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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE
February 26, 2004

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, 2002-03
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 9,200 9,200 316   30-Lb
  Bushel
2,908 18 .05 52,480
  Jan-Jul 23,200 22,600 260 5,881 16 .97 99,797
Total-Fresh 32,400 31,800 276 8,789 17 .33 152,277
Cabbage
  Aug-Dec 500 500 718   50-Lb
  Crate
359 4 .00 1,436
  Jan-Jul 7,300 7,100 623 4,426 4 .96 21,975
Total 7,800 7,600 630 4,785 4 .89 23,411
Sweet Corn
  Aug-Dec 5,000 4,900 321   42-Lb
  Crate
1,574 6 .64 10,456
  Jan-Jul 34,400 33,900 345 11,695 6 .76 79,058
Total 39,400 38,800 342 13,269 6 .75 89,514
Cucumbers
  Aug-Dec 4,800 4,800 390   55-Lb
  Bushel
1,874 11 .42 21,401
  Jan-Jul 6,700 6,500 476 3,091 12 .66 39,135
Total-Fresh 11,500 11,300 439 4,965 12 .19 60,536
Bell Peppers
  Aug-Dec 4,950 4,900 908   28-Lb
  Bushel
4,449 9 .99 44,454
  Jan-Jul 12,850 12,800 1,025 13,120 10 .00 131,200
Total 17,800 17,700 993 17,569 10 .00 175,654
Irish Potatoes 1/
  Winter 6,100 5,800 239   Cwt 1,384 24 .80 34,323
  Spring-Hastings 21,500 20,300 279 5,661 10 .50 59,441
          -Other 8,500 8,300 278 2,305 15 .40 35,497
Total 36,100 34,400 272 9,350 13 .80 129,261
Squash 1/
Total 10,200 10,000 302   42-Lb Bushel 3,024 15 .87 48,002
Tomatoes
  Aug-Dec 13,700 13,500 1,147   25-Lb
  Carton
15,485 11 .93 184,727
  Jan-Jul 29,600 29,500 1,379 40,671 8 .90 361,972
Total-Fresh 43,300 43,000 1,306 56,156 9 .74 546,699
Other Vegetables 1/ 59,000 57,000 149   Cwt 8,500 21 .76 185,000
Total Vegetables 257,500 251,600 --   -- --    1,410,354
Watermelons
  Spring 25,000 24,000 300   Cwt 7,200 8 .60 61,920
Strawberries   
  Winter-Fresh 7,100 7,100 1,833   12-Lb Flat 13,017 10 .46 136,202
Total, All 289,600 282,700 --   -- --    1,608,476
Blueberries -- 1,900 1,842   Lb 3,500 5 .20 18,200
1/ Includes processing.


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 .62 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 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 33,000 191 9,608 14 .00 134,705
Squash 1/
  Total 12,000 11,700 321 42-Lb Bushel 3,757 11 .86 44,543
Tomatoes
  Aug-Dec 14,000 14,000 1,310 25-Lb
Carton
18,335 17 .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
  Winter-Fresh 6,900 6,900 2,126 12-Lb Flat 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.


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