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Agriculture in North Florida

Cultivate Your Career

North Florida is home to acres of farmland from which more than a thousand food and beverage businesses operate. Nearly a quarter of Bradford County’s businesses are involved in agriculture and the transportation of products.

Supporting farmers and food processing centers in North Florida is the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences — a nationally ranked research institution located in Gainesville which grows jobs, improves production practices, and provides innovative ag tech technologies.

Whether you want to want to be a crop consultant or dream of being an environmental conservationist, North Florida has the right career opportunity for you.

5,600+ Employed in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting (of the 14,200 population in Hamilton County) Hamilton County Development Authority, 2022
~1,000 Agriculture and Food Processing Establishments in North Florida North Florida Economic Development Partnership , 2022
$480,000 Investment into Agricultural Education Center and University of Florida IFAS Office Union County Economic Development, 2022
88,000 Acres of Land in Farms Hamilton County Development Authority

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Locations in: Lake City, White Springs
Locations in: Lake City