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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE
January 29, 1998

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FLORIDA: Acreage, yield, production, and value of Florida vegetables,
melons, potatoes, blueberries, and strawberries, 1996-97
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 7,000 6,700 172     30-Lb 1,150 13 .07 15,031
    Jan-Jul 24,300 22,000 127     Bushel 2,800 15 .36 43,008
Total-Fresh 31,300 28,700 138 3,950 14 .69 58,039
CABBAGE
    Aug-Dec 800 800 500     50-Lb 400 4 .41 1,764
    Jan-Jul 7,300 7,200 774     Crate 5,570 7 .36 40,995
Total 8,100 8,000 746 5,970 7 .16 42,759
CARROTS 1/
Total 6,800 6,500 185 Cwt 1,203 13 .60 16,361
SWEET CORN
    Aug-Dec 7,600 7,500 295     42-Lb 2,210 7 .41 16,372
    Jan-Jul 36,400 34,600 338     Crate 11,711 9 .17 107,390
Total 44,000 42,100 331 13,921 8 .89 123,762
CUCUMBERS
    Aug-Dec 3,500 3,500 530     55-Lb 1,856 10 .73 19,917
    Jan-Jul 5,900 5,600 593     Bushel 3,319 11 .77 39,065
Total-Fresh 9,400 9,100 569 5,175 11 .40 58,982
EGGPLANT
    Aug-Dec 600 600 722     33-Lb 433 7 .87 3,409
    Jan-Jul 1,200 1,200 934     Bushel 1,121 8 .91 9,990
Total 1,800 1,800 863 1,554 8 .62 13,399
ESCAROLE
    Aug-Dec 400 400 728     25-Lb 291 5 .48 1,595
    Jan-Jul 1,300 1,200 728     Crate 873 6 .12 5,343
Total 1,700 1,600 728 1,164 5 .96 6,938
BELL PEPPERS
    Aug-Dec 7,300 7,100 1,151     28-Lb 8,172 9 .68 79,071
    Jan-Jul 12,350 11,900 1,245     Bushel 14,815 10 .25 151,854
Total 19,650 19,000 1,210 22,987 10 .05 230,925
IRISH POTATOES 1/
    Winter 9,000 8,800 174     Cwt 1,531 16 .90 25,874
    Spring-Hastings 25,500 24,500 209 5,123 10 .70 54,816
               -Other 9,000 8,800 169 1,484 11 .80 17,511
Total 43,500 42,100 193 8,138 12 .07 98,201
RADISHES                 15-Lb
Total 12,700 10,600 340     Carton 3,604 4 .95 17,840
SQUASH 1/     42-Lb
Total 9,500 8,500 285     Bushel 2,423 11 .66 28,246
TOMATOES
    Aug-Dec 13,400 13,400 1,253     25-Lb 16,795 7 .52 126,245
    Jan-Jul 24,100 23,900 1,588     Carton 37,955 8 .86 336,281
Total-Fresh 37,500 37,300 1,468 54,750 8 .45 462,526
Other Vegetables 1/ 81,500 79,900 160     Cwt 12,784 19 .10 244,174
TOTAL VEGETABLES 307,450 295,200 -- -- -- -- 1,402,152
WATERMELONS
    Spring 33,000 30,000 250     Cwt 7,500 7 .30 54,750
STRAWBERRIES     12-Lb
    Winter-Fresh 6,100 6,100 2,417     Flat 14,742 9 .91 146,119
TOTAL, ALL 346,550 331,300 --     -- -- -- 1,603,021
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,300 1,850     Lb 2,400 2 .50 6,005
1/ Includes processing.


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 6,300 243     30-Lb 1,533 15 .45 23,685
    Jan-Jul 22,000 19,000 178     Bushel 3,390 16 .50 55,935
Total-Fresh 28,500 25,300 195 4,923 16 .17 79,620
CABBAGE
    Aug-Dec 900 900 500     50-Lb 450 4 .42 1,989
    Jan-Jul 8,500 8,100 599     Crate 4,850 5 .70 27,645
Total 9,400 9,000 589 5,300 5 .59 29,634
CARROTS 1/
Total 7,100 5,600 150 Cwt 840 14 .90 12,516
SWEET CORN
    Aug-Dec 6,400 6,300 243     42-Lb 1,531 10 .06 15,406
    Jan-Jul 35,800 35,700 313     Crate 11,161 7 .54 84,154
Total 42,200 42,000 302 12,692 7 .84 99,560
CUCUMBERS
    Aug-Dec 4,600 4,500 457     55-Lb 2,058 6 .73 13,860
    Jan-Jul 6,500 5,900 554     Bushel 3,271 10 .55 34,509
Total-Fresh 11,100 10,400 512 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 1,100 965     Bushel 1,061 9 .85 10,453
Total 2,100 2,100 694 1,458 9 .02 13,146
ESCAROLE
    Aug-Dec 900 800 560     25-Lb 448 5 .06 2,268
    Jan-Jul 1,700 1,500 617     Crate 925 4 .52 4,181
Total 2,600 2,300 597 1,373 4 .70 6,449
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 9,600 210     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 1,501     Carton 41,141 7 .81 321,311
Total-Fresh 46,400 45,500 1,250 55,866 7 .82 444,470
Other Vegetables 1/ 81,900 81,000 160     Cwt 12,960 19 .00 246,240
TOTAL VEGETABLES 323,600 309,800 -- -- -- -- 1,339,159
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 369,600 349,800 -- -- -- -- 1,501,771
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,300 1,770     Lb 2,300 2 .16 4,965
1/ Includes processing.


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