Crop Protection Product Fee Increases Could Hurt Florida Farmers

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

If you’re a farmer or in the crop protection product industry in Florida, you will want to hear these reports featuring Florida Fertilizer and Agri-Chemical Association Executive Mary Hartney. She explains how the state legislature this year singled out food crop protection products for another doubling of registration fees that may make it more difficult for some companies to justify registering some products that are exclusively needed here in Florida. One ag chemical company representative told us “it’s like we’re all walking around with targets on our backs!”