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Florida Cash Receipts 1998
(Calendar Year)

Florida Agricultural Facts 1999

Farm cash receipts from marketing Florida agricultural products in 1998 climbed to a record $6,686 billion.

Florida ranks No. 2 nationally in the value of vegetable production with cash receipts of more than $1.594 billion and ranks No. 4 for all crops with $5.354 billion.




Florida Cash Receipts For 1998
 

Cash Receipts

Percentof Total

ALL COMMODITIES

$6,686,356,000

100.00

CROPS

$5,354,616,000

80.08

Citrus

$1,607,610,000

24.04

Grapefruit

K-Early Citrus Fruit

Lemons

Limes

Oranges

Tangelos

Tangerines

Temple

$145,698,000

$40,000

$2,631,000

$4,826,000

$7,346,562,000

$20,337,000

$76,512,000

$11,004,000

2.18

0.00

0.04

0.07

17.87

0.30

1.14

0.16

Other Fruits and Nuts

$61,113,000

0.91

Avocados

Mangos

Pecans

Others

$16,468,000

N/A

$1,045,000

$43,600,000

0.25

N/A

0.02

0.65

Vegetables, Melons & Berries

$1,703,811,000

25.48

Blueberries

Cabbage

Carrots

Cucumbers

Eggplant

Escarole

Green Peppers

Lettuce

Potatoes

Radishes

Snap Beans

Squash

Strawberries

Sweet Corn

Tomatoes

Watermelons

$6,240,000

$26,320,000

$11,340,000

$69,492,000

$15,523,000

$11,550,000

$245,686,000

$11,024,000

$123,492,000

$18,816,000

$130,153,000

$54,515,000

$161,200,000

$103,249,000

$506,607,000

$60,120,000

0.09

0.39

0.17

1.04

0.23

0.17

3.67

0.16

1.85

0.28

1.95

0.82

2.41

1.54

7.58

0.90

Others

$148,480,000

2.22

Field Crops

$644,953,000

9.65

Corn

Cotton

Hay

Peanuts

Soybeans

Sugarcane

Tobacco

Wheat

Others

$8,022,000

$34,359,000

$13,886,000

$57,343,000

$4,961,000

$472,303,000

$29,942,000

$1,509,000

$22,628,000

0.12

0.51

0.21

0.86

0.07

7.06

0.45

0.02

0.34

Greenhouse/Nursery

$1,337,129,000

19.99

Floriculture

Ornamentals

Aquatic Plants

$653,700,000

$671,129,000

$12,300,000

9.78

10.04

0.18

LIVESTOCK AND PRODUCTS

$1,331,740,000

19.92

Milk

$423,878,000

6.34

Cattle/Calves

$293,327,000

4.39

Poultry and Eggs

$367,313,000

5.49

Broilers

Eggs

Others

$252,840,000

$112,707,000

$1,766,000

3.78

1.69

0.03

Aquaculture

$ 92,674,000

1.39

Catfish

Tropical Fish

Alligators

Clams & Oysters

Other Aquaculture

674,000

55,100,000

2,300,000

11,200,000

23,400,000

0.01

0.82

0.03

0.17

0.35

Miscellaneous Livestock

$154,548,000

2.31

Hogs

Honey

Horses & Mules

Sheep/Lambs/Wool

Others

$5,772,000

$14,426,000

111,600,000

$135,000

$22,615,000

0.09

0.22

1.67

0.00

0.34

Source: USDA Economic Research Service


Florida Cash Receipts By Years

Year

Total Crops

Total Livestock

Total Cash Receipts

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

$5,354,616,000

$5,116,136,000

$5,079,841,000

$4,850,299,000

$4,854,453,000

$1,331,740,000

$1,324,880,000

$1,228,739,000

$1,134,378,000

$1,194,603,000

$6,686,356,000

$6,441,016,000

$6,308,580,000

$5,984,667,000

$6,049,056,000

1993

1992

1991

1990

1989

$4,866,884,000

$4,973,212,000

$4,972,810,000

$4,442,594,000

$5,021,374,000

$1,211,505,000

$1,165,874,000

$1,171,626,000

$1,258,961,000

$1,218,705,000

$6,078,389,000

$6,140,095,000

