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

Escambia County

Located in Northwest Florida

Escambia County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 1,906 over-winter active active active
Aquaculture
Catfish/1,000 lbs. (1) 2,227 in production in production in production in production
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 1,149,953 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 72,909 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 293,555 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Field Crops
Cotton (3) 10,000   plant growing harvest
Field Corn (2) 2,400   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 4,375 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 9,000   plant growing harvest
Soybeans (2) 1,300   plant growing harvest
Wheat (1) 1,121 grow harvest plant  
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Blueberries (1) 19 fruit set harvest grow dormant
Pecans (1) 898 dormant grow set nuts harvest
Watermelon (1) 9 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 213 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 365,098 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 8,600 over-winter calving growing growing
Dairy Cattle (4) 400 in production in production in production in production
Goats (1) 543 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,297 over-winter foaling growing growing
Sheep (1) 31 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 45 harvest harvest plant harvest
Woodland Crops
Christmas Trees (1) 38 plant grow grow 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 Escambia County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Molino
Charles Woodward, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 587-5345
Fax: (850) 587-5406
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/f/countyLink

Escambia County Cooperative Extension Service
Cantonment
Phone (850) 475-5230
Fax (850) 475-5233
Web: escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/

Escambia County Farm Bureau
Molino
Phone: (850) 587-2135
Fax: (850) 587-2137
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Escambia

Escambia Soil And Water Conservation District
Molino
Phone: (850) 587-5404
Fax: (850) 587-5406

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

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

Florida Peanut Producers Association
Marianna
Phone: (850) 526-2590
Fax: (850) 526-2277
Email:
Web: www.flpeanuts.com/

Florida Blueberry Growers Association
Gainesville
Phone: (352) 392-4711
Fax: (352) 393-1928
Email:
Web: www.floridablueberrygrowers.com/index.html

Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association
Orlando
Phone: (407) 295-7994
Fax: (407) 295-1619
Email: g
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 Holstein Association
Sparr
Phone: (352) 629-4734
Fax: (352) 629-3617

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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