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

Leon County

Located in North Central Florida

Leon County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Field Crops
Forage (1) 1,731 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Oats (1) 130 plant harvest    
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Grapes (1) 55 dormant growing fruit set harvest
Strawberries (1) 75 plant harvest    
Watermelon (1) 4 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 289 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 5,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,070 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 50 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 436 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 72 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 2 plant harvest harvest  
Cabbage (1) 1 grow harvest   plant
Cucumbers (1) 1 plant harvest harvest  
Snap Beans (1) 52 plant harvest harvest  
Squash (1) 2 plant harvest harvest  
Woodland Crops
Christmas Trees (1) 16 plant grow grow 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 Leon County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Monticello
Mark Demott, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 997-2072
Fax: (850) 997-6277
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/23/countyLink

Leon County Cooperative Extension Service
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 606-5200
Phone: (850) 606-5202 Forestry and Horticulture
Fax: (850) 606-5201
Web: leon.ifas.ufl.edu/

Leon County Farm Bureau
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 877-6581
Fax: (850) 877-8998
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Leon

Leon Soil And Water Conservation District (Ochlockonee River)
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 877-6899
Fax: (850) 893-8407

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

Florida Grape Growers Association
Lake Wales
Phone: (863) 678-0523
Fax: (863) 678-0609
Web: www.fgga.org

Florida Strawberry Growers Association
Plant City
Phone: (813) 752-6822
Fax: (813) 752-2167
Email:
Web: www.straw-berry.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 Poultry Federation
Tampa
Phone: (813) 628-4551
Fax: (813) 620-4008
Email:

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

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