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Commissioner Putnam Seeks Nominations for Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame

Dan Industry News Release

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced that the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the class of 2018. The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honors men and women who have made lasting contributions to Florida agriculture. More information, nomination forms and a list of past inductees are available at FloridaAgHallofFame.org. Nominations must be submitted by …

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: FRESH! Recipe – Snap Beans

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On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam is joined by Executive Chef Justin Timineri to talk about using what’s in season in his new Fresh! Recipe video: Snap Beans. You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Discover more by visiting FreshFromFlorida.com. Image courtesy of FreshFromFlorida.com.

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Putnam, Graham Gear Up for Governor’s Race

Dan Industry News Release

By Dara Kam and Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida Ending months of speculation, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam filed papers Monday to run for governor in 2018. The Republican’s entree into the race to succeed Gov. Rick Scott, forced to leave office next year because of term limits, was little more than a formality. Putnam, a former congressman …

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Backroom Briefing: Putnam No Fan of NAFTA

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Trade

by Jim Turner, News Service of Florida Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who may be getting closer to announcing a bid for governor, continued lambasting the North American Free Trade Agreement this week as President Donald Trump backed off, for now, on withdrawing the U.S. from the pact. Putnam’s office said Wednesday he has implored U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross …

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Commissioner Putnam Urges Department of Commerce to Investigate Mexico’s Unfair Trade Practices

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam sent a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross emphasizing the need for fair trade, as Mexican imports have negatively affected Florida agriculture. He asked the Department of Commerce to initiate an investigation into Mexico’s unfair trade practices. “I believe that Florida produces the highest quality agricultural commodities in the world and …

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Putnam Turns to Public for Help with Wildfires

Dan Florida, Forestry

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, while in Tallahassee this afternoon, is turning to the public for help with the state’s situation with the wildfires: “There are over 124,000 acres under active fire as of today, and we’re asking for the public’s help. If you’re riding down the road and see a fire starting, call 9-1-1. If you have information …

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: The Florida Agricultural Museum’s Family Farm Days

Dan FL Commissioner Report, Florida

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks about The Florida Agricultural Museum’s Family Farm Days being held Saturday, April 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The event will include guided tours that take guests through a pioneer homestead built in 1880, a rustic citrus complex and barns, horseback trail rides, and other dynamic exhibits. …

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: Healthier U.S. Schools Challenge

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On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks about the correlation between school performance and proper nutrition. Download Healthier U.S. Schools Challenge You can follow Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam on Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/adamputnam> , Twitter<https://twitter.com/adamputnam> and Instagram<https://instagram.com/adam.putnam/>.