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- Handbook of Florida Agricultural Laws: Abbreviations
- Fischer, Joseph
- Place of Publication:
- Gainesville, Fla.
- University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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- Fact Sheet
- Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
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- General Note:
- "First published: November 1999."
- General Note:
- "FRE 275"
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- University of Florida Institutional Repository
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- University of Florida
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- This document is copyrighted by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) for the people of the State of Florida. UF/IFAS retains all rights under all conventions, but permits free reproduction by all agents and offices of the Cooperative Extension Service and the people of the State of Florida. Permission is granted to others to use these materials in part or in full for educational purposes, provided that full credit is given to the UF/IFAS, citing the publication, its source, and date of publication.
1.This document is FRE 275, one of a series of fact sheets of the Food and Resource Economics Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. This information is included in the Handb ook of Florida Agricultural Laws, Circular 1224. First published: November 1999. Please visit the EDIS Web site at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu 2. Joseph Fischer is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law. Michael T. Olexa professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics, and director, UF/IFAS Agricultural Law Center. Aaron Leviten student, University of Florida College of Law. Laura Minton, student, University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Azim Saju is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law. Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611. This publication is designed to provide accurate, current and authoritative information on the subject. However, since the laws administrative rulings, and court decisions of which it is based are subj ect to constant revision, portions of this publication could become outdated at any time. This publication is distributed with the understanding that the authors are not engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice, and the information contain ed herein should not be regarded, or relied upon, as a substitute for professional advice. For these reasons, the util ization of these materials by any person constitutes an agreement to hold harmless the authors, the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the University of Florida for any liability, claims, damages, or e xpenses that may be incurred by any person as a result of reference to or reliance on the information contained in this fact sheet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ee Table 1. Abbreviations Full name w/Abbreviated Department or DivisionReference Number in Appendix B (FRE 276) DACS Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 1 (Department) CCEP Citrus Canker Eradication 9 TFAC Tropical Fruit Advisory Council (DACS) 21 ANL Division of Animal Industry (DACS) 2 BDL Bureau of Diagnostic Laboratories 4,5 DPI Division of Plant Industry 8 API Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection (DACS) 10 DAR Division of Dairy Industry (DACS) 19 DAES Division of Agricultural Environmental Services (DACS) 16 BCM Bureau of Compliance Monitoring (DACS) 31, 17 (c) BFSF Bureau of Feed, Seed, and Fertilizer Laboratory (DACS) 17 (a) BOF Bureau of Pesticides (DACS) 17 (b)
3DJH +DQGERRNRI)ORULGD$JULFXOWXUDO/DZV$EEUHYLDWLRQVAbbreviations Full name w/Abbreviated Department or DivisionReference Number in Appendix B (FRE 276))HEUXDU\Under Division of Marketing and Development BSA Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture (DACS)7 (a) BOLB Bureau of Licensing and Bonding 7 (b) Under Office of Agricultural Water Policy BSWC Bureau of Soil and Water Conservation (DACS) 18 DFS Division of Food Safety (DACS) 12 FMI Bureau of Food and Meat Inspection, in Division of Food Safety 13 (DACS) FAV Division of Fruit and Vegetables (DACS) 20 FOR Division of Forestry (DACS) 22 FDCFS Florida Department of Children and Family Services (or contact local 34 DCFS) CHD County Dept. of Children and Family Services (Health Dept) 25 CAO County Appraisers Office 24 CIT Department of Citrus (Department) 23 DEP Florida Department of Environmental Protection 27 DMR Division of Marine Resources (DEP) 28, 29 APL Agriculture Programs (Dept. of Labor and Employment Services) 38 FLCC Bureau of Compliance, Child Labor Section (DLES) 37 FLCF Bureau of Compliance, Farm Labor Section (DLES) 36 EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 39 GFC Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission 33 GFWC Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission, Division of Wildlife 33 LJB Local Jobs and Benefits Office 26 USDA United States Department of Agriculture 40 WMD Water Management Districts 32