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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE
February 2, 2000

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FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 1998-99
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 8,000 7,800 191   30-Lb 1,487 14 .56 21,651
  Jan-Jul 24,000 23,500 309   Bushel 7,260 12 .93 93,872
Total-Fresh 32,000 31,300 279 8,747 13 .21 115,523
CABBAGE
  Aug-Dec 800 800 590   50-Lb 472 6 .02 2,841
  Jan-Jul 7,700 7,600 476   Crate 3,619 4 .87 17,620
Total 8,500 8,400 487 4,091 5 .00 20,461
SWEET CORN
  Aug-Dec 5,800 5,600 243   42-Lb 1,360 6 .76 9,198
  Jan-Jul 34,100 34,000 344   Crate 11,683 7 .80 91,127
Total 39,900 39,600 329 13,043 7 .69 100,325
CUCUMBERS
  Aug-Dec 3,500 3,500 516   55-Lb 1,806 8 .92 16,116
  Jan-Jul 5,400 5,300 620   Bushel 3,285 11 .40 37,449
Total-Fresh 8,900 8,800 579 5,091 10 .52 53,565
EGGPLANT
  Aug-Dec 700 700 686   33-Lb 480 9 .51 4,566
  Jan-Jul 1,300 1,300 878   Bushel 1,142 10 .70 12,222
Total 2,000 2,000 811 1,622 10 .35 16,788
BELL PEPPERS
  Aug-Dec 7,700 7,500 1,110   28-Lb 8,326 12 .95 107,855
  Jan-Jul 11,500 11,500 1,157   Bushel 13,304 10 .16 135,169
Total 19,200 19,000 1,138 21,630 11 .24 243,024
IRISH POTATOES 1/
  Winter 9,600 9,300 199   Cwt 1,849 24 .70 45,670
  Spring-Hastings 21,500 21,000 329 6,901 7 .95 54,862
         -Other 7,300 7,000 268 1,875 13 .70 25,688
Total 38,400 37,300 285 10,625 11 .88 126,220
RADISHES   15-Lb
Total 8,500 7,100 374   Carton 2,655 7 .40 19,647
SQUASH 1/   42-Lb
Total 13,000 12,600 280   Bushel 3,528 15 .25 53,802
TOMATOES
  Aug-Dec 15,300 15,300 1,088   25-Lb 16,642 10 .86 180,791
  Jan-Jul 28,100 28,100 1,591   Carton 44,698 6 .26 279,809
Total-Fresh 43,400 43,400 1,413 61,340 7 .51 460,600
Other Vegetables 1/ 51,000 49,000 160   Cwt 7,840 18 .30 143,472
TOTAL VEGETABLES 264,800 258,500 -- -- -- 1,353,427
WATERMELONS
  Spring 45,000 35,000 300   Cwt 10,500 6 .90 72,450
STRAWBERRIES   12-Lb
  Winter-Fresh 6,200 6,200 2,500   Flat 15,500 9 .72 150,660
TOTAL, ALL 316,000 299,700 --   -- -- -- 1,576,537
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,200 1,210   Lb 1,450 4 .84 7,015
1/ Includes processing.


FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 1997-98
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 7,500 7,300 192   30-Lb 1,404 14 .15 19,867
  Jan-Jul 28,000 26,500 220   Bushel 5,830 18 .51 107,913
Total-Fresh 35,500 33,800 215 7,234 17 .66 127,780
CABBAGE
  Aug-Dec 400 400 498   50-Lb 199 5 .93 1,181
  Jan-Jul 7,200 7,100 542   Crate 3,848 7 .36 28,322
Total 7,600 7,500 540 4,047 7 .29 29,503
SWEET CORN
  Aug-Dec 6,900 6,600 323   42-Lb 2,135 7 .00 14,941
  Jan-Jul 35,800 34,700 362   Crate 12,554 7 .60 95,410
Total 42,700 41,300 356 14,689 7 .51 110,351
CUCUMBERS
  Aug-Dec 3,900 3,900 552   55-Lb 2,151 9 .63 20,712
  Jan-Jul 5,900 5,600 520   Bushel 2,910 12 .29 35,764
Total-Fresh 9,800 9,500 533 5,061 11 .16 56,476
EGGPLANT
  Aug-Dec 700 700 829   33-Lb 580 7 .83 4,541
  Jan-Jul 1,500 1,500 747   Bushel 1,120 10 .09 11,301
Total 2,200 2,200 773 1,700 9 .32 15,842
ESCAROLE
  Aug-Dec 400 400 618   25-Lb 247 6 .68 1,649
  Jan-Jul 1,400 1,350 875   Crate 1,181 8 .63 10,192
Total 1,800 1,750 816 1,428 8 .29 11,841
BELL PEPPERS
  Aug-Dec 7,300 7,200 1,020   28-Lb 7,345 15 .37 112,907
  Jan-Jul 11,700 11,600 1,105   Bushel 12,820 12 .74 163,327
Total 19,000 18,800 1,073 20,165 13 .70 276,234
IRISH POTATOES 1/
  Winter 8,500 8,000 179   Cwt 1,431 30 .50 43,646
  Spring-Hastings 25,500 24,500 234 5,734 10 .70 61,354
         -Other 10,300 10,000 159 1,587 14 .70 23,329
Total 44,300 42,500 206 8,752 14 .66 128,329
RADISHES   15-Lb
Total 13,000 11,200 299   Carton 3,348 5 .62 18,816
SQUASH 1/   42-Lb
Total 13,000 12,500 255   Bushel 3,188 17 .10 54,515
TOMATOES
  Aug-Dec 15,300 15,300 1,106   25-Lb 16,925 10 .10 170,895
  Jan-Jul 24,000 24,000 1,632   Carton 39,166 8 .60 336,828
Total-Fresh 39,300 39,300 1,427 56,091 9 .05 507,723
Other Vegetables 1/ 56,000 54,000 160   Cwt 8,640 18 .70 161,568
TOTAL VEGETABLES 284,200 274,350 -- -- -- -- 1,498,978
WATERMELONS
  Spring 35,000 32,000 225   Cwt 7,200 8 .35 60,120
STRAWBERRIES   12-Lb
  Winter-Fresh 6,200 6,200 2,167   Flat 13,433 12 .00 161,200
TOTAL, ALL 325,400 312,550 --   -- -- -- 1,720,298
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,200 1,670   Lb 2,000 3 .12 6,240
1/ Includes processing.



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