Fertile Ground to Cultivate a Career
From cattle farming in the Babcock Ranch area to the Fort Myers shrimp fleet and clam farms, Southwest Florida is known for its agriculture. This industry is the second largest in Florida, contributing over $130 billion to the state’s economy. In Lee County, agriculture and related industries create over 86,000 jobs — almost a quarter of all occupations. And, in Collier County there are more than 300 farms, generating more than 52,000 jobs across agriculture and related industries. Ready to become a part of an industry that impacts the entire world? The Paradise Coast is your place.