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

Holmes County

Located in Northwest Florida

Holmes County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 199 over-winter active active active
Field Crops
Cotton (2) 3,100   plant growing harvest
Field Corn (3) 1,200   plant growing harvest
Oats (1) 482   plant growing harvest
Peanuts (2) 5,100   plant growing harvest
Soybeans (2) 500   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Pecans (1) 122 dormant growing nut set harvest
Watermelon (1) 406 plant harvest harvest  
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 5 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 23,040 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 16,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Dairy Cattle (4) 1,000 in production in production in production in production
Goats (1) 646 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,161 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 49,745 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 85 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cucumbers (1) 10 plant harvest harvest  
Snap Beans (1) 6 plant harvest harvest  
Sweet Corn (1) 27 plant harvest 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 Holmes County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Bonifay
Gary Treadwell, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 547-2850
Fax: (850) 547-2674
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/1c/countyLink

Holmes County Cooperative Extension Office
Bonifay
Phone: (850) 547-1108
Fax: (850) 547-7433
Email:
Web: holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/

Holmes County Farm Bureau
Bonifay
Phone: (850) 547-4227
Fax: (850) 547-1451
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Holmes

Holmes Soil And Water Conservation District
Bonifay
Phone: (850) 547-2916
Fax: (850) 547-2674

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

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

Florida Watermelon Association
Immokalee
Phone: (239) 658-1442
Fax: (239) 658-1448
Web: www.flfwa.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/

West Florida Livestock Association
Quincy
Phone: (850) 875-7255
Fax: (850) 875-7257

Florida Holstein Association
Sparr
Phone: (352) 629-4734
Fax: (352) 629-3617

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 Sweet Corn Exchange
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Fax: (321) 214-0210
Email:
Web: www.freshsupersweetcorn.com

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

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