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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE

January 29, 1997

USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service   |  1222 Woodward Street   |  Orlando, Florida 32803   |  407 / 648-6013


FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 1995-96
Crop and season Acreage Yield
per
acre
Unit Production
sold
Value
per
unit
Total
value
Planted Harvested
Acres Units 1,000 units Dollars $1,000
SNAP BEANS
    Aug-Dec 6,500 6,300 200     30-Lb 1,263 13 .25 16,733
    Jan-Jul 22,000 19,000 178     Bushel 3,390 16 .65 56,445
Total-Fresh 28,500 25,300 184 4,653 15 .73 73,178
CABBAGE
    Aug-Dec 900 900 500     50-Lb 450 4 .42 1,989
    Jan-Jul 8,500 8,100 600     Crate 4,860 5 .70 27,702
Total 9,400 9,000 590 5,310 5 .59 29,691
CARROTS 1/
Total 7,100 5,600 150 Cwt 840 15 .20 12,768
SWEET CORN
    Aug-Dec 6,400 6,300 243     42-Lb 1,531 10 .06 15,406
    Jan-Jul 35,600 35,600 308     Crate 10,965 6 .92 75,878
Total 42,000 41,900 298 12,496 7 .31 91,284
CUCUMBERS
    Aug-Dec 4,600 4,500 457     55-Lb 2,058 6 .73 13,860
    Jan-Jul 6,300 5,700 574     Bushel 3,271 10 .55 34,509
Total-Fresh 10,900 10,200 522 5,329 9 .08 48,369
EGGPLANT
    Aug-Dec 1,000 1,000 397     33-Lb 397 6 .78 2,693
    Jan-Jul 1,100 1,100 763     Bushel 839 9 .81 8,233
Total 2,100 2,100 589 1,236 8 .84 10,926
ESCAROLE
    Aug-Dec 900 800 560     25-Lb 448 5 .06 2,268
    Jan-Jul 1,700 1,500 487     Crate 730 4 .55 3,322
Total 2,600 2,300 512 1,178 4 .75 5,590
BELL PEPPERS
    Aug-Dec 7,500 7,200 771     28-Lb 5,550 7 .85 43,553
    Jan-Jul 13,500 13,100 1,028     Bushel 13,471 10 .55 142,119
Total 21,000 20,300 937 19,021 9 .76 185,672
IRISH POTATOES 1/
    Winter 8,800 8,800 210     Cwt 1,837 24 .60 45,190
    Spring-Hastings 28,500 27,500 230 6,299 9 .50 59,841
               -Other 9,500 8,000 180 1,428 14 .80 21,134
Total 46,800 44,300 217 9,564 13 .20 126,165
RADISHES     15-Lb
Total 13,700 12,400 390     Carton 4,836 4 .14 20,021
SQUASH 1/     42-Lb
Total 10,800 9,6000 210     Bushel 2,016 13 .54 27,297
TOMATOES
    Aug-Dec 18,300 18,100 869     25-Lb 15,725 7 .83 123,159
    Jan-Jul 28,100 27,400 1,446     Carton 39,620 8 .00 316,960
Total-Fresh 46,400 45,500 1,216 55,345 7 .95 440,119
Other Vegetables 1/ 81,900 81,000 160     Cwt 12,960 19 .00 246,240
TOTAL VEGETABLES 323,200 309,500 --     -- -- -- 1,317,320
WATERMELONS
    Spring 40,000 34,000 210     Cwt 7,140 7 .00 49,980
STRAWBERRIES     12-Lb
    Winter-Fresh 6,000 6,000 2,167     Flat 13,000 8 .66 112,632
TOTAL, ALL 369,200 349,500 --     -- -- -- 1,479,932
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,300 2,300     Lb 2,300 2 .16 4,965
1/ Includes processing.


FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 1994-95
Crop and season Acreage Yield
per
acre
Unit Production
sold
Value
per
unit
Total
value
Planted Harvested
Acres Units 1,000 units Dollars $1,000
SNAP BEANS
    Aug-Dec 7,700 6,600 151     30-Lb 997 19 .42 19,364
    Jan-Jul 26,500 25,000 175     Bushel 4,370 10 .63 46,473
Total-Fresh 34,200 31,600 170 5,367 12 .27 65,837
CABBAGE
    Aug-Dec -- -- --     50-Lb -- -- --
    Jan-Jul 7,500 7,000 547     Crate 3,830 4 .50 17,235
Total 7,500 7,000 547 3,830 4 .50 17,235
CARROTS 1/
Total 7,900 5,800 140 Cwt 812 20 .90 16,971
SWEET CORN
    Aug-Dec 7,600 5,800 242     42-Lb 1,406 8 .49 11,941
    Jan-Jul 32,000 31,100 323     Crate 10,045 9 .26 93,017
Total 39,600 36,900 310 11,451 9 .17 104,958
CUCUMBERS
    Aug-Dec 5,300 5,000 411     55-Lb 2,057 8 .66 17,814
    Jan-Jul 8,500 8,200 425     Bushel 3,484 6 .87 23,935
Total-Fresh 13,800 13,200 420 5,541 7 .53 41,749
EGGPLANT
    Aug-Dec 850 800 428     33-Lb 342 6 .47 2,212
    Jan-Jul 1,500 1,500 772     Bushel 1,158 9 .75 11,288
Total 2,350 2,300 652 1,500 9 .00 13,500
ESCAROLE
    Aug-Dec 500 400 698     25-Lb 279 14 .52 4,051
    Jan-Jul 1,500 1,200 693     Crate 832 8 .62 7,172
Total 2,000 1,600 694 1,111 10 .10 11,223
BELL PEPPERS
    Aug-Dec 7,200 6,500 722     28-Lb 4,693 12 .59 59,096
    Jan-Jul 14,500 13,800 821     Bushel 11,325 11 .80 133,635
Total 21,700 20,300 789 16,018 12 .03 192,731
IRISH POTATOES 1/
    Winter 8,300 6,900 170     Cwt 1,166 23 .30 27,168
    Spring-Hastings 28,500 27,000 220 5,916 5 .90 34,904
               -Other 10,000 9,000 210 1,875 11 .70 21,938
Total 46,800 42,900 210 8,957 9 .40 84,010
RADISHES     15-Lb
Total 19,200 15,700 256     Carton 4,019 5 .94 23,873
SQUASH 1/     42-Lb
Total 12,500 11,900 264     Bushel 3,142 13 .27 41,686
TOMATOES
    Aug-Dec 18,600 18,600 1,117     25-Lb 20,768 8 .71 180,975
    Jan-Jul 30,400 30,400 1,461     Carton 44,415 6 .57 291,807
Total-Fresh 49,000 49,000 1,330 65,183 7 .25 472,782
Other Vegetables 1/ 81,300 79,600 160     Cwt 12,736 18 .75 238,800
TOTAL VEGETABLES 337,850 317,800 --     -- -- -- 1,325,355
WATERMELONS
    Spring 37,000 33,000 250     Cwt 8,250 7 .60 62,700
STRAWBERRIES     12-Lb
    Winter-Fresh 6,000 6,000 2,333     Flat 14,000 8 .47 118,608
TOTAL, ALL 380,850 356,800 --     -- -- -- 1,506,663
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,300 1,920     Lb 2,500 2 .02 5,050
1/ Includes processing.