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Division of Marketing and Development
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

Gulf County

Located in Northwest Florida

Gulf County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 7,115,475 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 260,483 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 863,128 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 26,786 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 2,731 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Forage (1) 114 semi-dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Livestock
Horses/Ponies (1) 78 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 75 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
(5) Average harvest 2002-2004, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

For general information about agriculture in Gulf County, contact:

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

Farm Service Agency
Blountstown
Charles H. Golden, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 674-8388
Fax: (850) 674-5099
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/15/countyLink

Gulf County Cooperative Extension Service
Wewahitchka
Phone: (850) 639-3200
Phone: (850) 229-2909
Fax: (850) 639-3201
Email:
Web: gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/

Gulf County Farm Bureau
Blountstown
Phone: (850) 674-5471
Fax: (850) 674-5260
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Gulf

Gulf County Soil And Water Conservation District (Tupelo)
Blountstown
Phone: (850) 674-8271
Fax: (850) 674-5099

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