Florida Department of Agriculture

Type: Organization
Name: Florida Department of Agriculture
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Giant African land snails aresetting up home in Broward

Giant African land snails are  setting up home in BrowardGiant African snail found in Davie.(Courtesy, James Crum/Sept. 8, 2014)By Staff writerThe enormous mollusks, which can reach a length of eight inches,  carry a parasite that can cause meningitis, ... [Published Westside Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Save on appliances, WaterSense products during Florida's final sales tax holiday

Go green and save green when Florida’s first-ever tax holiday for Energy Star and WaterSense products kicks off Friday through Sunday.In Broward and Palm Beach County, consumers can pocket 6 percent sales tax and score extra savings during retail sales ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

I-Drive businesses discuss medical marijuana

. -Dozens of International Drive business owners gathered in Orlando on Tuesday to discuss a proposed amendment to the Florida constitution that would legalize medicinal marijuana.The workshop, hosted by Harris Rosen and the Drug Free Florida Committee ... [Published Click Orlando - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Literature and agriculture comes alive at Miami Family Expo

Popular South Florida author Brad Meltzer figured he might have a hard time following a colorful, musical stage performance aimed at kids Saturday at The Children’s Trust Family Expo.Moments after entertainers brought the worlds of kid literature alight ... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Northside families receive free food from local organization

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —A local group gave away about 60,000 pounds of free, nutritious food to area families Saturday.The Nourishment Network teamed up with Farm Share to distribute food at the Gateway Town Center on the Northside.Latest News Headlines ... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Are gas stations ready for next hurricane?

. -It's been 10 years since a six-week assault on the state from four hurricanes which caused problems with the ability for Floridians to get gas at fuel stations.The state vowed to make sure it wouldn't happen again, but was the promise kept as Florida ... [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Opinion: Giant snail invasion scarier than hurricanes

Who’s afraid of a hurricane when South Florida is being invaded by 50-foot Giant Santeria Snails?Who’s afraid of a hurricane when South Florida is being invaded by 50-foot Giant Santeria Snails?OK, they may not be that big. But they're huge by most snail ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Snail, Hurricane, Santeria
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Food distribution to be held Saturday

-On Saturday, September 13, Nourishment Network and its nonprofit partner Farm Share will bring approximately 60,000 pounds of free, nutritious food directly into a Northside Jacksonville community that is identified as among Florida’s worst food deserts ... [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

More giant African land snails caught

About 50 giant African land snails were caught Wednesday in Davie, as the Florida Department of Agriculture tried to contain an invasion of Broward County by the voracious, disease-carrying mollusks.Agriculture workers went to a house on 136th Avenue ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Innovative mapping tool helps identify food deserts

-Nonprofit organizations like Nourishment Network have dedicated their resources to solve the hunger problem in our community and throughout the state. However, accurately pinpointing the most food-insecure areas has been a challenge over the years and ... [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

St. Johns County houses mobile animal response unit

THE RECORDSt. Johns County has announced its partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Counsumer Services to house one of the Mini Mobile Animal Response Equipment (MARE) Units from the State Agricultural Response Team (SART).The Mini-MARE ... [Published St Augustine Herald - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

Read more: National, Agriculture, Science, African Snails, Giant African Land Snails, African Snails Imported Illegally, Invasive Species, African Land Snails Damage Buildings, African Land Snails Threaten Crops, African Land Snails Georgia Seller, Agriculture ... [Published WACH - Aug 29 2014]

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"If it passes here, I-Drive is going to go down," said Arie.  "Occupancies will drop.  Our attendance will drop.  Bottom line, jobs will go down."
"I am concerned for the health and well-being of our residents since the snail carries a harmful parasite that can cause meningitis," she said. "In addition, since Davie has so many nurseries, tree farms, and ornamental gardens, I am very concerned about protecting our agricultural interests...Please help to eradicate this dangerous snail and be on the lookout and report it."

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Giant African land snails aresetting up home in... [Published Westside Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
Offer to help time share scam victims just anot... [Published Morning Call - Sep 18 2014]
Save on appliances, WaterSense products during ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 17 2014]
Florida's Obamacare navigators handed $6.8M to ... [Published Florida Trend - Sep 17 2014]
I-Drive businesses discuss medical marijuana [Published Click Orlando - Sep 16 2014]
Literature and agriculture comes alive at Miami... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Northside families receive free food from local... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Sep 13 2014]
State claims progress in fight against giant sn... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 12 2014]
Are gas stations ready for next hurricane? [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 12 2014]
Opinion: Giant snail invasion scarier than hurr... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 12 2014]
Opinion: Giant snail invasion scarier than hur... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 12 2014]
Food distribution to be held Saturday [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 12 2014]
Giant African Land Snails invade Broward County [Published Local10.com - Sep 10 2014]
More giant African land snails caught [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 10 2014]
Giant African land snails found in Broward | Video [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 10 2014]
Giant African land snails found in Broward [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 09 2014]
USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 08 2014]
Interactive map plots hunger in Florida [Published Panama City News Herald - Sep 08 2014]
Innovative mapping tool helps identify food des... [Published News4Jax.com - Sep 06 2014]
State offers online tool to track food deserts,... [Published Florida Times-Union - Sep 05 2014]
Collision Repair and Auto Body Repair Fundamentals [Published Prlog - Sep 04 2014]
Love bugs season is almost amongst us [Published Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
St. Johns County houses mobile animal response ... [Published St Augustine Herald - Sep 02 2014]
Jacksonville builds compressed natural gas stat... [Published American Recycler - Aug 29 2014]
USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails [Published WACH - Aug 29 2014]
USDA seizes more than 1200 illegal giant snails [Published ONE News - Aug 29 2014]
Mission Inn to host Leadership Florida event [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Aug 25 2014]
State Forester Jim Karels Recognized by Florida... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 20 2014]
Firstl lady Ann Scott hands out baby journals [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Gallery: 10 invasive species [Published Boing Boing - Jun 18 2014]
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Six lionfish, which are native to the Indian Ocean, were accidentally released into the Caribbean in 1992 when an aquarium in southern Florida was destroyed by Hurricane Andrew. Lionfish have since been detected in at least 30 locations in the U.S. ...
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