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Statewide Farmworker Advisory Council, Farmworker Appreciation Day Announced by Florida Commissioner Nikki Fried

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(Miami, Fla./June 29, 2021) — Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced the creation of Florida’s first Farmworker Advisory Council under the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Florida’s previous statewide farmworker advisory council, first established in 1979 under Governor Bob Graham, was later disbanded leaving farmworkers without a voice before the Florida Cabinet. In a proclamation, Commissioner Fried also recognized June 29, 2021, as Farmworker Appreciation Day in the …

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New Florida Ag Commissioner to Be Sworn in Tuesday

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Florida Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried, along with Governor-elect Ron DeSantis, returning Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Attorney General-elect Ashley Moody, will all be formally sworn into their jobs during a ceremony at 11 a.m. Tuesday on the steps of the Old Capitol in Tallahassee. According to a story from the News Service of Florida (NSF), various activities will be …