Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Agriculture Continues To Thrive In Hillsborough County

The Hillsborough County Agriculture Industry Development Program and the County's Cooperative Extension Service have released the agriculture sales and acreage estimates for 2008.

According to the data, the 2008 sales estimate of Hillsborough County agriculture products is $803,104,025 with 239,288 acres devoted to agriculture. Hillsborough County produces the most tropical fish and strawberries of all counties in the state.The top commodities together generate 86 percent of the agricultural sales in the County, using only 16 percent of the total land area devoted to agriculture.
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