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Florida Cash Receipts 1997

Florida Agricultural Facts, 1998 Edition

Farm cash receipts from marketing Florida agricultural products in 1997 decreased slightly by 1.9 percent from the previous year, but still recording the 5th highest total in history.

Florida ranks No. 2 nationally in the value of vegetable production with cash receipts of more than $1.594 billion and ranks No. 5 for all crops with $4.855 billion.




Florida Cash Receipts For 1997

Cash Receipts

Percent of Total

ALL COMMODITIES

$6,119,914,000

100.00

CROPS

$4,855,073,000

79.74

Citrus

$1,376,228,000 22.04

Grapefruit

K-Early Citrus Fruit

Lemons

Limes

Oranges

Tangelos

Tangerines

Temple

$173,849,000

$669,000

$1,290,000

$4,059,000

$1,115,429,000

$12,638,000

$55,777,000

$12,517,000

2.78

0.01

0.02

0.07

17.87

0.20

0.89

0.20

Other Fruits and Nuts

$57,186,000 0.91
Avocados

Mangos

Pecans

Others

$14,016,000

$1,450,000

$1,320,000

$40,400,000

0.22

0.02

0.10

0.65

Vegetables, Melons and Berries $1,594,564,000 25.08
Blueberries

Cabbage

Carrots

Cucumbers

Eggplant

Escarole

Green Peppers

Lettuce

Potatoes

Radishes

Snap Beans

Squash

Strawberries

Sweet Corn

Tomatoes Watermelons

$6,005,000

$43,993,000

$16,361,000

$86,479,000

$14,144,000

$6,888,000

$206,858,000

$5,634,000

$79,584,000

$17,840,000

$62,395,000

$28,246,000

$146,119,000

$122,000,000

$487,060,000

$54,750,000

2.34

0.70

0.26

1.39

0.23

0.11

3.31

0.09

1.27

0.29

1.00

0.45

2.34

1.95

9.78

0.88

Others $210,208,000 3.37
Field Crops $649,387,000 10.19
Corn

Cotton

Hay

Peanuts

Soybeans

Sugarcane

Tobacco

Wheat

Others

$16,857,000

$45,465,000

$12,791,000

$54,050,000

$7,174,000

$432,632,000

$32,293,000

$1,816,000

$33,059,000

0.27

0.73

0.20

0.87

0.11

6.93

0.52

0.03

0.53

Greenhouse/Nursery $1,190,908,000 19.07
Floriculture

Ornamentals

Aquatic Plants

$653,878,000

$523,830,000

$13,200,000

10.47

8.39

0.21

LIVESTOCK AND PRODUCTS

$1,264,841,000 20.26

Milk

$407,880,000 6.53

Cattle/Calves

$312,828,000 5.01

Poultry and Eggs

$353,838,000 5.67

Broilers

Eggs

Others

$229,383,000

$123,701,000

$754,000

3.67

1.98

0.01

Aquaculture $ 88,301,000 1.41
Catfish

Tropical Fish

Alligators

Clams & Oysters

Other Aquaculture

637,000

57,200,000

3,190,000

13,100,000

14,174,000

0.01

0.92

0.05

0.21

0.23

Miscellaneous Livestock

$101,994,000 1.63
Hogs

Honey

Sheep/Lambs/Wool

Others

$11,883,000

$11,738,000

$138,000

$78,235,000

0.19

0.19

0.00

1.25

Source: USDA Economic Research Service



Florida Cash Receipts By Years

Year Total Crops Total Livestock Total Cash Receipts
1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

