Florida City Farm: 235±acres
Property consists of a contiguous tract of 235± gross acres with 180 acres
of cropland. The balance of the property consists of 50.32 acres of timber
and 4.78 acre of drainage. The farm is in vegetable production and
irrigated by 75 wells.
Property is located in Section 98, Township 58, Range 38 all in Dade
County, Florida. This farm is the very last farm in Florida before the
Soils consist of 37% Chekika very gravelly loam, 33% Krome very
gravelly loam, 26% Biscayne Marl and 4% Metacumbe Muck.
Irrigation system based on 75 wells that are 30’ deep and 9” in diameter
pumping 1,000 GPM each. Distances between wells is 261’ for tractor or
HISTORY & CROP PRODUCTION:
Farm was developed in the early 60s and always planted with vegetables:
sweet corn, different beans, zucchini, sweet potatoes, cucumber, squash,
etc. Currently planted in sweet corn and boniato (Cuban sweet potato).
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