$6,144,436,000

$5,701,555,000

$6,240,079,000

1988

1987

1986

1985

1984

$4,688,987,000

$4,207,362,000

$3,747,156,000

$3,762,770,000

$3,631,205,000

$1,146,040,000

$1,100,854,000

$1,030,336,000

$1,030,336,000

$1,098,633,000

$5,835,027,000

$5,308,216,000

$4,777,492,000

$4,793,106,000

$4,729,838,000

1983

1982

1981

1980

1979

$3,536,267,000

$3,309,638,000

$3,254,345,000

$3,116,101,000

$2,854,515,000

$1,078,395,000

$1,018,326,000

$1,026,286,000

$945,832,000

$1,001,311,000

$4,614,662,000

$4,327,964,000

$4,280,631,000

$4,061,933,000

$3,855,826,000

1978

1977

1976

1975

1974

$2,588,238,000

$1,875,359,000

$1,842,627,000

$1,867,875,000

$1,606,463,000

$849,558,000

$748,555,000

$682,643,000

$623,250,000

$543,582,000

$3,437,796,000

$2,623,914,000

$2,525,270,000

$2,491,125,000

$2,150,045,000

1973

1972

1971

1970

1969

$1,442,362,000

$1,219,336,000

$1,051,042,000

$902,877,000

$948,975,000

$603,814,000

$467,434,000

$407,325,000

$402,525,000

$382,874,000

$2,046,176,000

$1,686,635,000

$1,458,367,000

$1,305,402,000

$1,221,849,000

1968

1967

1966

1965

1964

$881,738,000

$810,235,000

$734,805,000

$737,418,000

$762,393,000

$323,705,000

$320,271,000

$302,566,000

$249,505,000

$220,975,000

$1,205,443,000

$1,130,506,000

$1,037,371,000

$986,923,000

$983,368,000

1963

1962

1960

1950

1940

1930

$675,717,000

$647,870,000

$550,348,000

$249,514,000

$61,069,000

$63,458,000

$224,740,000

$213,423,000

$210,472,000

$85,387,000

$18,966,000

$18,558,030

$900,457,000

$861,293,000

$760,820,000

$338,645,000

$80,431,000

$82,897,000

"Does not include forestry or seafood products.

Source: USDA Economic Research



U. S. Agricultural Cash Receipts By Leading States--1998

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

Georgia

$25,289,054,000

$13,460,000,000

$12,840,692,000

$10,092,232,000

$9,276,000,000

$9,001,475,000

$8,302,000,000

$8,155,006,000

$6,686,356,000

$5,887,154,000

12.11

6.45

6.15

4.83

4.44

4.31

3.98

3.90

3.20

2.82

U.S. Total

$208,664,538,000

100.00



U.S. Fresh Vegetable Cash Receipts by Leading States -- 1998

Rank

State

Cash Receipts

% of U.S. Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

California

Florida

Arizona

Texas

Georgia

New York

Washington

Michigan

Colorado

Oregon

$4,095,788,000

$1,703,811,000

$620,630,000

$337,117,000

$243,032,000

$209,168,000

$192,582,000

$148,687,000

$131,697,000

$127,358,000

50.57

21.03

7.66

4.16

3.00

2.58

2.37

1.83

1.62

1.57

U.S. Total

$8,098,891,000

100.00



U.S. Crop Cash Receipts by Leading States -- 1998

Rank

State

Cash Receipts

% of U.S. Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

California

Illinois

Iowa

Florida

Texas

Nebraska

Minnesota

Kansas

Washington

Indiana

$18,591,000,000

$7,341,000,000

$7,311,000,000

$5,354,616,000

$5,276,901,000

$4,550,182,000

$4,100,778,000

$3,984,532,000

$3,778,284,000

$3,610,023,000

16.64

6.57

6.54

4.73

4.70

4.05

3.65

3.55

3.37

3.22

U.S. Total

$112,096,591,000

100.00



Florida's Leading Cash Receipts By Commodity--1998
 

Commodity

Florida Receipts

U.S. Receipts

Florida % of U.S.

