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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

St. Lucie County

Located in Central East Florida

St. Lucie County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 2,861,434 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 63,436 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 6,495 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 92 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Apiculture
Bee Colonies (1) 3,135 active active active active
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 37,990 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 40,259 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangelos, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
4,738 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 517 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 1,707,134 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 26,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 534 over-winter kit grow grow
Horses/Ponies (1) 633 over-winter growing growing growing
Poultry-Layers (1) 317 in production in production in production in production
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. Lucie County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 461-4546

St. Lucie County Cooperative Extension Service
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 462-1660
Web: stlucie.ifas.ufl.edu

Fort Pierce State Farmers’ Market
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 468-3917

St. Lucie County Farm Bureau
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 465-0440
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/St_Lucie

St. Lucie Soil And Water Conservation District
Fort Pierce
Phone: (772) 461-4546

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

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

Indian River Citrus League
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 562-2728
Email:

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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