2017 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Florida
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jul/20/2018

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation201
Farm Operations - Number of Operations47,000
Farm Operations - Acres Operated9,450,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )886,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )124,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )1,630,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )45,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2018 )10,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2017 )15,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head65,200,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head20,129
Milk - Production, Measured in $536,640,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb2,496,000,000
County outlines for FLORIDA

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
ORANGES
ORANGES367,500187 BOXES / ACRE12.89 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV886,486,000
ORANGES, PROCESSING12.56 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV827,652,000
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET20.71 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV58,834,000
ORANGES, UTILIZED3,098,000 TONS
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES10,80010,700225 CWT / ACRE2,407,500 CWT140 $ / CWT336,894,000
STRAWBERRIES, UTILIZED2,407,500 CWT
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET(D) $ / CWT(D)
STRAWBERRIES, PROCESSING(D) $ / TON(D)
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN29,00028,000300 CWT / ACRE8,400,000 CWT262,020,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, FRESH MARKET262,020,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, UTILIZED7,988,400 CWT
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET32.8 $ / CWT
TOMATOES32.8 $ / CWT
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET47 $ / CWT206,260,000
PEPPERS, BELL13,50013,100335 CWT / ACRE4,388,500 CWT47 $ / CWT206,260,000
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED4,388,500 CWT
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET29 $ / CWT158,340,000
SWEET CORN41,70039,000140 CWT / ACRE5,460,000 CWT29 $ / CWT158,340,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED5,460,000 CWT
PEANUTS
PEANUTS195,000186,0003,550 LB / ACRE660,300,000 LB0.233 $ / LB153,850,000
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS26,00025,900205 CWT / ACRE5,309,500 CWT25.9 $ / CWT137,601,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING495 $ / TON96,981,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET29.2 $ / CWT40,620,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED5,309,500 CWT
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON20,00019,500395 CWT / ACRE7,702,500 CWT17.6 $ / CWT135,564,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET17.6 $ / CWT135,564,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP2,3002,200260 CWT / ACRE572,000 CWT18 $ / CWT10,296,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET18 $ / CWT10,296,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED572,000 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED7,702,500 CWT
POTATOES
POTATOES29,00028,700250 CWT / ACRE7,175,000 CWT17.4 $ / CWT124,845,000
HAY
HAY300,0002.5 TONS / ACRE750,000 TONS156 $ / TON117,000,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)300,0002.5 TONS / ACRE750,000 TONS156 $ / TON117,000,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE117,000,000
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT33,800230 BOXES / ACRE14.12 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV109,593,000
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET18.62 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV65,864,000
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING10.35 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV43,729,000
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED330,000 TONS
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED3,840 LB / ACRE19,990,000 LB84,633,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME5,20020,070,000 LB4.23 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP24,40023,90058 CWT / ACRE1,386,200 CWT51.8 $ / CWT70,793,000
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET55.6 $ / CWT68,827,000
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING305 $ / TON1,966,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED1,366,800 CWT
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND99,00098,000759 LB / ACRE155,000 480 LB BALES0.683 $ / LB52,454,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED44,000 TONS101 $ / TON4,545,000
COTTON99,00098,000759 LB / ACRE155,000 480 LB BALES
CABBAGE
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET15.5 $ / CWT41,983,000
CABBAGE8,0007,600360 CWT / ACRE2,736,000 CWT15.5 $ / CWT41,983,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED2,708,600 CWT
TANGERINES
TANGERINES9,400172 BOXES / ACRE22.31 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV36,148,000
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET33 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV28,182,000
TANGERINES, PROCESSING10.4 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV7,966,000
TANGERINES, UTILIZED77,000 TONS
SQUASH
SQUASH5,9005,700130 CWT / ACRE741,000 CWT40.3 $ / CWT29,713,000
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET40.3 $ / CWT29,713,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED737,300 CWT
CORN
CORN, GRAIN37,000161 BU / ACRE5,957,000 BU4.15 $ / BU24,722,000
CORN75,000
CORN, SILAGE35,00019 TONS / ACRE665,000 TONS
AVOCADOS
AVOCADOS5,5003.07 TONS / ACRE16,900 TONS477 $ / TON8,014,000
AVOCADOS, UTILIZED16,800 TONS
AVOCADOS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
AVOCADOS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS15,00014,00034 BU / ACRE476,000 BU8.85 $ / BU4,213,000
WHEAT
WHEAT20,00014,00037 BU / ACRE518,000 BU4 $ / BU2,072,000
WHEAT, WINTER20,00014,00037 BU / ACRE518,000 BU4 $ / BU2,072,000
TANGELOS
TANGELOS, UTILIZED77,000 TONS
SUGARCANE
SUGARCANE, SUGAR397,00040.9 TONS / ACRE16,237,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR & SEED412,70041.1 TONS / ACRE16,942,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SEED15,70044.9 TONS / ACRE705,000 TONS
SWEET POTATOES
SWEET POTATOES(D)(D)(D) CWT / ACRE(D) CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
(NA) Not Available
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate
(X) Not Applicable
(Z) Less than half the rounding unit
Census State Profile: Florida
Ranked Items Within The U.S., 2012
ItemQuantityU.S. RankUniverse 1
MARKET VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS SOLD ($1,000)
Total value of agricultural products sold7,701,5322150
   Value of crops, including nursery and greenhouse 5,969,3991350
   Value of livestock, poultry, and their products1,732,1333050
 
