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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

Miami-Dade County

Located in Southeast Florida

Miami-Dade County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 4,238 active active active active
Aquaculture
Ornamental Fish-Farms (1) 15 in production in production in production in production
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 618,928 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 377,411 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 252,172 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 281,293 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Field Crops
Forage (1) 369 semi-dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Avocados (1) 7,154 harvest fruit set harvest harvest
Mangoes (1) 1,047 growing fruit set harvest growing
Tropical Fruit (1) 553 harvest fruit set harvest harvest
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 10,550 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 87,390,444 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 3,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 534 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,761 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 2,052 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 272 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cabbage (1) 1,225 harvest   plant grow
Potatoes (1) 1,504 harvest   plant grow
Snap Beans (1) 17,924 harvest harvest plant grow
Squash (1) 5,333 harvest harvest plant grow
Sweet Corn (1) 4,922 harvest harvest plant grow
Tomatoes (1) 2,932 harvest harvest plant 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 Miami-Dade County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Florida City
Phone: (305) 242-1197

Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension Service
Homestead
Phone: (305) 248-3311
Email:
Web: miami-dade.ifas.ufl.edu

Florida City State Farmers’ Market
Florida City
Phone: (305) 246-6334
Email:

Miami-Dade County Farm Bureau
Homestead
Phone: (305) 246-5514
Email:
Web: www.dade-agriculture.org

Miami-Dade Soil And Water Conservation District (South Dade)
Homestead
Phone: (305) 242-1288

For info about specific crops grown in Miami-Dade County, contact:

Florida Aquaculture Association
Florida Tropical Fish Farms Association
Winter Haven
Phone: (863) 293-5710

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 488-4676
Web: myfwc.com

Tropical Fruit Growers of South Florida
Homestead
Phone: (305) 246-8460
Phone: (305) 401-1502
Email:
Web: www.tropicalfruitgrowers.com

Florida Avocado and Lime Administrative Committee
Homestead
Phone: (305) 247-0848
Email:

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

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

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

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