Adam Putnam

(Source: CBS4)

Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

08/29/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Invasive Insect Threatens Iconic Florida Citrus

Florida may not be able to own up to its popular nickname the ‘Orange State’ anymore.

08/24/2014

(Source: Florida PBA)

PBA Backs Crist, Cabinent Incumbents

The Florida Police Benevolent Association will back all three Republican Cabinet incumbents in the November elections, but will support Democrat Charlie Crist in the race for governor, the organization announced Monday.

CBS Miami–06/24/2014

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Center To Introduce New Citrus Varieties To Florida

Will Florida’s orange industry soon have some company?

CBS Miami–06/16/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Florida Agriculture Exports Up In 2013

Florida’s international agricultural exports are up, according to a report released Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Cabinet Could Back Plans For FPL’s Turkey Point Nuke Project

Miami-Dade’s Turkey Point may be getting two nuclear reactors in the future.

05/06/2014

Nearly everyone's heard of the Grapefruit Diet. Many believe eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice may block enzymes involved in fat and carbohydrate storage, and speed up the way our bodies burn fat, resulting in weight loss.  (AP)

Florida Grapefruit On Outback Menu In South Korea

“Fresh From Florida”-labeled red grapefruit will be on the spring and summer menu at South Korean locations of Tampa-based, Australian-themed Outback Steakhouse.

04/15/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Backs Hurricane-Tax Holiday

One of the sales-tax holidays backed by Gov. Rick Scott received Senate committee support Monday, but minor turbulence could be ahead as the measure travels through the Legislature.

02/03/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Pledges $130M To Everglades Restoration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pledged $130 million on Wednesday intended for Florida’s Everglades and South Florida waterways projects for the upcoming year.

01/22/2014

The USDA doesn’t officially offer any opinion about whether organic food is safer or more nutritious than non-organic food. It only says that organic standards have been met. This includes the companies that handle or process the foods before they get to the supermarket. That said, organic foods have lower levels of artificial pesticides, are not genetically modified, don’t have artificial hormones, and reduce your exposure to antibiotics.

Fl.’s Ag Commissioner To Congress: Pass A Farm Bill Or Put U.S. Food Supply At Risk

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam warned Congress that if they don’t approve a farm bill the nation’s food supply will be at serious risk.

12/10/2013

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