Florida National Ranking

Oranges

$7,346,562,000

$1,964,818,000

68.5

1

Tomatoes*

$506,604,000

$1,094,030,000

46.30

1

Sugarcane

$472,303,000

$884,375,000

53.40

1

Milk

$423,878,000

$23,871,006,000

1.77

14

House Plants

$392,721,000

$1,252,000,000

31.36

1

Cattle/Calves

$293,327,000

$35,999,620,000

.81

27

Broilers

$252,840,000

$15,144,551,000

1.66

16

Bell Peppers

$245,686,000

$472,197,000

52.03

1

Strawberries

$161,200,000

$1,029,741,000

15.65

2

Grapefruit

$145,695,000

$227,732,000

63.97

1

Snap Beans

$130,153,000

$231,984,000

56.10

1

Potatoes

$123,492,000

$2,181,840,000

5.65

7

Eggs

$112,707,000

$4,539,929,000

2.48

13

Sweet Corn

$103,249,000

$436,828,000

23.63

1

Ferns

$98,279,000

$125,587,000

78.25

1

Tangerines

$76,512,000

$99,875,000

76.60

1

Cucumbers

$69,492,000

$218,272,000

31.83

1

Watermelons

$60,120,000

$258,223,000

23.28

1

Hay

$58,650,000

$11,720,420,000

.50

36

Peanuts

$57,343,000

$1,008,488,000

5.68

5

Tropical Fish

$57,194,000

$60,053,000

95.23

1

Squash

$54,515,000

$2,808,636,000

46.88

1

Mushrooms

$40,720,000

$670,075,000

6.07

3

Cotton

$34,359,000

$4,321,585,000

0.79

16

Tobacco

$29,942,000

$2,808,636,000

1.06

7

Cabbage

$26,325,000

$312,769,000

8.41

4

Tangelos

$20,337,000

$20,337,000

100.0

1

Radishes

$18,816,000

$37,878,000

49.74

1

Orchids

$17,952,000

$64,043,000

28.03

2


Florida's Leading Cash Receipts By Commodity--1998 (continued)

 

