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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

Nassau County

Located in Northeast Florida

Nassau County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 58,599 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 486,415 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 803,437 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 11,675 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 156 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Forage (1) 1,542 dormant grow grow/mow grow/mow
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Grapes (1) 14 growing fruit set harvest dormant
Pecans (1) 83 dormant growing nut set harvest
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 24 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 4,393 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 7,000 over-winter calving grow grow
Goats (1) 363 over-winter kidding grow grow
Horses/Ponies (1) 359 over-winter foal grow grow
Poultry-Broilers (1) 2,363,797 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 195 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 141 over-winter lambing grow grow
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 Nassau County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Baldwin
Phone: (904) 266-0088
Fax: (904) 266-4858
Mark Carlton, County Executive Director
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/2c/countyLink

Nassau County Cooperative Extension Service
Callahan
Phone: (904) 879-1019
Fax: (904) 879-2097
Email:
Web: nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/

Nassau County Farm Bureau
Calahan
Phone: (904) 879-3498
Fax: (904) 879-6633
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Nassau

Nassau Soil And Water Conservation District
Callahan
Phone: (904) 879-3372

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

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

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

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:

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