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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

Levy County

Located in North Central Florida

Levy County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 124,980 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 542,559 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 222,843 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 43,828 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 165 active active active active
Field Crops
Field Corn (2) 2,900   plant grow harvest
Forage (1) 13,973 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 19,000   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Cantaloupes (1) 44 plant harvest    
Pecans (1) 76 dormant grow set nuts harvest
Watermelon (1) 1,734 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 2,875 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 227,891 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 41,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 963 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 3,359 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 430 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 105 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 6 plant harvest harvest  
Peppers (1) 11 plant harvest harvest  
Squash (1) 19 plant harvest harvest  
Sweet Corn (1) 8 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
(5) Average harvest 2002-2004, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

For general info about agriculture in Levy County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Bronson
Steve Maddox, County Executive Director
Phone: (352) 486-2125
Fax: (352) 486-1724
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/24/countyLink

Levy County Cooperative Extension Service
Bronson
Phone: (352) 486-5131
Fax: (352) 486-5481
Email:
Web: levy.ifas.ufl.edu/

Levy County Farm Bureau
Bronson
Phone: (352) 486-2135
Fax: (352) 486-2700
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Levy

Levy Soil And Water Conservation District
Bronson
Phone: (352) 486-2672
Fax: (352) 486-1724

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

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 488-4676
Web: floridaconservation.org/

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/

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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