$4,855,073,000

$5,033,296,000

$4,846,165,000

$4,854,008,000

$4,866,884,000

$4,973,212,000

$1,264,841,000

$1,205,813,000

$1,136,509,000

$1,194,603,000

$1,211,505,000

$1,165,874,000

$6,119,914,000

$6,239,109,000

$5,982,624,000

$6,048,611,000

$6,078,389,000

$6,140,095,000

1991

1990

1989

1988

1987

$4,972,810,000

$4,442,594,000

$5,021,374,000

$4,688,987,000

$4,207,362,000

$1,171,626,000

$1,258,961,000

$1,218,705,000

$1,146,040,000

$1,100,854,000

$6,144,436,000

$5,701,555,000

$6,240,079,000

$5,835,027,000

$5,308,216,000

1986

1985

1984

1983

1982

$3,747,156,000

$3,762,770,000

$3,631,205,000

$3,536,267,000

$3,309,638,000

$1,030,336,000

$1,030,336,000

$1,098,633,000

$1,078,395,000

$1,018,326,000

$4,777,492,000

$4,793,106,000

$4,729,838,000

$4,614,662,000

$4,327,964,000

1981

1980

1979

1978

1977

$3,254,345,000

$3,116,101,000

$2,854,515,000

$2,588,238,000

$1,875,359,000

$1,026,286,000

$945,832,000

$1,001,311,000

$849,558,000

$748,555,000

$4,280,631,000

$4,061,933,000

$3,855,826,000

$3,437,796,000

$2,623,914,000

1976

1975

1974

1973

1972

$1,842,627,000

$1,867,875,000

$1,606,463,000

$1,442,362,000

$1,219,336,000

$682,643,000

$623,250,000

$543,582,000

$603,814,000

$467,434,000

$2,525,270,000

$2,491,125,000

$2,150,045,000

$2,046,176,000

$1,686,635,000

1971

1970

1969

1968

1967

$1,051,042,000

$902,877,000

$948,975,000

$881,738,000

$810,235,000

$407,325,000

$402,525,000

$382,874,000

$323,705,000

$320,271,000

$1,458,367,000

$1,305,402,000

$1,221,849,000

$1,205,443,000

$1,130,506,000

1966

1965

1964

1963

1962

$734,805,000

$737,418,000

$762,393,000

$675,717,000

$647,870,000

$302,566,000

$249,505,000

$220,975,000

$224,740,000

$213,423,000

$1,037,371,000

$986,923,000

$983,368,000

$900,457,000

$861,293,000

1961

1960

1950

1940

1930

$649,933,000

$550,348,000

$249,514,000

$61,069,000

$63,458,000

$207,709,000

$210,472,000

$85,387,000

$18,966,000

$18,558,030

$857,642,000

$760,820,000

$338,645,000

$80,431,000

$82,897,000

*Does not include forestry or seafood/aquaculture products.



U. S. Agricultural Cash Receipts By Leading States--1997

Rank

State

Cash Receipts

% of U.S. Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

California

Texas

Iowa

Nebraska

Illinois

Kansas

North Carolina

Minnesota

Florida

Arkansas

$24,885,000,000

$13,471,000,000

$12,841,000,000

$10,092,000,000

$9,278,000,000

$9,002,000,000

$8,302,000,000

$8,155,000,000

$6,120,000,000

$5,862,000,000

11.94

6.46

6.16

4.84

4.45

4.32

3.98

3.91

2.93

2.81

U.S. Total

$208,275,000,000

100.00



U.S. Fresh Vegetable Cash Receipts by Leading States -- 1997

Rank

State

Cash Receipts

% of U.S. Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

California

Florida

Arizona

Georgia

Texas

New York

Washington

Michigan

New Jersey

Colorado

$4,217,124,000

$1,594,564,000

$521,963,000

$299,886,000

$247,927,000

$160,326,000

$144,888,000

$126,286,000

$113,798,000

$106,086,000

53.40

20.51

6.60

3.79

3.13

2.03

1.83

1.59

1.44

1.34

U.S. Total

$7,773,426,000

100.00



U.S. Crop Cash Receipts by Leading States -- 1997

Rank

State

Cash Receipts

% of U.S. Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

California

Illinois

Iowa

Texas

Florida

Nebraska

Minnesota

Kansas

Washington

Indiana

$18,591,000,000

$7,341,000,000

$7,311,000,000

$5,285,000,000

$4,855,073,000

$4,550,000,000

$4,101,000,000

$3,985,000,000

$3,841,000,000

$3,611,000,000

16.64

6.57

6.54

4.73

4.34

4.07

3.67

3.56

3.43

3.23

U.S. Total

$109,424,778,000

100.00



Florida's Leading Cash Receipts By Commodity--1997

Commodity

Florida Receipts

U.S. Receipts

Florida % of U.S.

