May 24, 2015

Fast Facts - Florida Farming

Florida Staff | 2/1/2006
44,000
number of farms in Florida -- 22nd in the U.S. -- with an average per-acre value of $3,100 -- No. 11 nationwide.

1.74
million head of cattle roam Florida farmlands -- No. 17 nationwide.

91.3
million chickens in Florida -- 15th in the U.S. Producing 2.8 billion eggs -- making Florida the 11th-biggest egg producer.

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