2013 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Florida
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Dec/20/2014

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation199
Farm Operations - Number of Operations48,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated9,550,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )877,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )123,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )1,620,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )52,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2014 )6,200
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2013 )15,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head19,374
Milk - Production, Measured in $569,537,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb2,383,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
ORANGES
ORANGES429,200311.00 BOXES / ACRE7.43 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV1,340,422,000
ORANGES, PROCESSING128,152,000 BOXES7.27 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV1,259,567,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA238,300279.00 BOXES / ACRE11.33 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV753,159,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA, PROCESSING8.60 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV725,697,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL190,900351.00 BOXES / ACRE6.25 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV587,263,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, PROCESSING5.92 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV533,870,000
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET13.53 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV80,855,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, FRESH MARKET14.45 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV53,393,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA, FRESH MARKET12.05 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV27,462,000
ORANGES, PROCESSING, OTHER937,000 BOXES
ORANGES, UTILIZED6,013,000 TONS
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN1.51 GALLONS / BOX
ORANGES, PROCESSING, CHILLED79,247,000 BOXES
ORANGES, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN1.59 GALLONS / BOX47,968,000 BOXES
ORANGES, VALENCIA, UTILIZED2,993,000 TONS
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, UTILIZED67,100,000 BOXES
ORANGES, VALENCIA, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN1.69 GALLONS / BOX
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET1,870,000 CWT143.00 $ / CWT267,410,000
STRAWBERRIES8,5008,500220.00 CWT / ACRE1,870,000 CWT143.00 $ / CWT267,410,000
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL18,80017,800250.00 CWT / ACRE4,450,000 CWT46.00 $ / CWT204,700,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET26,00025,000310.00 CWT / ACRE7,750,000 CWT25.00 $ / CWT193,750,000
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET40,00037,20060.00 CWT / ACRE2,232,000 CWT80.00 $ / CWT178,560,000
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT44,900409.00 BOXES / ACRE9.19 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV168,590,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS31,900411.00 BOXES / ACRE9.62 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV126,067,000
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET13.24 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV102,548,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS, FRESH MARKET13.05 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV87,983,000
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING10,591,000 BOXES6.23 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV66,042,000
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS13,000404.00 BOXES / ACRE5.41 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV42,523,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS, PROCESSING5.99 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV38,084,000
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS, PROCESSING3.78 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV27,958,000
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS, FRESH MARKET14.55 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV14,565,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS, UTILIZED557,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING, CHILLED4,232,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN6,103,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING, OTHER256,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS, UTILIZED5,250,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED780,000 TONS
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET49,00043,000140.00 CWT / ACRE6,020,000 CWT27.50 $ / CWT165,550,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS140,000131,0003,950.00 LB / ACRE517,450,000 LB0.24 $ / LB125,294,000
POTATOES
POTATOES, SPRING30,90029,500240.00 CWT / ACRE7,080,000 CWT17.00 $ / CWT120,360,000
POTATOES30,90029,500240.00 CWT / ACRE7,080,000 CWT17.00 $ / CWT120,360,000
HAY
HAY300,0002.20 TONS / ACRE660,000 TONS167.00 $ / TON110,220,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)300,0002.20 TONS / ACRE660,000 TONS167.00 $ / TON110,220,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE110,220,000
SQUASH
SQUASH9,0008,700125.00 CWT / ACRE1,087,000 CWT72.10 $ / CWT78,373,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED4,530.00 LB / ACRE19,500,000 LB76,440,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET19,500,000 LB3.92 $ / LB76,440,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, NOT HARVESTED2,000,000 LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME4,30021,500,000 LB3.92 $ / LB
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET11,10010,700225.00 CWT / ACRE2,408,000 CWT31.70 $ / CWT76,334,000
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND131,000127,000661.00 LB / ACRE175,000 480 LB BALES0.82 $ / LB75,552,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED38,000 TONS197.00 $ / TON11,426,000
COTTON131,000127,000661.00 LB / ACRE175,000 480 LB BALES
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET8,9008,300330.00 CWT / ACRE2,739,000 CWT22.70 $ / CWT62,175,000
TANGERINES
TANGERINES11,600283.00 BOXES / ACRE17.05 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV55,922,000
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET22.30 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV49,305,000
TANGERINES, PROCESSING1,069,000 BOXES6.19 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV6,617,000
TANGERINES, PROCESSING, OTHER437,000 BOXES
TANGERINES, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN632,000 BOXES
TANGERINES, UTILIZED3,280,000 BOXES
CORN
CORN, GRAIN78,000130.00 BU / ACRE10,140,000 BU4.51 $ / BU46,137,000
CORN115,000
CORN, SILAGE35,00018.00 TONS / ACRE630,000 TONS
AVOCADOS
AVOCADOS7,0004.39 TONS / ACRE30,700 TONS796.00 $ / TON24,437,000
AVOCADOS, FRESH MARKET30,700 TONS796.00 $ / TON24,437,000
AVOCADOS, UTILIZED30,700 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS32,00030,00041.00 BU / ACRE1,230,000 BU11.80 $ / BU14,637,000
TANGELOS
TANGELOS3,900256.00 BOXES / ACRE12.99 $ / BOX12,986,000
TANGELOS, FRESH MARKET21,000 TONS19.55 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV9,267,000
TANGELOS, PROCESSING24,000 TONS4.27 $ / BOX, ON TREE EQUIV3,719,000
TANGELOS, UTILIZED45,000 TONS
WHEAT
WHEAT25,00019,00059.00 BU / ACRE1,121,000 BU5.75 $ / BU6,726,000
WHEAT, WINTER25,00019,00059.00 BU / ACRE1,121,000 BU5.75 $ / BU6,726,000
PECANS
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL700,000 LB1,204,000
PECANS, IMPROVED1.72 $ / LB
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET50.60 $ / CWT
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES6,0005,900142.00 CWT / ACRE838,000 CWT
SUGARCANE
SUGARCANE, SEED16,00042.50 TONS / ACRE680,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR400,00034.30 TONS / ACRE13,720,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR & SEED416,00034.60 TONS / ACRE14,400,000 TONS

