2016 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Florida
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Feb/19/2018

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Pct of Ag Land100
Farm Operations - Operations, Measured in Pct of Farm Operations100
Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation200
Farm Operations - Number of Operations47,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated9,410,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )908,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )122,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )1,700,000
Goats, Meat & Other - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )44,000
Goats, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2017 )10,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2016 )18,000
Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head63,200,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head20,350
Milk - Production, Measured in $490,588,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb2,503,000,000
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 AcresYieldProduction or SalesPrice per UnitValue of Production or Sales in Dollars
ORANGES
ORANGES387,000211 BOXES / ACRE13.1 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV1,070,657,000
ORANGES, PROCESSING77,770,000 BOXES12.84 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV998,644,000
ORANGES, FRESH MARKET3,930,000 BOXES18.32 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV72,013,000
ORANGES, UTILIZED3,677,000 TONS
TOMATOES
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN30,00028,000260 CWT / ACRE7,280,000 CWT382,200,000
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, FRESH MARKET382,200,000
TOMATOES, FRESH MARKET52.5 $ / CWT
TOMATOES52.5 $ / CWT
TOMATOES, IN THE OPEN, UTILIZED7,280,000 CWT
STRAWBERRIES
STRAWBERRIES10,80010,700205 CWT / ACRE2,193,500 CWT166 $ / CWT364,121,000
STRAWBERRIES, FRESH MARKET166 $ / CWT364,121,000
STRAWBERRIES, UTILIZED2,193,500 CWT
SWEET CORN
SWEET CORN37,60034,500145 CWT / ACRE5,002,500 CWT32 $ / CWT160,080,000
SWEET CORN, FRESH MARKET32 $ / CWT160,080,000
SWEET CORN, UTILIZED5,002,500 CWT
GRAPEFRUIT
GRAPEFRUIT37,500288 BOXES / ACRE12.61 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV136,224,000
GRAPEFRUIT, FRESH MARKET4,946,000 BOXES17.44 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV86,279,000
GRAPEFRUIT, PROCESSING5,854,000 BOXES8.53 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV49,945,000
GRAPEFRUIT, UTILIZED459,000 TONS
HAY
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)300,0002.7 TONS / ACRE810,000 TONS160 $ / TON129,600,000
HAY300,0002.7 TONS / ACRE810,000 TONS160 $ / TON129,600,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE129,600,000
PEPPERS
PEPPERS, BELL, FRESH MARKET33.1 $ / CWT125,962,000
PEPPERS, BELL13,50012,900295 CWT / ACRE3,805,500 CWT33.1 $ / CWT125,962,000
PEPPERS, BELL, UTILIZED3,805,500 CWT
CUCUMBERS
CUCUMBERS24,30021,700180 CWT / ACRE3,906,000 CWT30.3 $ / CWT118,167,000
CUCUMBERS, FRESH MARKET33 $ / CWT66,769,000
CUCUMBERS, PROCESSING546 $ / TON51,398,000
CUCUMBERS, UTILIZED3,906,000 CWT
MELONS
MELONS, WATERMELON20,00019,500350 CWT / ACRE6,825,000 CWT16.1 $ / CWT109,883,000
MELONS, WATERMELON, FRESH MARKET16.1 $ / CWT109,883,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP2,4002,300270 CWT / ACRE621,000 CWT19.1 $ / CWT11,861,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, FRESH MARKET19.1 $ / CWT11,861,000
MELONS, CANTALOUP, UTILIZED621,000 CWT
MELONS, WATERMELON, UTILIZED6,825,000 CWT
PEANUTS
PEANUTS155,000146,0003,800 LB / ACRE554,800,000 LB0.193 $ / LB108,354,000
POTATOES
POTATOES25,00022,900235 CWT / ACRE5,382,000 CWT16.1 $ / CWT86,650,000
BEANS
BEANS, SNAP28,20027,30055 CWT / ACRE1,501,500 CWT51 $ / CWT76,530,000
BEANS, SNAP, FRESH MARKET55 $ / CWT73,992,000
BEANS, SNAP, PROCESSING325 $ / TON2,538,000
BEANS, SNAP, UTILIZED1,501,500 CWT
COTTON
COTTON, UPLAND103,000102,000922 LB / ACRE196,000 480 LB BALES0.678 $ / LB65,088,000
COTTON, COTTONSEED55,000 TONS157 $ / TON8,949,000
COTTON103,000102,000922 LB / ACRE196,000 480 LB BALES
BLUEBERRIES
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, UTILIZED3,110 LB / ACRE14,600,000 LB53,656,000
BLUEBERRIES, TAME4,70014,700,000 LB3.68 $ / LB
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, FRESH MARKET(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
BLUEBERRIES, TAME, PROCESSING(D) LB(D) $ / LB(D)
CABBAGE
CABBAGE8,5007,900340 CWT / ACRE2,686,000 CWT18.4 $ / CWT49,422,000
CABBAGE, FRESH MARKET18.4 $ / CWT49,422,000
CABBAGE, UTILIZED2,686,000 CWT
TANGERINES
TANGERINES8,300170 BOXES / ACRE23.17 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV32,784,000
TANGERINES, FRESH MARKET958,000 BOXES30.4 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV29,123,000
TANGERINES, PROCESSING457,000 BOXES8.01 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV3,661,000
TANGERINES, UTILIZED67,000 TONS
SQUASH
SQUASH6,0005,800115 CWT / ACRE667,000 CWT45.1 $ / CWT30,082,000
SQUASH, FRESH MARKET45.1 $ / CWT30,082,000
SQUASH, UTILIZED667,000 CWT
CORN
CORN, GRAIN40,000145 BU / ACRE5,800,000 BU3.93 $ / BU19,720,000
CORN80,000
CORN, SILAGE35,00019 TONS / ACRE665,000 TONS
AVOCADOS
AVOCADOS6,0004.02 TONS / ACRE24,100 TONS798 $ / TON19,080,000
AVOCADOS, UTILIZED23,900 TONS
AVOCADOS, PROCESSING(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
AVOCADOS, FRESH MARKET(D) TONS(D) $ / TON(D)
SOYBEANS
SOYBEANS31,00029,00036 BU / ACRE1,044,000 BU8.75 $ / BU9,135,000
TANGELOS
TANGELOS2,500156 BOXES / ACRE22.23 $ / BOX8,784,000
TANGELOS, FRESH MARKET240,000 BOXES32.45 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV7,788,000
TANGELOS, PROCESSING150,000 BOXES6.64 $ / BOX, PHD EQUIV996,000
TANGELOS, UTILIZED18,000 TONS
WHEAT
WHEAT, WINTER25,00017,00030 BU / ACRE510,000 BU3.9 $ / BU1,989,000
WHEAT25,00017,00030 BU / ACRE510,000 BU3.9 $ / BU1,989,000
SUGARCANE
SUGARCANE, SEED17,00046.1 TONS / ACRE784,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR400,00040.3 TONS / ACRE16,120,000 TONS
SUGARCANE, SUGAR & SEED417,00040.5 TONS / ACRE16,904,000 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.