The Week in Florida Agriculture
December 2-9, 2007
By County: Santa Rosa: A considerable amount of cotton is still to be harvested. Washington: Last of cotton has been harvested. Gadsden: Tomato crop harvest has ended. Bradford: Pecan harvest is active around Starke. Putnam: Mixed vegetables (mustard, kale, collards, turnips, beets) are being planted around Palatka. Polk: Strawberries are in good condition. Harvesting begins at the end of December around Plant City. Lee: Harvesting of the watermelon crop in Fort Myers has ended. Collier: Potato crop is being planted in Immokalee. Statewide: Vegetables marketed this week: snap beans, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, escarole, endive, lettuce, okra, peppers, radishes, squash, tomatoes. All major citrus packinghouses are running at full capacity. No counties reported surplus soil moisture.