Bush Snapbean Production in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Snapbean production on calcareous, very gravelly loam soils in Miami-Dade County.




How to Cite

Zhang, Shouan, Dakshina Seal, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Mary Lamberts, Yuncong Li, Waldemar Klassen, and Teresa Olczyk. 2014. “Bush Snapbean Production in Miami-Dade County, Florida: HS-853/TR005, Rev. 7/2014”. EDIS 2014 (4). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-tr005-2014.


Miami-Dade County is the primary production region for fresh-market bush snapbeans with 57% or 18,696 acres of the Florida bean acreage. Production costs vary from $16.53 to $21.87 per 30 lb. bushel or $4,046 to $4,711 per acre. Acceptable yields range from 185 to over 300 bushels per acre. Snapbeans produced in Miami-Dade County are sold nationwide for the fresh market starting just before Thanksgiving and continuing through the winter and spring months. This revised 9-page fact sheet was written by S. Zhang, D. Seal, M. Ozores-Hampton, M. Lamberts, Y. Li, W. Klassen, and T. Olczyk, specifically for growers in Miami-Dade County as a supplement to The Vegetable Production Handbook for Florida (SP170). Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, July 2014.



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