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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

Broward County

Located in Southeast Florida

< td align="right"> 12,000
Broward County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 487,776 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 380,511 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 10,689 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 2,000 active active active active
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Mangoes (1) 24 growing fruit set harvest growing
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 2,507 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 2,735,791 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 218 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,638 over-winter foaling growing growing
Vegetables
Peppers (1) 45 harvest   plant grow
Sweet Corn (1) undisclosed harvest   plant harvest
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 Broward County, contact:

Farm Service Agency

Davie
Phone: (954) 584-1306
Fax: (954) 792-4919
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/5/countyLink

West Palm Beach
Layne Ballard, County Executive Director
Phone: (561) 683-2285
Fax: (561) 683-6249
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/5/countyLink

Broward County Cooperative Extension Service
Davie
Phone: (954) 370-3725
Fax: (954) 370-3737
Web: www.broward.org/extension/

Pompano State Farmers’ Market
Pompano Beach
Al Castro, Senior Market Manager
Phone: (954) 786-4828
Fax: (954) 786-4830
Email:

Broward County Farm Bureau
Margate
Phone: (954) 972-2525
Fax: (954) 969-9543
Email:
Web: www.browardfarmbureau.com

Broward Soil And Water Conservation District
Davie
Phone: (954) 584-1306
Fax: (954) 792-4919

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

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 488-4676
Web: floridaconservation.org/

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
Fax: (407) 295-1619
Email:
Web: www.fngla.org

Florida Association of Livestock Markets
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-4557
Fax: (407) 933-8209

Florida Cattlemen’s Association
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-6221
Fax: (407) 933-8209
Email:
Web: www.floridacattlemen.org/

Florida Sweet Corn Exchange
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Fax: (321) 214-0210
Email:
Web: www.freshsupersweetcorn.com

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