Ag News From Tallahassee – Legislature In Progress

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

FFBF's Ben Parks in Tallahassee In these reports, an overview of some of the ag news headlines in Tallahassee in recent days. In this first report, Florida Farm Bureau’s Ben Parks helps set the record straight on benefits of tax certain tax exemptions to the state.
In this report, comments on why lawmakers are on pretty much on hold on budget matters until state revenue estimates are in this Friday. Also a mention of proposed university tuition increases and why, if passed, they will not mean much for agriculture research or extension.
This next report focuses on agriculture permitting and efforts by some lawmakers to streamline the process for obtaining permits, AND the fees associated with them.
And this final report aired early this week on the network, has more headlines of agriculture interest from Tallahassee.