2014 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW
 Florida
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Mar/03/2015

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Number of Operations47,600

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )916,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )124,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )1,700,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )45,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2015 )6,400
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2014 )17,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head20,382
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb2,507,000,000

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
ORANGES
ORANGES418,700250.00 BOXES / ACRE10.18 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV1,065,000,000
ORANGES, PROCESSING99,540,000 BOXES9.84 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV974,310,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA233,400220.00 BOXES / ACRE11.37 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV583,246,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA, PROCESSING11.10 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV543,656,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL185,300288.00 BOXES / ACRE9.04 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV481,754,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, PROCESSING8.60 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV430,654,000
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET16.35 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV90,690,000
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, FRESH MARKET15.85 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV51,100,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA, FRESH MARKET17.05 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV39,590,000
ORANGES, VALENCIA, UTILIZED2,309,000 TONS
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, UTILIZED2,398,000 TONS
ORANGES, UTILIZED4,707,000 TONS
ORANGES, MID & NAVEL, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN1.52 GALLONS / BOX
ORANGES, VALENCIA, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN1.64 GALLONS / BOX
ORANGES, PROCESSING, CHILLED76,035,000 BOXES
ORANGES, PROCESSING, OTHER782,000 BOXES
ORANGES, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN1.57 GALLONS / BOX22,723,000 BOXES
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES11,00010,900190.00 CWT / ACRE2,071,000 CWT148.00 $ / CWT306,508,000
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET2,071,000 CWT148.00 $ / CWT306,508,000
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL12,40011,900260.00 CWT / ACRE3,094,000 CWT53.10 $ / CWT164,291,000
PEANUTS
PEANUTS175,000167,0004,000.00 LB / ACRE668,000,000 LB0.22 $ / LB144,956,000
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT43,100363.00 BOXES / ACRE9.16 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV143,417,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS30,800373.00 BOXES / ACRE9.36 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV107,601,000
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET14.44 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV96,616,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS, FRESH MARKET14.05 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV82,909,000
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING8,959,000 BOXES5.22 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV46,801,000
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS12,300337.00 BOXES / ACRE8.63 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV35,816,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS, PROCESSING4.41 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV24,692,000
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS, PROCESSING6.58 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV22,109,000
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS, FRESH MARKET17.35 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV13,707,000
GRAPEFRUIT, COLORED SEEDLESS, UTILIZED489,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, WHITE SEEDLESS, UTILIZED176,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED665,000 TONS
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING, CHILLED4,048,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING, OTHER178,000 BOXES
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN4,733,000 BOXES
HAY
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)320,0002.60 TONS / ACRE832,000 TONS160.00 $ / TON133,120,000
HAY320,0002.60 TONS / ACRE832,000 TONS160.00 $ / TON133,120,000
POTATOES
POTATOES, SPRING30,50029,300240.00 CWT / ACRE7,032,000 CWT18.70 $ / CWT131,498,000
POTATOES30,50029,300240.00 CWT / ACRE7,032,000 CWT18.70 $ / CWT131,498,000
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET40,50034,000135.00 CWT / ACRE4,590,000 CWT28.30 $ / CWT129,897,000
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET21,00019,700245.00 CWT / ACRE4,827,000 CWT16.60 $ / CWT80,128,000
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET29,20026,60050.00 CWT / ACRE1,330,000 CWT58.20 $ / CWT77,406,000
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET9,8009,400260.00 CWT / ACRE2,444,000 CWT26.70 $ / CWT65,255,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING, PICKLES13,70013,3007.85 TONS / ACRE104,410 TONS580.00 $ / TON60,558,000
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED3,720.00 LB / ACRE16,000,000 LB63,680,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET16,000,000 LB3.98 $ / LB63,680,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, NOT HARVESTED1,000,000 LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME4,30017,000,000 LB3.98 $ / LB
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND107,000105,000914.00 LB / ACRE200,000 480 LB BALES0.63 $ / LB60,672,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED60,000 TONS171.00 $ / TON10,260,000
COTTON107,000105,000914.00 LB / ACRE200,000 480 LB BALES
TANGERINES
TANGERINES10,900266.00 BOXES / ACRE19.55 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV56,684,000
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET25.50 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV49,598,000
TANGERINES, PROCESSING955,000 BOXES7.42 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV7,086,000
TANGERINES, UTILIZED138,000 TONS
TANGERINES, PROCESSING, CONCENTRATE, FROZEN597,000 BOXES
TANGERINES, PROCESSING, OTHER358,000 BOXES
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET9,5008,800340.00 CWT / ACRE2,992,000 CWT16.70 $ / CWT49,966,000
SQUASH
SQUASH7,0006,800120.00 CWT / ACRE800,000 CWT50.80 $ / CWT40,640,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN40,000135.00 BU / ACRE5,400,000 BU3.60 $ / BU19,440,000
CORN75,000
CORN, SILAGE30,00013.00 TONS / ACRE390,000 TONS
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS39,00037,00043.00 BU / ACRE1,591,000 BU8.90 $ / BU14,160,000
TANGELOS
TANGELOS3,600244.00 BOXES / ACRE11.18 $ / BOX9,839,000
TANGELOS, FRESH MARKET18,000 TONS15.35 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV6,048,000
TANGELOS, PROCESSING22,000 TONS7.80 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV3,791,000
TANGELOS, UTILIZED40,000 TONS
WHEAT
WHEAT15,00010,00039.00 BU / ACRE390,000 BU5.10 $ / BU1,989,000
WHEAT, WINTER15,00010,00039.00 BU / ACRE390,000 BU5.10 $ / BU1,989,000
PECANS
PECANS, UTILIZED, IN SHELL200,000 LB319,000
PECANS, IMPROVED, UTILIZED, IN SHELL150,000 LB261,000
PECANS, NATIVE & SEEDLING, UTILIZED, IN SHELL50,000 LB58,000
PECANS1.60 $ / LB
PECANS, IMPROVED1.74 $ / LB
PECANS, NATIVE & SEEDLING1.16 $ / LB
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET47.30 $ / CWT
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES6,0005,900200.00 CWT / ACRE1,180,000 CWT
SUGARCANE
SUGARCANE, SEED16,10042.80 TONS / ACRE689,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR395,90038.40 TONS / ACRE15,203,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR & SEED412,00038.60 TONS / ACRE15,892,000 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.