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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
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Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

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

Hamilton County

Located in North Central Florida

Hamilton County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Field Crops
Field Corn (2) 4,200   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 2,437 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 3,600   plant growing harvest
Tobacco (3) 630   transplant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Pecans (1) 101 dormant growing nut set harvest
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 90 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 8,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 331 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 150 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 345,006 in production in production in production in production
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 898   plant harvest  
Squash (1) 160 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 Hamilton County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Jasper
Don Burnam, County Executive Director
Phone: (386) 792-1308
Fax: (386) 792-1604
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/16/countyLink

Hamilton County Cooperative Extension Service
Jasper
Phone: (386) 792-1276
Fax: (386) 792-6446
Email:
Web: hamilton.ifas.ufl.edu/

Suwannee Valley State Farmers’ Market
White Springs
Jay Thomas, Market Specialist III
Phone: (386) 963-5903
Fax: (386) 963-3391
Email:

Hamilton County Farm Bureau
Jasper
Phone: (386) 792-1458
Fax: (386) 792-2793
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Hamilton

Hamilton Soil And Water Conservation District
Jasper
Phone: (386) 792-1105
Fax: (386) 792-1604

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

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

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 Poultry Federation
Tampa
Phone: (813) 628-4551
Fax: (813) 620-4008
Email:

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

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