Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried eyes sugar cane field burns

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    TALLAHASSEE — Florida is setting up an advanced training program for people who oversee prescribed burns, with an emphasis on burns in sugar cane fields, in an effort to reduce smoke in surrounding communities.The state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services also Tuesday announced new boundary lines in the Everglades Agricultural Area to further separate growing inland communities around Lake Okeechobee from the potential impacts of burning cane fields.In a […]

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