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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

Clay County

Located in Northeast Florida

Clay County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 383 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 151,873 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 223 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 6 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 214 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Forage 2,474 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 249 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) 9,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 1,050 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 936 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Layers 714 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 147 over-winter lambing 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 Clay County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
East Palatka
Kathleen DeFord, County Executive Director
Phone: (386) 328-5051
Fax: (386) 328-3054
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/9/countyLink

Clay County Cooperative Extension Service
Green Cove Springs
Phone: (904) 284-6355
Fax: (904) 529-9776
E-mail:
Web: clay.ifas.ufl.edu/

Clay County Farm Bureau
Middleburg
Phone: (904) 282-0644
Fax: (904) 282-6944
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Clay

Clay Soil And Water Conservation District
Green Cove Springs
Phone: (904) 284-6355, Ext. 588
Fax: (904) 529-9776

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

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

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/

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

Florida Poultry Federation
Tampa
Phone: (813) 628-4551
Fax: (813) 620-4008
Email:

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