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FL Agriculture

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Agriculture Statistics - Florida
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 20, 2006, 13:34 PST




TOP COMMODITIES, EXPORTS, AND COUNTIES

Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2001
Commodity Value of receipts
thousand $
Percent of state total
farm receipts
Percent of US value
1.     Greenhouse/nursery 1,517,989 23.7 11.0
2.     Oranges 786,289 12.3 57.4
3.     Tomatoes 499,958 7.8 30.0
4.     Cane for sugar 484,118 7.5 52.7
5.     Dairy products 428,802 6.7 1.7
 
All commodities
6,415,882   3.2
 
For more details about Florida's top agriculture commodities, see Leading commodities for cash receipts, or contact Roger Strickland, 202-694-5592.



Top 5 agriculture exports, estimates, FY 2001
Commodity Rank among
states
Value
million $
1.     Fruits and preparations 3 527.5
2.     Other 6 367.2
3.     Vegetables and preparations 7 146.6
4.     Live animals and meat 21 66.4
5.     Poultry and products 18 37.8
 
Overall
13 1,241.7
 
For more information on exports see the Agricultural Trade Briefing Room or ERS's Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) or contact Carol Whitton, 202-694-5287.



Top 5 counties in agricultural sales 1997
Counties Percent of state's
total receipts
Million $
1.     Palm Beach 14.5 872.9
2.     Dade 6.9 416.5
3.     Hillsborough 5.5 332.7
4.     Hendry 5.4 323.4
5.     Collier 4.6 276.9
 
State total
  6,004.6
 
For more information about the Census of Agriculture see the National Agricultural
Statistics Service's
web page, or call 1-800-727-9540.

*EXTRA* Need more? For a printable fact sheet about Florida's Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.




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