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

Volusia County

Located in Central East Florida

Volusia County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Aquaculture
Mollusks-Farms (1) 25 in production in production in production in production
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 863,669 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 472,627 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 64,083 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 13,371 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Citrus
Grapefruit (3) 160 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Oranges (3) 1,082 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Tangeloes, tangerines,
lemons, etc. (3)
102 harvest harvest fruit set harvest
Field Crops
Forage (1) 2,477 semi-dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Grapes (1) 6 growing fruit set harvest dormant
Watermelon (1) 75 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Acres in open (1) 5,573 in production in production in production in production
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 105,501,155 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 11,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 1,305 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 2,505 over-winter foaling growing growing
Poultry-Broilers (1) 130 in production in production in production in production
Poultry-Layers (1) 878 in production in production in production in production
Sheep (1) 322 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Cucumbers (1) 14 plant harvest    
Squash (1) 10 plant harvest    
Sweet Corn (1) 3 plant harvest    
Woodland Crops
Christmas Trees (1) 18 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 Volusia County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Deland
Kenneth Windsor, County Executive Director
Phone: (386) 734-2535
Fax: (386) 736-9339
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/3f/countyLink

Volusia County Cooperative Extension Office
Deland
Phone: (386) 822-5778 - West Volusia
Phone: (386) 257-6012 - Daytona Beach
Phone: (386) 423-3368 - New Smyrna Beach
Fax: (386) 822-5767
Email:
Web: volusia.org/extension/

Volusia County Farm Bureau
Deland
Phone: (386) 734-1612
Fax: (386) 734-1793
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Volusia

Volusia Soil and Water Conservation District
Deland
Phone: (386) 943-7893
Fax: (386) 943-7905

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

Florida Aquaculture Association
Florida Tropical Fish Farms Association
Winter Haven
Phone: (863) 293-5710
Fax: (863) 299-5154

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

Citrus Grower Associates, Inc.
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 665-0709
Fax: (863) 667-3787

Florida Citrus Mutual
Lakeland
Phone: (863) 682-1111
Fax: (863) 682-1074
Web: flcitrusmutual.com/content/

Indian River Citrus League
Vero Beach
Phone: (772) 562-2728
Fax: (772) 562-2577
Email:

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/

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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