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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

Hendry County

Located in Southwest Florida

Hendry County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 3,024 active active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 4,917 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 85,189 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
3,049 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Forage (1) 1,360 semi-dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Sugarcane (3) 35,000 harvest harvest plant grow
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Watermelon (1) 2,607 plant harvest    
Cantaloupes (1) undisclosed plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 805 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 84,000 over-winter calving grow grow
Vegetables
Cucumbers (1) 1,169 harvest harvest plant harvest
Snap Beans (1) 4,206 harvest harvest plant harvest
Tomatoes (1) 4,805 harvest harvest plant harvest
Peppers (1) undisclosed harvest harvest plant harvest
Sweet Corn (1) undisclosed harvest 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 Hendry County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Clewiston
Phone: (863) 983-7250

Hendry County Cooperative Extension Service
LaBelle
Phone: (863) 674-4092
Email:
Web: hendry.ifas.ufl.edu

Immokalee State FarmersíMarket
Immokalee
Phone: (239) 658-3505
Email:

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

Hendry Soil And Water Conservation District
LaBelle
Phone: (863) 674-4160

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

Citrus Grower Associates, Inc.
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 665-0709

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Web: www.flcitrusmutual.com

Florida Sugarcane League
Clewiston
Phone: (863) 983-9151

Sugarcane Growers Cooperative
West Palm Beach
Phone: (561) 833-7500
Web: www.scgc.org

Florida Watermelon Association
Immokalee
Phone: (239) 658-1442
Web: www.flfwa.com

Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association
Orlando
Phone: (407) 295-7994
Email:
Web: www.fngla.org

Florida Association of Livestock Markets
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-4557

Florida Cattlemenís Association
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-6221
Web: www.floridacattlemen.org

Florida Tomato Committee
Maitland
Phone: (407) 660-1949
Email:
Web: www.floridatomatoes.org

Florida Sweet Corn Exchange
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Web: www.freshsupersweetcorn.com

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

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