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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

Osceola County

Located in Central Florida

Osceola County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 2,120 active active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 1,202 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 11,974 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangeloes, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
628 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Forage (1) 1,056 semi-dormant over-winter grow/mow grow/mow
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 9,108 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 702,610 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 110,000 over-winter calving grow grow
Goats (1) 338 over-winter kidding grow grow
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,359 over-winter foal grow grow
Poultry-Layers(1) 160 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 94 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 Osceola County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Kissimmee
Kenneth Windsor, County Executive Director
Phone: (407) 847-4201
Fax: (407) 847-9665
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/30/countyLink

Osceola County Cooperative Extension Service
Kissimmee
Phone: (321) 697-3000
Fax: (321) 697-3010
Email: Agriculture and Livestock
Email: Horticulture
Web: osceola.ifas.ufl.edu/

Osceola County Farm Bureau
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 847-5189
Fax: (407) 847-9351
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Osceola

Osceola Soil And Water Conservation District
Kissimmee
Phone: (407) 847-4465
Fax: (407) 847-0959

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

Citrus Grower Associates, Inc.
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 665-0709
Fax: (863) 667-3787

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Fax: (863) 682-1074
Web: flcitrusmutual.com/content/

Haines City Citrus Growers Association
Haines City
Phone: (863) 422-1174
Fax: (863) 419-0035
Web: www.hilltopcitrus.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 Poultry Federation
Tampa
Phone: (813) 628-4551
Fax: (813) 620-4008
Email:

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