The Florida Forest Service is urging Floridians to exercise caution as record high temperatures and dry conditions are expected to continue throughout the state, elevating the fire danger level.
Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried announced a newly-created Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, which will collaborate with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to help improve the state’s medical marijuana policies.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released a new mini-documentary video entitled “America’s Forgotten Disaster,” highlighting the destruction and consequences of Hurricane Michael, with a focus on forestry and timber.
Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried announced her appointment of Holly Bell as the Director of Cannabis. Bell’s selection comes after a national search and interviews with multiple finalists for the position.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a $200 million award to 57 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program to help the nation’s agriculture community identify and access new export markets.
Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried and the Florida Forest Service are highlighting prescribed fire and its role in public safety and maintaining the health of Florida’s agriculture and natural lands during Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, January 27 through February 2.
Today, Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried announced important personnel policy revisions for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.