Crops and livestock remain important industries for the livelihood of those in the St. Johns County area, and are therefore an important part of the local economy, job market and housing market.
For starters, St. Johns County leads the state of Florida in the production of potatoes and cabbage. Approximately 24,960 acres of land in St. Johns County are dedicated to potatoes, cabbage, broccoli, turfgrass, livestock, nursery stock, timber and various, small truck crops.
As stated by the University of Florida, agricultural and natural resources industries account for over $171 million in revenue for St. Johns County, and account for over 2,600 jobs.
The industry breakdowns are as follows: