By admin       2018-10-16

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam last week indicated at least 3 million acres of timber were damaged by the hurricane along with other commodities, including peanuts, cotton and tomatoes as well as dairy, poultry and aquaculture. Despite damage to trees, some of the lumber felled by the storm could potentially be salvaged to help in the rebuilding. It could take years for the industry to recover and renew lost trees. "We'll continue to do everything we can to help Florida agriculture recover from this catastrophic hurricane," Putnam said in a release

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