There are six bond requirements in Florida that are agriculture-related, which are managed by several counties and a few different state departments, including the Commissioner of Agriculture, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Whether you're an agricultural product dealer, a game/hunting and fishing agent, or anything in between, Jet can help you get the bond you need to start or continue work.
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Dealers of agricultural products within the state of Florida have a surety bond requirement, enforced by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
A citrus dealer will need to file a Citrus Fruit Dealer’s Bond. Other surety bonds for citrus dealers include the Citrus Excise Assessments Bond and Citrus Inspection Fees Bond.
Manufacturers, importers, agents, and sellers of commercial feed and/or fertilizer must be licensed and hold a $1,000 Feed Dealer’s Bond, a $1,000 Fertilizer Dealer’s Bond, or both, depending on the product being dealt.
A surety bond is a requirement for sports retailers, bait-and-tackle shops, or other third parties authorized to issue hunting, game, and/or fishing licenses in Florida.
To receive a permit for planting a non-native species in Florida, a Non-Native Species Planting Bond is mandated by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission requires anyone exhibiting venomous reptiles to hold either a surety bond or letter of credit, or post cash, check, or money order in the amount of $10,000.