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Florida Agricultural Damages due to Hurricane Irma Estimated $2.5 Billion

Citrus trees in Hendry County destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Credit: Gene McAvoy Source:  Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced on October 4, 2017 that the preliminary agricultural damages caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida total more than $ 2.5 billion. In an initial report released today, …

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State Looking for Landowners wanting to Permanently Preserve Agricultural Land

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced March 30, 2016 that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will invest $ 35 million toward the protection and preservation of working agricultural lands in Florida and invites agricultural land owners to apply to the conservation program. The Rural and Family Lands Protection Program, which …

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Douglas & Ronnie Walker Honored as Jefferson County Agricultural Innovators

Walker and Sons Farms was recognized as Agricultural Innovators in Jefferson County by Jed Dillard, Jefferson County Extension. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year …

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Jim Gerrell Honored as Wakulla County Agricultural Innovator

Jim Gerrell was recognized as an Agricultural Innovator by Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two organizations …

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Murphy, Newman, & Cooper Honored as Leon County Agricultural Innovators

David Newman (left), Hanah Newman (right) and Tyler Murphey (not pictured) were honored as Agricultural Innovators in Leon County by Molly Jameson, Leon COunty Extension (center). On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera …

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Robert Jackson Honored as Gadsden County Agricultural Innovator

Bob Jackson was recognized as an Agricultural Innovator in Gadsden County by Alex Bolques, FAMU Extension. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two …

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George Watkins Honored as Franklin County Agricultural Innovator

Erik Lovestrand, Franklin County Extension On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most …

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Larry & Susan White Honored as Bay County Agricultural Innovators

Larry and Susan White were recognized as Agricultural Innovators by Julie McConnell, Bay County Horticulture Extension Agent. Julie McConnell, Bay County Extension On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This …

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Steve & Seth Basford Honored as Jackson County Agricultural Innovators

Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director recognized the Basford Family as Agricultural Innovators in Jackson County. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two …

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Bill & Brenda Maphis Honored as Washington County Agricultural Innovators

Bill and Brenda Maphis were recognized as Agricultural Innovators by Matt Orwat, Washington County Extension Agent. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two …

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