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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

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

Palm Beach County

Located in Southeast Florida

Palm Beach County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 10,892 active active active active
Aquaculture
Ornamental Fish-Farms (1) 13 in production in production in production in production
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 1,742,039 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 63,945 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 93 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 224 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 779 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 2,176 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
1,587 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Rice (1) 13,994 growing harvest plant growing
Sugarcane (3) 310,000 harvest harvest plant growing
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Grapes (1) 8 grow fruit set harvest dormant
Pecans (1) 11 dormant grow set nuts harvest
Tropical Nuts and Berries (1) 22,604 harvest grow grow fruit/nut set
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 12,719 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 19,340,533 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 4,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 933 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 4,191 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 270 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 749 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 276 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cucumbers (1) 1,986 harvest   plant harvest
Peppers (1) 10,566 harvest   plant harvest
Snap Beans (1) 2,645 harvest   plant harvest
Squash (1) 51 harvest   plant harvest
Sweet Corn (1) 26,460 harvest   plant harvest
Tomatoes (1) 3,308 harvest   plant harvest
Woodland Crops
Christmas Trees (1) 28 plant grow grow 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 Palm Beach County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
West Palm Beach
Phone: (561) 683-2285

Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service
West Palm Beach
Phone: (561) 233-1700
Email:
Web: www.pbcgov.com/coopext/home/

Pompano State Farmers’ Market
Pompano Beach
Phone: (954) 786-4828
Email:

Palm Beach County Farm Bureau - West
Belle Glade
Phone: (561)996-0343
Web: http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Palm_Beach

Palm Beach County Farm Bureau
Delray Beach
Phone: (561) 498-5200
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Palm_Beach

Palm Beach Soil And Water Conservation District
West Palm Beach
Phone: (561) 683-2285

For info about specific crops grown in Palm Beach 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

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

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

Florida Sugarcane League
Clewiston
Phone: (863) 983-9151

Sugarcane Growers Cooperative
West Palm Beach
Phone: (561) 833-7500
Web: www.scgc.org

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

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

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

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

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