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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE
February 2, 2001

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FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 1999-00
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 11,000 10,500 254   30-Lb 2,662 23 .28 61,971
  Jan-Jul 25,000 24,500 262   Bushel 6,413 13 .36 85,678
Total-Fresh 36,000 35,000 259 9,075 16 .27 147,649
CABBAGE
  Aug-Dec 900 900 540   50-Lb 486 5 .94 2,887
  Jan-Jul 7,300 7,000 503   Crate 3,521 4 .92 17,323
Total 8,200 7,900 507 4,007 5 .04 20,210
SWEET CORN
  Aug-Dec 5,100 3,900 267   42-Lb 1,040 14 .51 15,094
  Jan-Jul 36,000 33,000 363   Crate 11,979 7 .21 86,369
Total 41,100 36,900 353 13,019 7 .79 101,463
CUCUMBERS
  Aug-Dec 5,400 5,400 527   55-Lb 2,844 8 .52 24,239
  Jan-Jul 5,400 5,300 864   Bushel 4,580 12 .08 55,330
Total-Fresh 10,800 10,700 694 7,424 10 .72 79,569
EGGPLANT
  Aug-Dec 700 700 704   33-Lb 493 10 .14 5,000
  Jan-Jul 1,100 1,100 929   Bushel 1,022 9 .96 10,180
Total 1,800 1,800 842 1,515 10 .02 15,180
BELL PEPPERS
  Aug-Dec 7,500 7,000 980   28-Lb 6,860 10 .33 70,870
  Jan-Jul 11,100 11,100 1,355   Bushel 15,041 10 .84 163,044
Total 18,600 18,100 1,210 21,901 10 .68 233,914
IRISH POTATOES 1/
  Winter 8,200 8,000 259   Cwt 2,068 17 .10 35,363
  Spring-Hastings 17,200 16,500 294 4,848 7 .20 34,906
         -Other 5,100 5,000 293 1,463 11 .90 17,410
Total 30,500 29,500 284 8,379 10 .46 87,679
RADISHES   15-Lb  
Total 8,850 7,850 455   Carton 3,573 7 .07 25,253
SQUASH 1/   42-Lb  
Total 12,100 11,800 293   Bushel 3,453 13 .29 45,880
TOMATOES
  Aug-Dec 17,100 17,100 1,053   25-Lb 18,000 7 .02 126,285
  Jan-Jul 26,100 26,100 1,693   Carton 44,185 6 .61 292,063
Total-Fresh 43,200 43,200 1,439 62,185 6 .73 418,348
Other Vegetables 1/ 52,000 50,000 160   Cwt 8,000 18 .00 144,000
TOTAL VEGETABLES 263,150 252,750 -- -- -- 1,319,145
WATERMELONS
  Spring 30,000 27,000 320   Cwt 8,640 5 .25 45,360
STRAWBERRIES   12-Lb  
  Winter-Fresh 6,300 6,300 2,917   Flat 18,375 9 .12 167,580
TOTAL, ALL 299,450 286,050 -- -- -- 1,532,085
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,400 2,000   Lb 2,800 4 .26 11,925
1/ Includes processing.


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 33,900 341   Crate 11,560 7 .85 90,746
Total 39,900 39,500 327 12,920 7 .74 99,944
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 1,156   Bushel 13,294 10 .12 134,535
Total 19,200 19,000 1,138 21,620 11 .21 242,390
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 54,863
         -Other 7,300 7,000 268 1,875 13 .70 25,688
Total 38,400 37,300 285 10,625 11 .88 126,221
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 1,611   Carton 45,280 6 .26 283,453
Total-Fresh 43,400 43,400 1,427 61,922 7 .50 464,244
Other Vegetables 1/ 51,000 49,000 160   Cwt 7,840 18 .30 143,472
TOTAL VEGETABLES 264,800 258,400 -- -- -- 1,356,057
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 316,000 299,600 --   -- -- -- 1,579,167
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,200 1,210   Lb 1,450 4 .84 7,015
1/ Includes processing.


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