Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Commissioner Adam H. Putnam's email provides a weekly update on events and initiatives at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Commissioner Putnam recognizes the Operation Outdoor Freedom Program for providing wounded veterans outdoor recreational opportunities at no cost.
Commissioner Putnam discusses the agricultural damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
Commissioner Putnam meets with Monroe County recovery teams working around the clock to support individuals, businesses and communities impacted by Hurricane Irma.
Commissioner Putnam promises that the department will do everything it can to help support Florida's farmers, ranchers and growers impacted by Hurricane Irma.
Commissioner Putnam encourages Floridians to prepare now for Hurricane Irma.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Commissioner Putnam encourages Floridians to do their research prior to making charitable donations.
Commissioner Putnam talks about the importance of supporting Florida's small business leaders.
After taking part in the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's annual award ceremony, Commissioner Putnam expresses his appreciation for the service of Florida's law enforcement officers.
Commissioner Putnam discusses the department's efforts to support military members and veterans.
Commissioner Putnam invites Florida's Purple Heart recipients and their families to participate in a special Operation Outdoor Freedom event on Purple Heart Day.
Florida's crime rate is at a 46-year low. Commissioner Putnam expresses his appreciation for the work of the state's law enforcement officers.
Commissioner Putnam discusses his recent announcement that the department has expedited more than 82,000 Florida concealed weapon license applications for active military members and veterans since July 2015.
So far this year the department has found nearly 300 skimmers at Florida gas pumps, and Commissioner Putnam pledges to continue to crack down on skimmers and the criminals responsible.
Commissioner Putnam announces that 41 Florida Forest Service wildland firefighters are heading to battle blazes out West.
Commissioner Putnam applauds EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's proposal to repeal the Obama-era WOTUS final rule.
Commissioner Putnam invites Florida's wounded veterans to register for upcoming Operation Outdoor Freedom events, including a lobstering trip out of Fort Lauderdale, a scalloping trip out of Steinhatchee and a kayaking trip on the Chipola River.
Commissioner Putnam discusses the department's many programs to support and honor veterans.
Commissioner Putnam urges Floridians to prepare for hurricane season.
Commissioner Putnam announces that veterans will now receive credit for relevant military training and education when applying for many of the department's professional licenses.