Avocadoes

$16,468,000

$277,489,000

5.937

2

Gladioli

$16,343,000

$34,342,000

47.58

1

Eggplant

$15,523,000

$21,595,000

71.88

1

Poinsettas

$13,390,000

$211,984,000

6.31

3

Honey

$14,426,000

$144,304,000

9.99

3

Escarole

$11,550,000

$17,980,000

64.23

1

Carrots

$11,340,000

$450,588,000

2.51

6

Clams

$11,200,000

N/A

N/A

N/A

Temples

$11,004,000

$11,004,000

100.0

1

Romaine

$9,000,000

$253,000,000

3.55

3

Corn

$8,022,000

$19,092,000

0.04

38

Hogs

$5,772,000

$13,053,680,000

0.04

30

Source: USDA Economic Research Service
*Fresh Market


Percent of Florida Cash Receipts By Commodity

Percent Florida Cash Receipts 1998



Florida's Cash Receipts By Counties --- 1997
County

Crop Receipts

Livestock Receipts

Total Cash Receipts

Palm Beach

Dade

Hillsborough

Hendry

Collier

$868,894,000

$408,854,000

$263,704,000

$308,649,000

$267,865,000

$3,983,000

$7,648,000

$69,032,000

$14,788,000

$9,059,000

$872,877,000

$416,502,000

$332,736,000

$323,438,000

$276,924,000

Polk

Orange

Manatee

Highlands

DeSoto

$204,062,000

$244,298,000

$219,428,000

$167,155,000

$158,512,000

$49,396,000

$3,461,000

$20,196,000

$35,708,000

$22,471,000

$253,459,000

$247,759,000

$239,624,000

$202,863,000

$180,983,000

St. Lucie

Lake

Hardee

Martin

Okeechobee

$163,017,000

$144,075,000

$117,577,000

$116,737,000

$23,243,000

$10,120,000

$24,062,000

$37,261,000

$28,286,000

$104,762,000

$173,137,000

$168,137,000

$154,837,000

$145,023,000

$138,006,000

Suwannee

Volusia

Lee

Marion

Indian River

$40,493,000

$114,011,000

$114,048,000

$22,934,000

$90,076,000

$80,660,000

$6,346,000

$2,349,000

$78,596,000

$5,069,000

$121,153,000

$120,358,000

$116,397,000

$101,530,000

$95,144,000

Gadsden

Osceola

Pasco

Glades

Lafayette

$85,452,000

$60,423,000

$30,208,000

$37,899,000

$5,883,000

$7,181,000

$28,312,000

$54,093,000

$20,690,000

$48,439,000

$92,632,000

$88,784,000

$84,301,000

$58,589,000

$54,322,000

Gilchrist

Levy

Jackson

Alachua

Charlotte

$7,821,000

$16,562,000

$38,411,000

$31,112,000

$44,862,000

$44,222,000

$35,260,000

$13,044,000

$19,144,000

$5,300,000

$52,043,000

$51,822,000

$51,455,000

$50,256,000

$50,162,000

Broward

St. Johns

Brevard

Sumter

Putnam

$42,078,000

$44,030,000

$32,485,000

$9,488,000

$30,538,000

$6,946,000

$2,017,000

$5,471,000

$24,954,000

$3,486,000

$49,024,000

$46,047,000

$37,956,000

$34,442,000

$34,026,000

Madison

Holmes

Clay

Santa Rosa

Flagler

$11,678,000

$5,210,000

$3,284,000

$27,891,000

$26,612,000

$20,314,000

$26,324,000

$26,834,000

$2,080,000

$1,226,000

$31,992,000

$31,534,000

$30,118,000

$29,891,000

$27,837,000

Florida's Cash Receipts By Counties --- 1997 (continued)

Nassau

Duval

Baker

Sarasota

Hernando

Columbia

$552,000

$9,777,000

$9,728,000

$17,053,000

$6,349,000

$10,227,000

$27,020,000

$16,686,000

$15,476,000

$7,094,000

$16,662,000

$11,833,000

$27,572,000

$26,463,000

$25,204,000

$24,147,000

$23,011,000

$22,060,000

Seminole

Walton

Jefferson

Bradford

Calhoun

$18,232,000

$4,737,000

$13,970,000

$1,160,000

$14,495,000

$1,733,000

$15,031,000

$4,080,000

$16,242,000

$1,702,000

$19,966,000

$19,768,000

$18,050,000

$17,402,000

$16,197,000

Escambia

Hamilton

Pinellas

Union

Washington

$9,436,000

$6,879,000

$11,707,000

$3,764,000

$3,629,000

$6,747,000

$6,201000

$160,000

$7,245,000

$5,722,000

$16,183,000

$13,080,000

$11,867,000

$11,009,000

$9,352,000

Okaloosa

Citrus

Dixie

Taylor

Leon

$5,307,000

$3,692,000

$1,581,000

$846,000

$1,345,000

$3,404,000

$2,480,000

$3,045,000

$3,467,000

$2,118,000

$8,711,000

$6,172,000

$4,626,000

$4,312,000

$3,463,000

Wakulla

Bay

$498,000

$2,453,000

2,564,000

$219,000

$3,062,000

$2,672,000

STATE

$5,116,136,000

$1,324,880,000

**$6,441,016,000

* Franklin, Gulf and Monroe less than $1,000,000, figured into totals
** 1998 county breakdown figures will not be available until 2000
Source: USDA Census

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, squash, and horticulture; Marion leads in the number of thoroughbred horses; Volusia leads in cut ferns and Hillsborough in tropical fish.

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