Florida Agriculture Overview

Explore Florida agriculture and learn what makes it unique.


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The famous Florida Groves have been producing citrus products for over 200 years, including oranges, grapefruits, as well as other specialty fruits. Florida is a global powerhouse in citrus production, producing more than 70% of our country’s citrus products, ranking as the number 1 producer of grapefruit in the world and the number 2 in orange juice production globally. Aside from citrus products, Florida agriculture also provides more than 60% of the sugarcane produced in the U.S. and nearly 20% of flowers grown and sold commercially. As of 2017, there were 47,590 farms in Florida, comprising 9.7 million acres of agricultural land.

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florida Farmland Rental Rates

Over the last 20 years, farmland rental rates per acre in florida have risen from an average of $87 per acre in 2009 to $132 per acre in 2019. This represents an increase of $45 over this time period with an average implied capitalization rate of 1.6%.


Current Rental Rate Per Acre

Cash Rent per Acre

Source: USDA

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Average Annual Cap Rate

Implied Annual Capitalization Rate

Source: USDA

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Farmland Rental Rates: Top 5 States

1. california
2. arizona
3. washington
4. iowa
5. illinois
6. indiana

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