Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Florida growers affected by Hurricane Idalia to receive assistance

Florida has launched two agricultural disaster recovery programs with more than $112 million in funding for farmers, ranchers and growers affected by Hurricane Idalia. Idalia came ashore at Keaton Beach in Taylor County in Florida's... more »

Women sought for Florida Woman of the Year in Agriculture Award

The nomination process is open for the Florida’s Woman of the Year in Agriculture Award. The yearly award recognizes the achievements of women who have made outstanding contributions to Florida agriculture, according to a news... more »

New report estimates Hurricane Ian damage

Hurricane Ian caused up to $1.8 billion in losses to Florida agriculture production and infrastructure, according to an Oct. 24 report from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). While the damage estimate... more »

Florida Ag Commissioner requests federal help for Hurricane Ian damage

While damage is being assessed, Hurricane Ian harmed growers and agricultural operations on more than 4 million acres of Florida farmland and cause 100 percent damaged on some farm operations. The Florida Department of Agriculture... more »

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