Congressman Putnam Surveys FL Ag Freeze Damage 1st Hand

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General, Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Weather

Putnam discusses crop damage with Tampa TV ReporterEarly today Central Florida Congressman Adam Putnam surveyed a citrus grove and strawberry field and discussed last week’s freeze with Florida agricultural leaders. Putnam talks about freeze damage with Ken Keck, FL Dept of Citrus (left) and Mike Sparks, Florida Citrus Mutual (right) during Monday crop tourIn our interview with Putnam shortly after, he says it was a good opportunity to educate mainstream media in town for the Super Bowl about agriculture and how different crops can experience different damages depending on crop type, actual weather conditions and freeze mitigation efforts available at the farm. Hear part of our exclusive interview with Congressman Putnam in this report.