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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

Calhoun County

Located in Northwest Florida

Calhoun County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 1,631 over-winter active active active
Field Crops
Cotton (3) 7,200   planting growing harvest
Field Corn (2) 1,100   planting growing harvest
Forage (1) 1,540 dormant grow grow/mow grow/mow
Peanuts (2) 3,100   planting growing harvest
Soybeans (2) 100   planting growing harvest
Wheat (1) 164 growing harvest   planting
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Pecans (1) undisclosed dormant crop set growing harvest
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 702 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) undisclosed in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 4,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 269 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 99 over-winter foaling growing growing
Vegetables
Snap Beans 20   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

For general info about agriculture in Calhoun County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Blountstown
Charles H. Golden, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 674-8388
Fax: (850) 674-5099
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/6/countyLink

Calhoun County Cooperative Extension Service
Blountstown
Phone: (850) 674-8323
Fax: (850) 674-8353
Email:
Web: calhoun.ifas.ufl.edu/

Calhoun County Farm Bureau
Blountstown
Phone: (850) 674-5471
Fax: (850) 674-5260
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Calhoun

Calhoun Soil and Water Conservation District (Chipola River)
Blountstown
Phone: (850) 674-8271
Fax: (850) 674-5099

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

Florida Peanut Producers Association
Marianna
Phone: (850) 526-2590
Fax: (850) 526-2277
Email:
Web: www.flpeanuts.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 Cattlemenís Association
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-6221
Fax: (407) 933-8209
Email:
Web: www.floridacattlemen.org/

West Florida Livestock Association
Quincy
Phone: (850) 875-7255
Fax: (850) 875-7257

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

Florida Meat Goat Association
Lake Butler
Phone: (386) 496-3166
Fax: (386) 496-4455

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