Sumter County Agriculture

The agricultural industry in Sumter County is a strong component of the county's economic picture.  An Agricultural Census is conducted every five years that gives us a good picture of all that is produced in each county.  The following are statistics from the last census, which was completed in 2007 and published in 2009.  Value of agricultural products $35 million (3% increase from last census), 837 farms, 191 average farm size, $35, 153 average annual value of products per farm, 159,700 acreas in agricultural production.

Multi County Extension Agents

Hernando CountyDr. Stacy Strickland

Multi County Ag/Small Farms Extension Agent

County Web Site:
Home office - Hernando County
1653 Blaise Drive
Brooksville, FL  34601-6538
Phone:  (352) 754-4433
FAX:  (352) 754-4489

Pasco CountyEd Jennings

Multi County Livestock Extension Agent

Web Site: Regional Livestock Programs
Home office - Pasco County
36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL  33525-5198
Phone:  (352) 518-0481
FAX:  (352) 523-1921

Sumter CountyDr. Camille (Cami) Esmel McAvoy

Multi County Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent

County Web Site:
Home office - Sumter County
7620 State Road 471, Suite 2
Bushnell, FL 33513-8716
Phone:  (352) 569-6872
FAX:  (352) 569-6861






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