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Okeechobee

Total population (2010 census): 39,996
Total population (1990 census): 29,627
County seat: Okeechobee

Extension office

CropSELECT

Cereals, Pseudocereals, Oilseeds
Industrial, Fiber
Forages
Vegetables
Small Fruits
Tree Fruits and Nuts
Herb, Aromatic, Medicinal, and Bioactive

Crop Statistics (2007 US Census of Agriculture)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 72 7498 32291 tons, dry
Tame Hay 63 7103 32106 tons, dry
Wild Hay 6 80 86 tons, dry
All Haylage, Grass Silage & Greenchop 16 7240 78431 tons, green
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Head Cabbage 2 D  
Potatoes 8 1996  
Pumpkins 6 24  
Sweet Corn 7 D  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapefruit 9 638  
Oranges 29 8218  
Tangelos 1 D  
Tangerines 4 D  
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Greenhouse Crops 2 D X D
Floriculture Crops 2 D D D
Foliage Plants 1 D D D
Nursery Stock 18 D 130 555625
Sod Harvested 15 X 3824 NA

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Total Hay* 46 14203 41389 tons, dry
Tame Hay 34 10502 26810 tons, dry
Wild Hay 8 615 D
Grass Silage 9 3086 D
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Grapefruit 23 2203 223681 trees
Oranges 61 13378 1355539 trees
Tangelos 5 D D
Other Tangerines 6 220 30306 trees
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 31 D 3084 4798
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 19 X 2576 X
Floriculture Crops 5 D D 204
Foliage Plants 4 D D D
Nursery Crops 17 D 347 2332
Sod Harvested 10 X 2709 2226

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
(-) = Represents zero.
(D) = Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
(NA) = Not Available.
(X) = Not Applicable.
(Z) = Less than half of the unit shown.


Last Updated: May 29, 2012

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