From the News Service of Florida: Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Friday his daughter is donating the entire $10,000 that a fertilizer paid to buy a cake she baked at an auction at the Polk County Youth Fair. An employee of the company, Mosaic Fertilizer, was authorized to spend company money bidding on auction items at the fair, but, according to a company spokesman, paid the unusually high price of $10,000 for Abigail Putnam
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