Winner of 2024 Florida Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Announced

Dan Environment, Florida, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has announced the 2024 winner of the Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award. Costa Farms of Miami, one of the largest commercial plant growers in the U.S. is this year’s winner. The award has been presented annually since 1994 and spotlights environmentally innovative growers and ranchers who share a commitment to protecting and preserving Florida’s resources while producing …

Seeking Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Nominations

Dan Citrus, Conservation, Environment, Pollinators, Soil

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has opened the nomination period for the 2022 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award. Nominations must be submitted to FDACS by April 15, 2022. Get the nomination form here. “Through work in soil and conservation, pesticide and nutrient management, wildlife habitat conservation, and so much more … significant environmental contributions are the backbone of Florida’s thriving agriculture …

FDACS Seeking Nominations for Ag Environmental Leadership Award

Dan Florida

It was announced this week that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has opened the nomination period for the 2022 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said, “Through work in soil and conservation, pesticide and nutrient management, wildlife habitat conservation, and so much more, these significant environmental contributions are the backbone of Florida’s thriving agriculture industry, making a …

Commissioner Nikki Fried Announces 2021 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Winners

Dan Environment, Florida

(Tallahassee, Fla./June 23, 2021) — Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced winners for the 2021 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award. Award recipients come from different parts of Florida’s agricultural industry, but they all share a commitment to protecting and preserving Florida’s resources while producing commodities that keep our food supply and economy strong. “Two-thirds of Florida’s land is connected to agriculture– …

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Putnam Announces Winners of 2018 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced the recipients of the Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award, which recognizes the environmentally innovative farming techniques of Florida’s farmers and ranchers. This year’s recipients are: Jim Strickland of Blackbeards’ Ranch in Manatee County, Chuck Allison of Wild Goose Farms in Umatilla, and James Shinn of Shinn Groves/ Tree O’Groves in Lake Alfred. Florida’s …