Florida Commisioner’s Spotlight: New EPA Water Rule

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On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about concerns regarding new EPA regulations that would give the federal government control over nearly every body of water in the US. Download Audio You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook and Twitter.

Ag in Review Ending the Week of June 27, 2014

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This is recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast featuring reports regarding the estate tax, proposed waters of the U.S. rule, and looking forward to seeing USDA’s numbers in Monday’s acreage report. To hear weekly reviews subscribe to our podcast: Alabama Florida Georgia

Senators Introduce Bill to Halt EPA Takeover of Water

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U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., joined 28 other senators in introducing legislation to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating nearly all private and state waters here in the U.S. Tyron Spearman has the details. Download Audio

Water Issues Concern Florida Ag Commissioner

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Many people are concerned with the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed Waters of the U.S. rule, which expands federal jurisdiction to all waters across the country. And that is a topic that Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam knows is important to all of agriculture in the state. Download Audio