Jessica M. Ryals, Agriculture & Sustainable Food Systems Agent UF/IFAS Extension Collier County
Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County
Next to labor, equipment can be one of the largest expenditures in commercial farming operations. Estimating equipment needs and costs will help you be more successful and efficient in your operation.
Click on the image below to read our factsheet on the type of equipment you will need for your commercial tropical fruit grove:
For more information on commercial tropical fruit production, check out the resources below:
Planning For a Successful Commercial Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Grove Jonathan Crane, Yuncong Li, Edward Evans, Fredy Ballen, and Jeff Wasielewski
UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center Fruit Crop Commodity Budgets