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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE
February 4, 2003

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FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 2001-02
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 9,000 9,000 359   30-Lb
  Bushel
3,235 13 .54 43,805
  Jan-Jul 25,500 25,000 255 6,370 13 .89 88,497
Total-Fresh 34,500 34,000 283 9,605 13 .77 132,302
CABBAGE
  Aug-Dec 500 500 280   50-Lb
  Crate
140 6 .28 879
  Jan-Jul 7,700 7,500 635 4,761 5 .77 27,492
Total 8,200 8,000 613 4,901 5 .79 28,371
SWEET CORN
  Aug-Dec 5,500 4,900 201   42-Lb
  Crate
984 10 .61 10,442
  Jan-Jul 35,500 34,000 347 11,798 7 .62 89,901
Total 41,000 38,900 329 12,782 7 .85 100,343
CUCUMBERS
  Aug-Dec 3,500 3,500 540   55-Lb
  Bushel
1,890 9 .22 17,425
  Jan-Jul 4,000 4,000 843 3,370 11 .45 38,587
Total-Fresh 7,500 7,500 701 5,260 10 .65 56,012
BELL PEPPERS
  Aug-Dec 4,600 4,500 1,162   28-Lb
  Bushel
5,231 6 .37 33,336
  Jan-Jul 12,650 12,600 1,135 14,301 9 .58 137,004
Total 17,250 17,100 1,142 19,532 8 .72 170,340
IRISH POTATOES 1/
  Winter 6,800 6,700 263   Cwt 1,765 29 .20 51,538
  Spring-Hastings 19,500 19,000 314 5,960 10 .70 63,772
         -Other 7,500 7,300 258 1,883 10 .30 19,395
Total 33,800 33,000 291 9,608 14 .00 134,705
SQUASH 1/   42-Lb
  Bushel
 
Total 12,000 11,700 321 3,757 11 .86 44,543
TOMATOES
  Aug-Dec 14,000 14,000 1,310   25-Lb
  Carton
18,335 7 .13 130,756
  Jan-Jul 29,500 29,500 1,370 40,415 8 .50 343,528
Total-Fresh 43,500 43,500 1,351 58,750 8 .07 474,284
Other Vegetables 1/ 61,000 60,000 150   Cwt 9,000 21 .00 189,000
TOTAL VEGETABLES 258,750 253,700 ---   --- ---    1,329,900
WATERMELONS
  Spring 25,000 23,000 330   Cwt 7,590 8 .20 62,238
STRAWBERRIES   12-Lb
  Flat
 
  Winter-Fresh 6,900 6,900 2,126 14,667 10 .46 153,472
TOTAL, ALL 290,650 283,600 ---   --- ---    1,545,610
BLUEBERRIES --- 1,600 1,810   Lb 2,900 6 .40 18,560
1/ Includes processing.


FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 2000-01
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 10,500 10,000 251 30-Lb
Bushel
2,512 14.16 35,570
  Jan-Jul 24,500 24,000 250 6,005 17.12 102,833
    Total-Fresh 35,000 34,000 251 8,517 16.25 138,403
CABBAGE
  Aug-Dec 900 900 176 50-Lb
Crate
158 7.54 1,192
  Jan-Jul 7,200 7,000 644 4,510 5.94 26,789
    Total 8,100 7,900 591 4,668 5.99 27,981
SWEET CORN
  Aug-Dec 4,600 4,200 311 42-Lb
Crate
1,305 11.65 15,207
  Jan-Jul 34,700 33,000 353 11,649 9.17 106,821
    Total 39,300 37,200 348 12,954 9.42 122,028
CUCUMBERS
  Aug-Dec 4,700 4,700 442 55-Lb
Bushel
2,077 8.95 18,593
  Jan-Jul 4,300 3,800 778 2,955 14.49 42,804
    Total 9,000 8,500 592 5,032 12.20 61,397
BELL PEPPERS
  Aug-Dec 7,200 7,000 1,090 28-Lb
Bushel
7,630 10.58 80,719
  Jan-Jul 11,400 11,200 1,260 14,112 10.84 152,974
    Total 18,600 18,200 1,195 21,742 10.75 233,693
IRISH POTATOES 1/
  Winter 7,800 5,000 263 Cwt 1,317 27.30 35,954
  Spring-Hastings 18,500 18,000 329 5,915 8.35 49,390
      -Other 7,100 7,000 288 2,014 8.95 18,025
    Total 33,400 30,000 308 9,246 11.18 103,369
SQUASH 42-Lb
Bushel
 
  Total 11,800 11,500 236 2,709 15.62 42,305
TOMATOES
  Aug-Dec 13,300 13,300 1,418 25-Lb
Carton
18,855 10.86 204,760
  Jan-Jul 30,500 30,500 1,354 41,297 8.53 352,263
    Total-Fresh 43,800 43,800 1,373 60,152 9.26 557,023
Other Vegetables 1/ 61,000 59,000 150 Cwt 8,864 21.72 192,500
TOTAL VEGETABLES 260,000 250,100 ---   --- --- 1,478,699
WATERMELONS
  Spring 26,000 24,000 310 Cwt 7,440 5.70 42,408
STRAWBERRIES 12-Lb
Flat
 
  Winter-Fresh 6,500 6,500 2,167 14,083 11.88 167,310
TOTAL, ALL 292,500 280,600 ---   --- --- 1,688,417
BLUEBERRIES --- 1,500 2,070 Lb 3,100 3.95 12,235
1/ Includes processing.


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