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VEGETABLES
ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND VALUE
February 2, 1999

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, 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 7,200 195     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 33,700 215 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
CARROTS 1/
Total 6,800 5,600 125 Cwt 700 16 .20 11,340
SWEET CORN
    Aug-Dec 6,900 6,600 323     42-Lb 2,135 7 .00 14,941
    Jan-Jul 35,800 34,700 348     Crate 12,090 7 .60 91,884
Total 42,700 41,300 344 14,225 7 .51 106,825
CUCUMBERS
    Aug-Dec 3,900 3,900 552     55-Lb 2,151 9 .63 20,712
    Jan-Jul 6,100 5,700 517     Bushel 2,948 11 .98 35,317
Total-Fresh 10,000 9,600 531 5,099 10 .99 56,029
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 1,090     Bushel 12,641 12 .62 159,529
Total 19,000 18,800 1,063 19,986 13 .63 272,436
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 25,100 25,100 1,525     Carton 38,280 7 .90 302,412
Total-Fresh 40,400 40,400 1,366 55,205 8 .57 473,307
Other Vegetables 1/ 49,000 48,000 160     Cwt 7,680 19 .50 149,760
TOTAL VEGETABLES 285,300 275,050 -- -- -- -- 1,456,323
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 326,500 313,250 --     -- -- -- 1,677,643
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,200 1,670     Lb 2,000 3 .12 6,240
1/ Includes processing.


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 7,500 7,200 172     30-Lb 1,235 13 .16 16,253
    Jan-Jul 25,400 23,100 127     Bushel 2,940 15 .36 45,158
Total-Fresh 32,900 30,300 138 4,175 14 .71 61,411
CABBAGE
    Aug-Dec 500 500 440     50-Lb 220 4 .36 959
    Jan-Jul 7,100 7,000 754     Crate 5,277 7 .30 38,520
Total 7,600 7,500 733 5,497 7 .18 39,479
CARROTS 1/
Total 7,900 7,600 160 Cwt 1,216 13 .60 16,538
SWEET CORN
    Aug-Dec 7,600 7,500 295     42-Lb 2,210 7 .41 16,372
    Jan-Jul 37,700 36,100 335     Crate 12,098 9 .29 112,390
Total 45,300 43,600 328 14,308 9 .00 128,762
CUCUMBERS
    Aug-Dec 4,200 4,200 463     55-Lb 1,944 10 .75 20,891
    Jan-Jul 7,000 6,700 571     Bushel 3,824 11 .77 45,008
Total-Fresh 11,200 10,900 529 5,768 11 .42 65,899
EGGPLANT
    Aug-Dec 800 800 580     33-Lb 464 7 .87 3,652
    Jan-Jul 1,600 1,600 770     Bushel 1,232 8 .91 10,977
Total 2,400 2,400 707 1,696 8 .63 14,629
ESCAROLE
    Aug-Dec 400 400 728     25-Lb 291 5 .48 1,595
    Jan-Jul 1,300 1,200 728     Crate 873 6 .13 5,351
Total 1,700 1,600 728 1,164 5 .97 6,946
BELL PEPPERS
    Aug-Dec 7,400 7,300 1,149     28-Lb 8,386 9 .62 80,649
    Jan-Jul 12,900 12,500 1,101     Bushel 13,762 10 .09 138,859
Total 20,300 19,800 1,119 22,148 9 .91 219,508
IRISH POTATOES 1/
    Winter 9,600 9,400 200     Cwt 1,880 16 .90 31,772
    Spring-Hastings 24,900 23,900 220 5,237 10 .70 56,036
               -Other 9,000 8,800 215 1,877 11 .80 22,149
Total 43,500 42,100 214 8,994 12 .23 109,957
RADISHES     15-Lb
Total 13,500 11,300 340     Carton 3,842 4 .95 19,018
SQUASH 1/     42-Lb
Total 11,400 10,900 285     Bushel 3,107 11 .66 36,228
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 .33 316,165
Total-Fresh 37,500 37,300 1,468 54,750 8 .08 442,410
Other Vegetables 1/ 49,000 48,000 160     Cwt 7,680 19 .10 146,688
TOTAL VEGETABLES 284,200 273,300 -- -- -- -- 1,307,473
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 323,300 309,400 --     -- -- -- 1,508,342
BLUEBERRIES -- 1,200 1,670     Lb 2,000 2 .52 5,040
1/ Includes processing.



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