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

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

St. Johns County

Located in Northeast Florida

St. Johns County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 290,933 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 423,319 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 114,816 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 12 dormant active active active
Field Crops
Forage (1) 625 dormant grow grow/mow grow/mow
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 635 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 4,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 193 over-winter kit grow grow
Horses/Ponies (1) 812 over-winter growing growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 220 in production in production in production in production
Vegetables
Cabbage (1) 1,990 harvest     plant
Potatoes (1) 17,730 harvest     plant
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 St. Johns County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
East Palatka
Kathleen DeFord, County Executive Director
Phone: (386) 328-5051
Fax: (386) 328-3054
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/39/countyLink

St. Johns County Cooperative Extension Office
St. Augustine
Phone: (904) 209-0430
Fax: (904) 209-0431
Email:
Web: stjohns.ifas.ufl.edu/

Palatka State Farmers’ Market
East Palatka
Terry Driggers, Senior Market Manager
Phone: (386) 329-3713
Fax: (386) 329-3771
Email:

St. Johns County Farm Bureau
East Palatka
Phone: (386) 325-5822
Fax: (386) 325-9484
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/St_Johns

St. Johns Soil And Water Conservation District
East Palatka
Phone: (386) 328-6522
Fax: (386) 328-3054

For info about specific crops grown in St. Johns County, contact:

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

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 Dairy Goat Association
Tallahassee
Phone: (850) 421-4452
Fax: (850) 421-4452
Web: fdga.org/

Florida Meat Goat Association
Lake Butler
Phone: (386) 496-3166
Fax: (386) 496-4455

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

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

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