Animal Science / Agriculture

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Volusia County's Agricultural History

Volusia County’s farm and ranch families produce a bounty of agricultural products, managing a large portion of our county's land base and serving as caretakers of our natural resources and diverse ecosystems.

  • The annual economic impact of Volusia County's agriculture and natural resources industries is $781 million, representing 3% of the county’s economic activity.

  • The county’s 1,114 farms cover more than 229,000 acres and produce agricultural products including fruit, vegetables, honey, cattle, hay, sod, fish, timber and plants.

We have the answers. Do you have a burning desire to learn more about the benefits of firewise communities and how to manage wildlife or farm life? From cows to sows, pastures to plows, we have the answers. Whether you have a small farm or a booming agri-business, we can answer your commercial agricultural questions.

2019 VCCA Scholarship package

Upcoming events

Florida Deer & Turkey Management and 2019 Rule Changes
7 p.m. Aug. 13, 2019
Volusia County Agriculture Center, 3100 E. New York Ave., DeLand

Southern Regional Extension Forestry

Are you interested in current forestry information? The Southern Regional Extension Forestry link has all sorts of valuable information. Visit

Livestock email list

Receive notification of the Heifer's Bull newsletter, as well as up-and-coming agricultural information and programs being offered by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Subscribe to our email list.

County fact sheets


Operation Cleansweep

Useful links

Creeping indigo presentation and materials

Director and Agriculture Agent, Livestock
Sharon Gamble

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