The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) joined the department’s “Fresh From Florida” membership program on behalf of its more than 800 members. The “Fresh From Florida” program promotes Florida products through a variety of programs and initiatives. This partnership represents the first time an association has joined the program, extending benefits to all its members.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today released the Office of Energy’s Annual Report for 2013. The department also issued the Analysis of the Economic Contribution of the 2013 Renewable Energy Tax Incentives, which summarizes the impact of the 2013 tax incentives on Florida’s economy and the jobs created as a result.
Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. District Court’s ruling in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) motion to modify the consent decree regarding numeric nutrient criteria for Florida’s waters.