Tag Archives: Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Alachua County Environmental Protection Director Addresses Lake Levels, Sinkholes and Water Usage

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:23 am

Despite recent rainfall, Florida is still in desperate need of water to help fill area lakes and more importantly the Floridan aquifer.

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’800-pound man in a speedo,’ sharks, and more make inspection work unique for Florida’s agricultural law officers

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm

This isn’t an ordinary day job. The shifts are 12 hours. The office is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. And water cooler talk centers around encounters with swarms of honeybees, famous Clydesdales and Santa’s reindeer.

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School nutrition changes

By on August 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 6, 2012 at 2:37 pm

By Robert Lopez WUFT-FM In the first overhaul of school nutrition in 15 years, all schools around the country must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new school food rules this school year.  Florida schools have dealt with [...]

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