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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
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Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner

Seminole County

Located in Central Florida

Seminole County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 184 active active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 28 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 912 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
207 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Blueberries (1) 9 fruit set harvest growing dormant
Grapes (1) 3 growing fruit set harvest dormant
Watermelon (1) 1 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 813 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 1,296,180 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 10,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 256 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 882 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 292 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 753 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 106 over-winter lambing growing growing
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 Seminole County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Deland
Phone: (386) 734-2535

Seminole County Cooperative Extension Service
Sanford
Phone: (407) 665-5551
Web: www.seminolecountyfl.gov/coopext

Sanford State Farmers’ Market
Sanford
Phone: (407) 330-6783
Email:

Seminole County Farm Bureau
Longwood
Phone: (407) 322-2221
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Seminole

Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District
Sanford
Phone: (407) 321-8212

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

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

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

Florida Blueberry Growers Association
Gainesville
Phone: (352) 392-4711
Web: www.floridablueberrygrowers.com

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 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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