Caldwell Knows Importance of Florida Agriculture

Dan Florida

When the August primaries were over, it left Republican candidate Matt Caldwell and Democratic candidate Nikki Fried left to battle it out for Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture. During the annual Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association Conference this week, Caldwell talked with AgNet Media’s Josh McGill about his campaign. Caldwell Knows Importance of Florida Agriculture

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Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association Appoints Joyner as New President

Dan Florida, Fruits, Industry News Release, Vegetables

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association Chairman Paul R. Orsenigo announced today that Mike Joyner has been named as the organization’s new president effective Oct. 15. Joyner’s experience in agricultural and environmental issues runs deep. Most recently, he served as assistant commissioner of agriculture and chief of staff for Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, helping to lead the state Department of Agriculture …


FFVA Statement on U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release, Trade, Vegetables

Mike Stuart, president of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, issued the following statement regarding a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico: President Trump announced today that the United States and Mexico have reached agreement on a new trade pact that does not include a specific trade remedy for specialty crop producers in the Southeast. This is not …