State Representative Matt Caldwell formally announced his candidacy for Agriculture Commissioner earlier this week, kicking off his campaign in his hometown of Fort Meyers at Sun Harvest Citrus, a citrus retail store.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have just put up for consideration what is one of the largest standalone disaster spending bill in recent years — an aid package set to the tune of $81 billion. Within the long list of line items, and of utmost importance to Florida farmers[…]
Tim McMillan, peanut farmer from Enigma, Ga., told a Congressional subcommittee that the peanut provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill with the Price Loss Coverage program should be maintained in next farm bill. Read more