Commissioner Putnam marks two-year Anniversary of Giant African Land Snail Eradication Program

August 29, 2013

Commissioner with Snail

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam shows the media a giant African land snail shell at a press conference marking the approaching two-year anniversary of the discovery of the snails in Miami-Dade. A joint state/federal eradication program is targeting the snails, which are one of the world’s most damaging crop pests.


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