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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

Orange County

Located in Central Florida

Orange County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 4,831 active active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 117 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 4,805 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
671 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Forage (1) 912 semi-dormant grow grow/mow grow/mow
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 4,393 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 32,728,420 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 13,000 over-winter calving grow grow
Goats (1) 121 over-winter kidding grow grow
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,491 over-winter foal grow grow
Poultry-Layers(1) 2,247 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 107 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

For general info about agriculture in Orange County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Tavares
Phone: (352) 742-7005
Phone: (352) 343-2581

Orange County Cooperative Extension Service
Orlando
Phone: (407) 836-7570
Email:
Web: ocextension.ifas.ufl.edu

Orange County Farm Bureau
Orlando
Phone: (407) 293-7608
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Orange

Orange Soil And Water Conservation District
Orlando
Phone: (407) 896-0353

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

Citrus Grower Associates, Inc.
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 665-0709

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Web: www.flcitrusmutual.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:

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