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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

Jackson County

Located in Northwest Florida

Jackson County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 620 over-winter active active active
Field Crops
Cotton (3) 32,000   plant growing harvest
Field Corn (2) 10,100   plant growing harvest
Oats (1) 1,207   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 11,279 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 37,000   plant growing harvest
Soybeans (2) 3,600   plant growing harvest
Sorghum (1) 138   plant growing harvest
Wheat (1) 3,809 grow harvest   plant
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Cantaloupes (1) undisclosed plant harvest harvest  
Grapes (1) 34 dormant fruit set harvest dormant
Pecans (1) 542 dormant grow set nuts harvest
Watermelon (1) 1,327 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 57 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 35,600 over-winter calving growing growing
Dairy Cattle (4) 1,400 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 387 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 109 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Bell Peppers (1) undisclosed plant harvest harvest  
Cabbage (1) 9 plant harvest harvest  
Cow Peas (1) 490 plant harvest harvest  
Cucumbers (1) undisclosed plant harvest harvest  
Snap Beans (1) undisclosed plant harvest harvest  
Squash (1) 14 plant harvest harvest  
Sweet Corn (1) 167 plant harvest harvest  
Tomatoes (1) 113 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 Jackson County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Marianna
Larry Hayes, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 526-2610
Fax: (850) 526-7534
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/1e/countyLink

Jackson County Cooperative Extension Service
Marianna
Phone: (850) 482-9620
Fax: (850) 482-9287
Web: jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/

Jackson County Farm Bureau
Marianna
Phone: (850) 482-5751
Fax: (850) 482-1018
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Jackson

Jackson Soil And Water Conservation District
Marianna
Phone: (850) 482-3904
Fax: (850) 526-7534

For info about specific crops grown in Jackson 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 Grape Growers Association
Lake Wales
Phone: (863) 678-0523
Fax: (863) 678-0609
Web: www.fgga.org

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

Florida Tomato Committee
Maitland
Phone: (407) 660-1949
Fax: (407) 660-1656
Email:
Web: www.floridatomatoes.org

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

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