Florida National Ranking

Oranges

$1,115,429,000 $1,936,416,000

57.6

1

Tomatoes*

$487,060,000 $1,123,560,000

43.34

1

Sugarcane

$446,853,000 $810,911,000

53.35

1

House Plants

$432,632,000 $1,222,757,000

34.09

1

Milk

$407,880,000 $20,561,922,000

1.98

14

Cattle/Calves

$312,828,000 $31,103,293,000

1.0

28

Broilers

$229,383,000 $14,152,519,000

1.62

16

Bell Peppers

$206,858,000 $502,595,000

41.15

1

Grapefruit

$173,849,000 $274,514,000

63.32

1

Strawberries

$146,119,000 $907,523,000

16.1

2

Eggs

$123,701,000 $4,530,522,000

2.73

13

Sweet Corn*

$122,000,000 $398,279,000

30.63

1

Potatoes

$98,172,000 $2,604,189,000

3.76

10

Cucumbers*

$86,479,000 $185,194,000

46.69

2

Ferns

$85,479,000 $105,239,000

81.26

1

Snap Beans*

$62,395,000 $156,377,000

39.90

1

Tropical Fish

$57,200,000 $59,963,000

95.39

1

Tangerines

$55,777,000 $118,531,000

47.05

1

Peanuts

$54,778,000 $927,047,000

5.9

7

Watermelons

$54,750,000 $309,230,000

17.70

2

Hay

$53,820,000 $13,416,721,000

0.4

39

Cotton

$47,640,000 $6,142,346,000

0.8

14

Cabbage*

$43,993,000 $279,291,000

15.75

3

Mushrooms

$43,286,000 $765,796,000

5.65

3

Tobacco

$32,293,000 $3,039,217,000

1.06

7

Squash*

$28,246,000 $56,797,000

49.73

1

Poinsettias

$18,525,000 $222,395,000

8.32

2

Orchids

$17,961,000 $64,289,000

27.93

2

Radishes

$17,840,000 $25,977,000

68.67

1

Corn

$16,857,000 $24,394,072,000

0.06

36

Carrots*

$16,366,000 $441,193,000

3.7

5

Gladioli

$14,789,000 $33,945,000

43.56

1

Eggplant*

$14,144,000 $17,558,000

80.55

1

Avocados

$14,016,000 $265,846,000

5.27

2

Clams

$12,700,000

N/A

N/A

N/A

Tangelos

$12,638,000 $12,638,000

100.0

1

Temples $12,517,000 $12,517,000 100.0 1
Hogs $11,883,000 $12,698,454,000 0.09 31
Honey $11,738,000 $144,680,000 8.11 3
Source: USDA Economic Research Service
*Fresh Market

