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USDA Approves Florida’s Plan for Hemp Production

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will oversee hemp production in the Sunshine State which can start on April 27.
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Nikki Fried Advises Farmers to Utilize New Flexibilities on Crop Insurance Due to Coronavirus

At the end of last week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) advised farmers to utilize new flexibilities for crop insurance announced by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA).

FDACS Advises Businesses, Consumers on Food Safety and Sanitizing for COVID-19

On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ (FDACS) Division of Food Safety provided guidance to Florida food establishments on best practices to reduce the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.
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FDACS Offers Tips to Avoid Credit Card Skimmers and Coronavirus When Pumping Gas

This week, Florida Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Affairs Mary Barzee Flores from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs (FDACS), had a media event to highlight National Consumer Protection Week and share tips on staying safe at the gas pump, from avoiding credit card skimmers to mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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FDACS Takes Action to Protect Miami-Dade County Lychee Trees

On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) announced the treatment of lychee trees in Miami-Dade County, the first of eight Florida counties undergoing eradication, for lychee erinose mite (LEM) to protect trees and crops from severe damage.
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