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

Gadsden County

Located in North Central Florida

Gadsden County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 322 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Field Corn (2) 1,300   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 2,120 dormant grow grow/mow grow/mow
Peanuts (2) 1,300   plant growing harvest
Soybeans (2) 700   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Grapes (1) 33 dormant growing fruit set harvest
Pecans (1) 255 dormant growing nut set harvest
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 1,110 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 5,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 365 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 500 over-winter foaling growing growing
Sheep (1) 66 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 33   plant harvest  
Snap Beans (1) 15 plant harvest    
Squash (1) 12 plant harvest    
Tomatoes (1) 2,400 plant 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

For general info about agriculture in Gadsden County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Quincy
Bobbie Sellars, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 627-6365
Fax: (850) 627-4267
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/12/countyLink

Gadsden County Cooperative Extension Service
Quincy
Phone: (850) 875-7255
Fax: (850) 875-7257
Email:

Gadsden State Farmers’ Market
Quincy
Regional Agricultural Market Supervisor
Phone: (850) 627-6484
Fax: (850) 627-4975
Email:

Gadsden County Farm Bureau
Quincy
Phone: (850) 627-7196
Fax: (850) 875-1432
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Gadsden

Gadsden Soil And Water Conservation District
Quincy
Phone: (850) 875-7255
Fax: (850) 875-7257

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

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

Florida Grape Growers Association
Lake Wales
Phone: (863) 678-0523
Fax: (863) 678-0609
Web: www.fgga.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 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

Gadsden County Tomato Growers Association
Quincy
Phone: (850) 875-7255
Fax: (850) 875-7257

Quincy Tomato Growers Exchange, Inc.
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Fax: (321) 214-0210
Email:

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