Percent of Florida Cash Receipts By Commodity

Percent Florida Cash Receipts---1997




Florida's Cash Receipts By Counties --- 1996

County

Crop Receipts

Livestock Receipts

Total Cash Receipts

Palm Beach

Dade

Hillsborough

Hendry

Collier

$952,443,000

$409,085,000

$228,520,000

$306,342,000

$299,049,000

$8,923,000

$15,136,000

$96,542,000

$17,197,000

$4,532,000

$961,366,000

$424,221,000

$325,062,000

$323,539,000

$303,581,000

St. Lucie

Polk

Manatee

Orange

Highlands

$248,417,000

$213,325,000

$221,906,000

$237,403,000

$191,974,000

$12,111,000

$37,371,000

$22,542,000

$4,033,000

$32,088,000

$260,528,000

$250,696,000

$244,448,000

$241,436,000

$224,062,000

Martin

Indian River

DeSoto

Hardee

Okeechobee

$168,739,000

$178,611,000

$143,622,000

$119,833,000

$29,378,000

$22,193,000

$5,516,000

$16,052,000

$31,985,000

$115,892,000

$190,932,000

$184,127,000

$159,674,000

$151,818,000

$145,270,000

Suwannee

Lake

Lee

Volusia

Marion

$30,073,000

$84,087,000

$92,472,000

$82,853,000

$18,568,000

$82,974,000

$22,161,000

$3,187,000

$10,193,000

$71,508,000

$113,047,000

$106,968,000

$95,659,000

$93,046,000

$90,076,000

Gadsden

Pasco

Jackson

Glades

Osceola

$76,717,000

$25,668,000

$45,229,000

$37,589,000

$37,953,000

$6,026,000

$47,253,000

$18,579,000

$24,776,000

$21,351,000

$82,743,000

$72,922,000

$63,808,000

$62,365,000

$59,304,000

Lafayette

Levy

St. Johns

Alachua

Clay

$4,999,000

$11,029,000

$44,925,000

$28,127,000

$2,187,000

$47,469,000

$36,797,000

$1,876,000

$15,893,000

$38,798,000

$52,468,000

$47,826,000

$46,801,000

$44,020,000

$40,985,000

Broward

Charlotte

Brevard

Sumter

Holmes

$31,251,000

$39,635,000

$24,782,000

$17,350,000

$6,825,000

$9,550,000

$5,269,000

$14,200,000

$21,409,000

$31,680,000

$40,801,000

$39,635,000

$38,982,000

$38,759,000

$38,505,000

Putnam

Nassau

Baker

Santa Rosa

Gilchrist

$30,843,000

$725,000

$13,439,000

$30,322,000

$7,464,000

$31,680,000

$33,374,000

$19,694,000

$2,121,000

$23,744,000

$37,273,000

$34,099,000

$33,133,000

$32,433,000

$31,208,000

Walton

Duval

Jefferson

Madison

Seminole

Columbia

$4,170,000

$7,837,000

$13,013,000

$7,322,000

$21,235,000

$9,356,000

$24,368,000

$18,533,000

$11,698,000

$16,152,000

$2,080,000

$13,732,000

$28,538,000

$26,390,000

$24,711,000

$23,474,000

$23,315,000

$23,088,000

Hernando

Bradford

Sarasota

Calhoun

Escambia

$2,389,000

$1,990,000

$15,474,000

$18,243,000

$11,986,000

$19,727,000

$19,836,000

$5,978,000

$1,804,000

$7,169,000

$22,166,000

$21,826,000

$21,452,000

$20,047,000

$19,155,000

Hamilton

Pinellas

Washington

Flagler

Union

$11,199,000

$13,010,000

$5,110,000

$9,435,000

$2,911,000

$6,243,000

$379,000

$7,897,000

$1,193,000

$6,806,000

$17,442,000

$13,407,000

$13,007,000

$10,628,000

$9,717,000

Okaloosa

Citrus

Leon

Dixie

Taylor

$4,336,000

$2,833,000

$1,962,000

$1,445,000

$758,000

$4,189,000

$3,685,000

$1,891,000

$1,655,000

$2,126,000

$8,525,000

$6,518,000

$3,853,000

$3,100,000

$2,884,000

Wakulla

Liberty

Bay

$423,000

$86,000

$827,000

$1,396,000

$1,019,000

$118,000

$1,819,000

$1,105,000

$945,000

STATE

$4,941,830,000 $1,238,137,000 **$6,179,967,000

* Franklin, Gulf and Monroe less than $500,000, figured into totals
** 1997 county breakdown figures will not be available until 1999
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis

 


Florida Farm Facts

Florida Farm Facts

Eight Florida counties are among the nations major agriculture leaders: Palm Beach leads the nation in the production of sugarcane and fresh sweet corn; Polk leads in the production of oranges; St. Lucie leads in the production of grapefruit; Manatee leads in production of fresh tomatoes; Dade leads in the production of fresh snap beans and squash; and Marion leads in the number of thoroughbred horses; Volusia leads in cut ferns and Hillsborough in tropical fish.


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