Florida Department Of Agriculture

USDA Predicts Drop In Citrus Production This YearThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is predicting a drop in citrus production for this year.
Rare & Dangerous Parasite Found In South Florida SnailsThe battle to get rid of the invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails is gaining new importance after a new study found a rare parasite in the snails, and three other non-native species of snails, can cause serious health problems in humans and animals.
Florida Company Fined Thousands For Tainted Horse FeedThe state of Florida has fined a company thousands of dollars in connection to tainted feed that poisoned 22 horses at a Florida equestrian center.
State Investigators: Hollywood Man Sold Sick Puppies NationwideThe Florida Department of Agriculture is accusing a Hollywood man of selling sick bulldog puppies to more than a dozen people nationwide in a scheme that the state says netted the man more than $20,000.
First Giant African Land Snails Found In Broward Countyhe battle to get rid of invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails just got a little harder after the disease-carrying, stucco-eating mollusk was located for the first time in Broward County.
Miami-Dade Must Be Vigilant In Fight Against Giant African Land SnailsThe battle to rid South Florida of the Giant African Land Snail is going well but not well enough.
Giant African Land Snails Are Giant Issue In Miami-DadeThe Giant African Land Snail has become a giant issue in South Florida which has already led to snail-sniffing dogs and teams of people trying to capture the invasive species.
Black Labs Graduate Giant African Snail Sniffing SchoolA couple of new defenses against the Giant African Land Snails that have taken over parts of Miami will be sniffing out the invasive creatures.
Fresh Is Best, Buy Florida Produce & SeafoodNo one would dispute that when it comes to food fresh is best. Florida's Agriculture Dept. says when planning your shopping you should keep the state's produce and seafood in mind.
More Than 78,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.It’s been a year since the Giant African Land Snail began its invasion of South Florida. Since that time, more than 77,000 snails have been collected on 340 properties in Miami-Dade County.
State Moves To Eradicate New Termite ThreatA tiny terror which could destroy your home or business has been found in one Broward city and now the state has launched an offensive to get rid of them before they spread.
More Than 40,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.The Giant African Land Snail may not sound like a rapidly growing problem. But state officials have been trying to fight the invasion since September of last year.
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