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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
USDA/APHIS Veterinary Services

MISSION STATEMENT:


"Protecting American agriculture" is the basic charge of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). APHIS provides leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants. The agency improves agricultural productivity and competitiveness and contributes to the national economy and the public health.


SART REPRESENTATIVES:


Kathleen Hartman
1408 24th Street, SE
Ruskin, FL 33570
813 671-5230 EXT:119 , Fax 813-671-5234
kathleen.h.hartman@aphis.usda.gov

Suzan Loerzel

Gainesville, FL 32606
816 832-6556
suzan.m.loerzel@aphis.usda.gov


ADDITIONAL AGENCY INFORMATION:


Hartman address/contact info:

Kathleen H. Hartman, MS, DVM, PHD
1408 24th Street, SE
Ruskin, FL 33570
813-671-5230 x 119
813-671-5234 (fax)
813-477-7019 (cell)
Kathleen.h.hartman@aphis.usda.gov

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