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 …

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Update for Producers Impacted by Freezing Temperatures Provided by Florida Ag Commissioner

Dan Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Weather

Emergency Order Issued as Assessments Continue (Tallahassee, FL/February 4, 2022/FDACS) — The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) had staff in the fields as producers continue to assess damages caused by recent freezing temperatures and work to salvage impacted produce. On Thursday, the Florida Department of Transportation issued an emergency order helping farmers impacted by freezing temperatures to move as …


Commissioner Nikki Fried and FDACS Announce New Appointment to Florida State Fair Authority Board

Dan Florida

(Tallahassee, FL/January 18, 2022) — Today, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) announced the appointment of Thaddeus Bullard, aka WWE Global Ambassador Titus O’Neil, to the Board of Directors of the Florida State Fair Authority. Bullard’s term begins January 6, 2022 and ends May 29, 2025. Bullard is a philanthropist, author, athlete, and global entertainer. He graduated from the University of …

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Florida Beef Campaign through FDACS

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

With the holiday season here, the Florida Beef Council (FBC) is involved in a digital campaign with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). FBC Director of Education & Promotion, DeAnne Maples, says this involves funding they are able to utilize to market beef for the holidays. For more information about this beef campaign, thanks to funding from FDACS, contact the Florida Beef Council in Kissimmee.