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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner

Brevard County

Located in Central East Florida

Brevard County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 1,610,831 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 949,346 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 3,118,118 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 163 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 3,106 over-winter active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 646 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 5,158 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
445 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Forage (1) 1,069 dormant grow grow/mow grow/mow
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Mangoes (1) 46 growing fruit set harvest growing
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 3,195 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 491,312 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 25,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 356 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,056 over-winter foaling growing growing
Sources:
(1) 2002 Census of Agriculture
(2) 2005 USDA NASS Quick Stats
(3) 2004 USDA NASS Quick Stats
(4) 2006 USDA NASS Quick Stats
(5) Average harvest 2002-2004, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

For general info about agriculture in Brevard County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 847-4201

Brevard County Cooperative Extension Service
Web: brevard.ifas.ufl.edu

Main Office - Cocoa
Phone: (321) 633-1702

North Office - Titusville
Phone: (321) 264-5289

South Office - Palm Bay
Phone: (321) 952-4536

Brevard County Farm Bureau
Cocoa
Phone: (321) 636-4361
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Brevard

Brevard Soil And Water Conservation District
Cocoa
Phone: (321) 633-1702

For info about specific crops grown in Brevard County, contact:

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 488-4676
Web: myfwc.com

Indian River Citrus League
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 562-2728
Email:

Citrus Grower Associates, Inc.
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 665-0709

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Web: http://www.flcitrusmutual.com

Tropical Fruit Growers of South Florida
Homestead
Phone: (305) 246-8460
Phone: (305) 401-1502
Email:
Web: www.tropicalfruitgrowers.com

Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association
Orlando
Phone: (407) 295-7994
Email:
Web: www.fngla.org

Florida Association of Livestock Markets
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-4557

Florida Cattlemen’s Association
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-6221
Web: www.floridacattlemen.org

Florida Dairy Goat Association
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 421-4452
Web: www.fdga.org

Florida Meat Goat Association
Lake Butler
Phone: (386) 496-3166

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