FLORIDA’s Attractions Finder online tool, which...

  • Kissimmee Man Arrested for $15,000 Timeshare Telemarketing Scam

    Jul 25, 16 • 477 Views • FDACSComments Off on Kissimmee Man Arrested for $15,000 Timeshare Telemarketing Scam

      TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement arrested George Anthony Negron, Jr., 33, of Kissimmee for...

  • Commissioner Adam H. Putnam Expands Concealed Weapon License Partnership to Monroe County Tax Collector

    May 20, 16 • 742 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Adam H. Putnam Expands Concealed Weapon License Partnership to Monroe County Tax Collector

    KEY LARGO, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that local residents can apply for or renew state concealed weapon licenses at the Monroe County Tax Collector’s Key Largo location beginning Friday, May 20. Monroe...

  • Commissioner Putnam Urges Citizens and Visitors to Report Wildfire Arson During National Arson Awareness Week

    May 4, 16 • 555 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on Commissioner Putnam Urges Citizens and Visitors to Report Wildfire Arson During National Arson Awareness Week

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service are asking residents to report suspicious wildfire activity during National Arson Awareness Week, May 1-7. This year’s national arson awareness theme is...

  • Commissioner Putnam Highlights Florida’s Forest Owners During National Arbor Day

    Apr 29, 16 • 702 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Putnam Highlights Florida’s Forest Owners During National Arbor Day

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In honor of National Arbor Day, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam celebrates Florida’s forest owners for their commitment to healthy forests and water resources. In a recent survey conducted by the Florida Forest...