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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Madison County

Located in North Central Florida

Madison County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 170 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Field Corn (2) 3,900   plant grow harvest
Dry southern peas (2) 2,914   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 7,630 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 8,000   plant growing harvest
Rye (1) 3,104   planting growing harvest
Soybeans (3) 1,100   planting growing harvest
Tobacco (3) 490   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Blueberries (1) 15 set fruit harvest growing go dormant
Watermelon (1) 205 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 181 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 185,524 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 18,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 551 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 613 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 1,123,000 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 26 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 35 harvest harvest   plant
Cucumbers (1) 4 harvest harvest   plant
Sweet Corn (1) 33 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

For general info about agriculture in Madison County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Madison
Phone: (850) 973-2205

Madison County Cooperative Extension Service
Madison
Telephone: (850) 973-4138
Email:
Web: madison.ifas.ufl.edu

Madison County Farm Bureau
Madison
Phone: (850) 973-4071
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Madison

Madison Soil And Water Conservation District
Madison
Phone: (850) 973-6595

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

Florida Peanut Producers Association
Marianna
Phone: (850) 526-2590
Email:
Web: www.flpeanuts.com

Florida Blueberry Growers Association
Gainesville
Phone: (352) 392-4711
Web: www.floridablueberrygrowers.com

Florida Watermelon Association
Immokalee
Phone: (239) 658-1442
Web: www.flfwa.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 Dairy Goat Association
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 421-4452
Web: www.fdga.org

Florida Meat Goat Association
Lake Butler
Phone: (386) 496-3166

Florida Poultry Federation
Tampa
Phone: (813) 628-4551
Email:

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

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

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