The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is a state agency whose mission is:

To safeguard the public and support Florida's agricultural economy by:

Ensuring the safety and wholesomeness of food and other consumer products through inspection and testing programs;

Protecting consumers from unfair and deceptive business practices and providing consumer information;

Assisting Florida's farmers and agricultural industries with the production and promotion of agricultural products; and

Conserving and protecting the state's agricultural and natural resources by reducing wildfires, promoting environmentally safe agricultural practices, and managing public lands

FDACS is committed to preserving our natural resources and assisting producers. They are a solid partner with FAWN and are closely involved with the development of management tools to help preserve resources and improve production efficiencies. Visit FDACS at the web site above to learn more the agency. For specific interests, explore the various departments pages listed below.

FDACS is a key partner with FAWN, we thank them for the advice and financial support. Without their commitment to assist FAWN in providing data and management tools, FAWN would be extremely limited in it's ability to develop and deliver programs.

Office of Agricultural Water Policy (OAWP) -

Department of Forestry -