Charlie Crist has been a politician of some sort for decades in Florida and will show no limits to what he’ll do do get elected. This is most exemplified that this political chameleon will change his colors a number of times–Republican-Independent-Democratic–just to find a way to weasel his way inContinue Reading

While governors from California (826 monkeypox cases), New York (1666 cases) and Illinois (547 cases) have all issued declarations of public health emergency due to the current monkeypox outbreak, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came out against what these states are doing and it appears he will not follow suit. “IContinue Reading

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is now challenging Ron DeSantis in 2022 and is making headlines for her stance and statements against oil drilling. This week Fried wrote to leaders of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service (NPS) urging rejection of TrendContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is encouraging Florida’s horse community to be vigilant of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), a serious viral disease that can affect horses, birds, and humans and cause neurological injury and death. FDACS officials recently confirmed the state’s ninth equine case of EEE this year, in a yearling StandardbredContinue Reading

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is urging farmers to participate in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) study on the pandemic’s impact on agriculture and aquaculture businesses. The study will help inform government decisions on disaster relief and recovery. “This unprecedented pandemic is taking a tollContinue Reading

Official explained firefighters in the Florida Panhandle have been battling wildfires that forced some 1,600 people to evacuate from their homes, and a stretch of Interstate 10 remained closed in both directions Thursday afternoon due to smoke. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said in a news conference Thursday afternoon that fireContinue Reading