Surprising facts and figures about Florida agriculture today

Florida is the No. 1 producer of at least eight major U.S. crops. And despite devastating diseases and other setbacks, Florida’s vibrant agriculture sector continues to create about 14 percent of the state’s jobs and contribute $148.5 billion to the state’s economy.

That’s the story the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association tells with its recent campaign of infographics, created to shine a by-the-numbers spotlight on the impressive efforts and accomplishments of Florida’s farm, food and agribusiness sector.

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