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Ron DeSantis Approves 10 Land and Conservation Easement Acquisitions Totaling More Than 17,000 Acres

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet approved 10 land and conservation easement acquisitions to protect Florida’s natural environment. The properties, totaling more than 17,000 acres, will be managed and monitored by the...

Joe Biden Names Lakeisha Hood to be Director for Rural Development in Florida and...

President Joe Biden has selected Lakeisha Hood to be the State Director for Rural Development in Florida and U.S. Virgin Islands. Hood was one of eight Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Directors and three...

Angela TenBroeck Named Florida’s Woman of the Year in Agriculture

Last week, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) announced Angela TenBroeck as the 2021 Woman of the Year in Agriculture. The “Woman of the Year in Agriculture”...

Nikki Fried, FDACS Announce Launch of Field Portion of Aquaculture Education Program

This week, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Division of Aquaculture launched the field portion of its newest aquaculture education program. Students from the Conservation Corps of...
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Nikki Fried Warns that Phosphogypsum Stacks, Including Piney Point, Threaten Florida’s Waters

Last week, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) provided formal public comment at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s public meeting on the draft Underground...

Nikki Fried, FDACS Launch Effort to Increase Aquaculture Workforce Training, Literacy in Franklin County

Last week, state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Division of Aquaculture announced a new program providing teaching to high school students in Franklin County about...
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Ashley Moody Showcases Resources Available to Service Members During Military Consumer Protection Month

The release comes as the nation recognizes National Military Consumer Protection Month. The guide is full of information about common scams targeting military members, veterans and their families.
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Ashley Moody Warns About Surfside Building Collapse Scams

While no charity fraud complaints have been filed with the Attorney General's Office at this time, Moody offered a reminder to anyone donating to the victims of the Surfside building collapse to remain alert and on guard against scammers looking to exploit this disaster for personal gain.
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Nikki Fried Announces Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award Winners

The Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award recognizes agricultural producers who demonstrate leadership in developing and implementing innovative techniques to safeguard the environment and conserve natural resources.

Nikki Fried, FTC Warn Floridians of Rental Car Scams

With rental car availability at an all-time low, prices are sky-high. If consumers suddenly find an available car at a cheap price, it may be a scammer looking to cash in on the rental shortage. Scammers are posing as rental car companies, setting up their own websites, and advertising fake customer service phone numbers, all to convince travelers they’re legit. Then, they’re asking people to pre-pay for the rental — with a gift card or prepaid debit card.
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FDACS: ‘Floridians May Expect Some Fuel Pricing and Sales Issues in the Coming Days’

These issues include the recently-reported cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline serving North Florida, fuel terminal issues in the Pensacola area and shortages of fuel truck driver availability.

Nikki Fried Asks Ron DeSantis to Lower Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Alcee Hastings

According to the Executive Office of the Governor’s flag protocol, the flag is to be lowered primarily for federal officials including the President, Vice President, Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, Speaker of the U.S. House, members of Congress from Florida, prominent State of Florida officials, and Florida law enforcement officers, firefighters, and members of the Armed Forces from Florida who have died in the line of duty.
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