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

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

Walton County

Located in Northwest Florida

Walton County
  Volume
(Acres, Head)
Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec
Seafood
Finfish-Pounds (5) 28,807 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Invertebrates-Pounds (5) 58,228 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Food Shrimp-Pounds (5) 13,867 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Bait Shrimp-Pounds (5) 0 harvesting harvesting harvesting harvesting
Field Crops
Cotton (2) 5,600   plant growing harvest
Field Corn (2) 800   plant growing harvest
Forage (1) 5,500 dormant grow mow/grow mow/grow
Oats (1) 408   plant growing harvest
Peanuts (2) 5,100   plant growing harvest
Fruit, Nuts and Melons
Grapes (1) 31 growing fruit set harvest dormant
Pecans (1) 369 dormant growing nut set harvest
Strawberries (1) 13 plant harvest    
Watermelon (1) 16 plant harvest    
Horticulture
Greenhouses/sq ft (1) 6,868 in production in production in production in production
Livestock
Beef Cattle/Calves (4) 8,000 over-winter calving growing growing
Goats (1) 460 over-winter kidding growing growing
Horses/Ponies (1) 1,059 over-winter foaling growing growing
Sheep (1) 85 over-winter lambing growing growing
Vegetables
Squash (1) 6 plant harvest    
Sweet Corn (1) 21 plant harvest    
Tomatoes (1) 2 plant 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 Walton County, contact:

Farm Service Agency
Defuniak Springs
Jeffrey Barber, County Executive Director
Phone: (850) 892-3712 ext 2
Fax: (850) 892-6002
Email:
Web: offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?service=action/1/CountyText/41/countyLink

Walton County Cooperative Extension Service
Defuniak Springs
Phone: (850) 892-8172
Phone: (850) 897-1800
Phone: (850) 698-5850
Fax: (850) 892-8443
Email:
Email: Forestry and Horticulture
Email: Marine Science

Walton County Farm Bureau
Defuniak Springs
Phone: (850) 892-5512
Fax: (850) 929-3655
Web: www.floridafarmbureau.org/county_farm_bureau/Walton

Walton Soil and Water Conservation District (Choctawhatchee River)
Defuniak Springs
Phone: (850) 892-3716
Fax: (850) 892-6002

For info about specific crops grown in Walton 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 Strawberry Growers Association
Plant City
Phone: (813) 752-6822
Fax: (813) 752-2167
Email:
Web: www.straw-berry.org/

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

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

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