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Putnam Supports 2017 National Trade Policy Agenda

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Trade

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam sent a letter to the House Committee on Ways and Means, voicing his support of the 2017 National Trade Policy Agenda. This agenda will help create a more even playing field for America’s farmers, ranchers and businesses. The following is an excerpt from the letter: “I applaud the Trump Administration’s National Trade Policy …

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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: FRESH! Recipe – Shrimp and Sweet Pepper Stir-Fry

Dan FL Commissioner Report, Florida

On this week’s Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam is joined by Executive Chef Justin Timineri to talk about a fresh new seafood stir-fry recipe using ingredients Fresh From Florida.   FRESH! Recipe – Florida Gulf Shrimp and Sweet Pepper Stir-Fry Ingredients: 1 pound Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined3 Florida bell peppers, assorted colors, sliced1 tablespoon Florida …

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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: FRESH! Recipe – Balsamic Watermelon

Dan FL Commissioner Report, Florida, Fruits

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam is joined by Executive Chef Justin Timineri to talk about a tasty new way to enjoy watermelon, Fresh From Florida! Ingredients: Watermelon Slices 6-12 slices of fresh Florida watermelon 4-6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled Mint Oil 1/2 cup olive oil 20-25 fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons fresh parsley Sea …

Putnam on Today’s Updated Citrus Crop Forecast

Dan Citrus, Industry News Release

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its updated citrus crop forecast for the 2016-2017 season: “Because of citrus greening, production of our state’s signature crop is down 70 percent from 20 years ago. The future of Florida citrus, and the tens of thousands of jobs it supports, …