Referendum on the Florida Peach Marketing Order

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will hold a referendum on the Florida Peach Marketing Order as requested by petition of members of the industry. Ballots will be sent to all known growers and first handlers of peaches east and south of the Suwannee River and will be available at all county Extension offices in this region on Jan. 5. All ballots must be received in Tallahassee no later than 4:30 p.m., Jan. 22. For more information or to request a ballot and copy of the proposed marketing order, contact Chris Denmark at 850-617-7341, Shayla Ivey at 850-617-7306 or your local county Extension office.