VALUE OF SALES BY COMMODITY GROUP ($1,000)
Grains, oilseeds, dry beans, and dry peas75,1774150
Tobacco1,4111319
Cotton and cottonseed73,2561317
Vegetables, melons, potatoes and sweet potatoes1,348,961250
Fruit, tree nuts, and berries1,847,805350
Nursery, greenhouse, floriculture and sod1,716,531250
Cut Christmas trees and short rotation woody crops3,2731349
Other crops and hay902,985650
Poultry and eggs378,4532550
Cattle and calves531,8692850
Milk from cows508,8471750
Hogs and pigs2,1583850
Sheep, goats, wool, mohair, and milk4,9783550
Horses, ponies, mules, burros, and donkeys162,322250
Aquaculture88,463650
Other animals and other animal products55,043850
 
TOP CROP ITEMS (acres)
Oranges, all465,00117
Sugarcane for sugar401,49114
Forage-land used for all hay and haylage, grass silage, and greenchop398,2313650
Vegetables harvested, all251,011550
Valencia oranges243,15016
 
TOP LIVESTOCK INVENTORY ITEMS (number)
Broilers and other meat-type chickens11,031,6562050
Layers9,386,6111350
Cattle and calves1,675,3231750
Pullets for laying flock replacement1,644,4721950
Quail339,734749
Other State Highlights, 2012
Economic Characteristics Quantity
Farm by value of sales
   Less than $1,00016,363
   $1,000 to $2,4994,900
   $2,500 to $4,9994,980
   $5,000 to $9,9995,125
   $10,000 to $19,9994,421
   $20,000 to $24,9991,265
   $25,000 to $39,9992,102
   $40,000 to $49,999896
   $50,000 to $99,9992,464
   $100,000 to $249,9992,033
   $250,000 to $499,9991,166
   $500,000 or more2,025
  
Total farm production expenses ($1,000)6,484,515
   Average per farm ($)135,830
  
Net cash farm income of the operations ($1,000)1,498,196
   Average per farm ($)31,382
Operator Characteristics Quantity
Principal operators by primary occupation
   Farming22,902
   Other24,838
 
Principal operators by sex
   Male37,745
   Female9,995
  
Average age of principal operator59.8
 
All operators by race 2
   American Indian or Alaska Native618
   Asian1,310
   Black or African American1,980
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander85
   White68,753
   More than one race409
  
All operators of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin 26,668
Note: See "Census of Agriculture, Volume 1, Geographic Area Series" for complete footnotes, explanations, definitions, and methodology.
   1 Universe is number of states in U.S. with item.
   2 Data were collected for a maximum of three operators per farm.
  (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.
   - Represents zero.