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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

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

Lafayette County

Located in North Central Florida

Lafayette County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Field Crops
Corn Silage (1) 847   plant growing harvest
Dry southern peas (1) 500   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 4,821 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 1,500   plant growing harvest
Tobacco (3) 330   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Pecans (1) 44 dormant grow set nuts harvest
Horticulture
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 23,600 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 9,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Dairy Cattle (4) 11,000 in production in production in production in production
Goats (1) 442 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 288 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 1,969,080 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 89,600 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 12 over-winter lambing growing growing
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 Lafayette County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Mayo
Michael Allbritton, County Executive Director
Phone: (386) 294-1851
Fax: (386) 294-2154
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/20/countyLink

Lafayette County Cooperative Extension Service
Mayo
Phone: (386) 294-1279
Fax: (386) 294-2016
Email:
Web: lafayette.ifas.ufl.edu/

Lafayette County Farm Bureau
Mayo
Phone: (386) 294-1399
Fax: (386) 294-4399
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Lafayette

For info about specific crops grown in Lafayette 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 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:

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