Posts Tagged ‘Commissioner Adam Putnam’

  • Commissioner Putnam Announces 2017 Agriculture Hall of Fame Honorees

    Oct 12, 16 • 1212 Views • Awards & Recognition, FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Putnam Announces 2017 Agriculture Hall of Fame Honorees

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Foundation announced today four honorees who will be inducted into the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2017. These individuals have made outstanding contributions to...

  • Statement by Commissioner Adam Putnam on Historically Low Citrus Crop Forecast

    Oct 12, 16 • 627 Views • FDACSComments Off on Statement by Commissioner Adam Putnam on Historically Low Citrus Crop Forecast

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its first citrus crop forecast for the 2016-2017 season: “Although not unexpected, today’s initial citrus crop...

  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Recovers More Than $200,000 for Floridians in September

    Oct 5, 16 • 376 Views • FDACSComments Off on Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Recovers More Than $200,000 for Floridians in September

    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recovered more than $200,000 for Florida consumers during the month of September. Last year, the department recovered nearly $3 million for Florida consumers from moving companies, vehicle repair...

  • Commissioner Putnam Cancels Stop in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

    Oct 4, 16 • 430 Views • FDACS, Hurricane Preparedness, WeatherComments Off on Commissioner Putnam Cancels Stop in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

    Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam’s planned visit to Marathon, Fla. to meet with key stakeholders regarding the recent detection of the screwworm has been cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew. The meeting with leaders who will assist in the response...

  • Commissioner Adam Putnam Highlights National Farm to School Month in Florida

    Oct 3, 16 • 394 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Adam Putnam Highlights National Farm to School Month in Florida

    To celebrate National Farm to School Month this month, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages students and families to take full advantage of the locally grown fruits and vegetables served in Florida’s school cafeterias. The Florida...

  • Commissioner Putnam and VISIT FLORIDA Promote Florida Seafood Festivals

    Sep 28, 16 • 755 Views • FDACSComments Off on Commissioner Putnam and VISIT FLORIDA Promote Florida Seafood Festivals

    In recognition of National Seafood Month in October, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services partnered with VISIT FLORIDA to promote the seafood festivals throughout...

  • Member of Florida Forest Service Receives Natural Resource Manager of the Year Award

    Sep 20, 16 • 420 Views • Awards & Recognition, FDACSComments Off on Member of Florida Forest Service Receives Natural Resource Manager of the Year Award

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam presented David Smith of the Florida Forest Service with the Resource Manager of the Year award during today’s meeting of the Governor and Cabinet for his exemplary contributions to Florida’s natural...

  • Statement by Commissioner Putnam on U.S. House Panel Passing Bill to Support Struggling Florida Citrus Growers

    Sep 14, 16 • 516 Views • FDACS, Government, LegislationComments Off on Statement by Commissioner Putnam on U.S. House Panel Passing Bill to Support Struggling Florida Citrus Growers

    Following the announcement that the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee passed the Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act, introduced by U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan of Florida to support Florida citrus growers struggling from the impacts of citrus greening,...

  • Sep 9, 16 • 894 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...

  • Joint Effort Seizes $16.3 Million Worth of Illegal Marijuana

    Aug 31, 16 • 546 Views • FDACSComments Off on Joint Effort Seizes $16.3 Million Worth of Illegal Marijuana

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced the completion of the annual Domestic Marijuana Eradication Aerial Spotter school, which resulted in the discovery of more than 75 outdoor grow sites and the eradication...