FL Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried Highlights $ 522M in COVID-19 Crop Losses & Importance of Agriculture Aid

Based on figures reported by growers, total crop losses across the state through mid-April 2020 may exceed $ 522.5 million. Florida is the nation’s second-largest producer of seasonal specialty crops such as blueberries, strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and more.