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

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

Indian River County

Located in Central East Florida

Indian River County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 2,799 active active active active
Aquaculture
Mollusks-Farms (1) 27 in production in production in production in production
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 889,916 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 8,831 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 24,194 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 21,901 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
1,444 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Horticulture
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 139,676 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 15,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 626 over-winter foaling growing growing
Sheep (1) 27 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Squash (1) 17 harvest harvest   plant
Snap Beans (1) undisclosed harvest harvest   plant
Tomatoes (1) undisclosed harvest harvest   plant
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 info about agriculture in Indian River County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 461-4546

Indian River County Cooperative Extension Service
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 770-5030
Email:
Web: indian.ifas.ufl.edu

Fort Pierce State Farmers’ Market
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 468-3917

Indian River County Farm Bureau
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 562-4119
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Indian_River

Indian River Soil And Water Conservation District
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 770-5005

For info about specific crops grown in Indian River County, contact:

Florida Aquaculture Association
Florida Tropical Fish Farms Association
Winter Haven
Phone: (863) 293-5710

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 488-4676
Web: myfwc.com

Indian River Citrus League
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 562-2728
Email:

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

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Web: www.flcitrusmutual.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 Cattlemen’s Association
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 846-6221
Web: www.floridacattlemen.org

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

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

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