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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

Santa Rosa County

Located in Northwest Florida

Santa Rosa County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 118,918 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 104,833 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 3,680 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 1,266 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Cotton (2) 21,900   plant growing harvest
Field Corn (2) 500   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 2,861 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Peanuts (2) 20,600   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Cantaloupes (1) 7 plant harvest    
Grapes (1) 2 grow fruit set harvest dormant
Pecans (1) 201 dormant grow set nuts harvest
Watermelon (1) 70 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 694 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 82,794 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 5,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 957 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 269 in production in production in production in production
Vegetables
Cow Peas (1) 81 plant harvest    
Cucumbers (1) 1 plant harvest    
Snap Beans (1) 4 plant harvest    
Squash (1) 3 plant harvest    
Sweet Corn (1) 9 plant harvest    
Woodland Crops
Christmas Trees (1) 16 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 Santa Rosa County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Milton
Travis Kelley, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 623-2441
Fax: (850) 623-5903
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/36/countyLink

Santa Rosa County Cooperative Extension Service
Milton
Phone: (850) 623-3868
Phone: (850) 932-9047
Fax: (850) 623-6151
Email:
Web: www.santarosa.fl.gov/extension/index.html

Santa Rosa County Farm Bureau
Jay
Phone: (850) 675-4572
Fax: (850) 675-4764
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Santa_Rosa

Santa Rosa Soil and Water Conservation District (Blackwater)
Milton
Phone: (850) 623-3229
Fax: (850) 626-3524

For info about specific crops grown in Santa Rosa County, contact:

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

Florida Peanut Producers Association
Marianna
Phone: (850) 526-2590
Fax: (850) 526-2277
Email:
Web: www.flpeanuts.com/

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

Florida Watermelon Association
Immokalee
Phone: (239) 658-1442
Fax: (239) 658-1448
Web: www.flfwa.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/

West Florida Livestock Association
Quincy
Phone: (850) 875-7255
Fax: (850) 875-7257

Florida Poultry Federation
Tampa
Phone: (813) 628-4551
Fax: (813) 620-4008
Email:

Florida Sweet Corn Exchange
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Fax: (321) 214-0210
Email:
Web: www.freshsupersweetcorn.com

Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association
Maitland
Phone: (321) 214-5200
Fax: (321) 214-0210
Email:
Web: www.ffva.com/

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