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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

Glades County

Located in Southwest Florida

Glades County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 182 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges 9,602 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangeloes, tangerines,
lemons, etc.
319 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Field Corn (2) 1,530 semi-dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Sugarcane (3) 40,000 harvest harvest plant grow
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 735 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 39,850 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 68,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 407 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 210 in production in production in production in production
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 Glades 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/14/countyLink

Glades County Cooperative Extension Service
Moore Haven
Phone: (863) 946-0244
Fax: (863) 946-0629
Email:
Web: glades.ifas.ufl.edu/

Glades County Farm Bureau
Labelle
Phone: (863) 675-2535
Fax: (863) 675-3586
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Glades

Glades Soil And Water Conservation District
LaBelle
Phone: (863) 674-4160
Fax: (863) 612-0727

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

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 Sugarcane League
Clewiston
Phone: (863) 983-9151
Fax: (863) 983-2792

Sugarcane Growers Cooperative
West Palm Beach
Phone: (561) 833-7500
Fax: (561) 833-7526
Email:
Web: www.scgc.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/

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