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Florida AG Facts
  • The USDA Census shows that 90% of Florida’s farms are family operations while about 10 percent are corporate entities.
  • About 32,000 Florida farms, or approximately 70 percent, have 50 acres or less.
    § Ethnic ownership of farms increased by 26%, from 2,083 farms in 2002 to 2,582 farms in 2007.
  • Agriculture contributed $2.98 billion in indirect tax contributions to local, county, and state governments.
  • The average Florida farmer is 57 years old and has been farming for nearly 20 years.
  • 44% of Florida’s farms include cattle as part of the operation.
  • Florida ranked first nationally for the production of oranges, grapefruit, foliage, and squash and second nationally for the following: bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, snap beans, strawberries, sugarcane, tangelos, tangerines, tomatoes, melons, potatoes, fruits, berries, nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, sod and horses.
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AG JOBS AVAILABLE

Click the links below to learn about available jobs in agriculture. If you are interested in promoting a job opening within your organization, email the job description to info@aginstitute.org.

AG INSTITUTE ANNUAL MEETING

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WHEN & WHERE

Thursday, November 17, 2016

  • 3 PM – 5 PM Volunteer Activity (optional)
  • 5 PM – 6:45 PM Networking & Mixer

Feeding America Tampa Bay
4702 Transport Drive
Tampa, FL 33605

Register Online via Eventbrite