Census State Profile: Florida

Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold7,701,5322150
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 5,969,3991350
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,732,1333050
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas75,1774150
Tobacco1,4111319
Cotton and cottonseed73,2561317
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes1,348,961250
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries1,847,805350
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod1,716,531250
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops3,2731349
Other crops and hay902,985650
Poultry and eggs378,4532550
Cattle and calves531,8692850
Milk from cows508,8471750
Hogs and pigs2,1583850
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk4,9783550
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys162,322250
Aquaculture88,463650
Other animals and other animal products55,043850
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Oranges, all465,00117
Sugarcane for sugar401,49114
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop398,2313650
Vegetables harvested, all251,011550
Valencia oranges243,15016
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens11,031,6562050
Layers9,386,6111350
Cattle and calves1,675,3231750
Pullets for laying flock replacement1,644,4721950
Quail339,734749

Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00016,363
   $1,000 to $2,4994,900
   $2,500 to $4,9994,980
   $5,000 to $9,9995,125
   $10,000 to $19,9994,421
   $20,000 to $24,9991,265
   $25,000 to $39,9992,102
   $40,000 to $49,999896
   $50,000 to $99,9992,464
   $100,000 to $249,9992,033
   $250,000 to $499,9991,166
   $500,000 or more2,025
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)6,484,515
   Average per farm ($)135,830
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)1,498,196
   Average per farm ($)31,382
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming22,902
   Other24,838
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male37,745
   Female9,995
  
Average age of principal operator59.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native618
   Asian1,310
   Black or African American1,980
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander85
   White68,753
   More than one race409
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 26,668

Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.