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Help for Florida Farmers Advancing in Senate

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Industry News Release, Legislative, Livestock

Farmers and other parts of Florida’s agriculture industry could receive about $75 million in post-Hurricane Irma assistance from the state next year under a measure moving forward in the Senate. The Senate Finance and Tax Appropriations Subcommittee on Tuesday unanimously backed the proposal (SB 1608) by Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring. The proposal, in part, would reduce property assessments …

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Agri View: Texas Storm Losses

Dan Agri View, Cattle, Cotton, Weather

Everett Griner talks about Texas storm losses in today’s Agri View.  It takes time to calculate total losses from where natural disasters strike. Like Hurricane Harvey which struck the Texas area and the Gulf coast back in September. Everett tells us some of the losses suffered by the cotton farmers, livestock farmers, including hay losses. Officials are still adding to …