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Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner

Collier County

Located in Southwest Florida

Collier County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 1,438,603 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 960,393 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 27 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 4,152 active active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 1,157 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 32,531 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangeloes, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
1,190 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Forage (1) 225 semi-dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Watermelon (1) 1,304 grow harvest   transplant
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 1,209 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 3,118,148 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 9,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 143 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 396 over-winter foaling growing growing
Vegetables
Cucumbers (1) 800 harvest harvest plant harvest
Peppers (1) 1,254 harvest harvest plant harvest
Potatoes (1) 2,280 grow harvest   plant
Squash (1) 388 harvest harvest plant harvest
Tomatoes (1) 14,086 harvest 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 Collier County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Clewiston
Joy Llossas, Acting County Executive Director
Phone: (863) 983-7250
Fax: (863) 983-8709
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/a/countyLink

Collier County Extension Service
Naples
Phone: (239) 353-4244
Fax: (239) 353-7127
Email:
Web: collier.ifas.ufl.edu/

Immokalee State Farmers’ Market
Immokalee
Jerry Hubbart, Senior Market Manager
Phone: (239) 658-3505
Fax: (239) 658-3508
Email:

Collier County Farm Bureau
Naples
Phone: (239) 262-3667
Fax: (239) 455-1660
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Collier

Collier Soil And Water Conservation District
Naples
Phone: (239) 455-4100
Fax: (239) 455-2693

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

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

Gulf Citrus Growers Association
LaBelle
Phone: (863) 675-2180
Fax: (863) 675-8087
Email:
Web: www.gulfcitrus.org/

Citrus Grower Associates, Inc.
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 665-0709
Fax: (863) 667-3787

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Fax: (863) 682-1074
Web: flcitrusmutual.com/content/

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 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 Fruit and Vegetable Association
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Fax: (321) 214-0210
Email:
Web: www.ffva.com/

Florida Tomato Committee
Maitland
Phone: (407) 660-1949
Fax: (407) 660-1656
Email:
Web: www.floridatomatoes.org

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