Florida Ag Groups Praise Bipartisan Filing of Petition to Combat Unfair Trade Practices

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Florida’s specialty crop organizations praised the bipartisan filing of petition to combat unfair trade practices. Mike Joyner, president of the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, was among those praising the congressional leaders that were part of the petition. “For too long, specialty crop growers across the U.S. have faced the devastating effects of unfair imports from Mexico,” said Joyner. “The …

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Commissioner Putnam Urges Department of Commerce to Investigate Mexico’s Unfair Trade Practices

Dan Cooper Industry News Release, Trade

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam sent a letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross emphasizing the need for fair trade, as Mexican imports have negatively affected Florida agriculture. He asked the Department of Commerce to initiate an investigation into Mexico’s unfair trade practices. “I believe that Florida produces the highest quality agricultural commodities in the world and …