Tobacco has a 2016 GA Farm Gate value of $51 million, accounting for 13,885 acres in Georgia.

The UGA Tobacco Team works closely with county Extension agents, researchers, commodity and agribusiness groups to provide sound, research-based recommendations to assist Georgia farmers in producing high quality, flue-cured tobacco.


Top 10 Tobacco Counties in GA (by value)

  1. Coffee
  2. Berrien
  3. Pierce
  4. Appling
  5. Tattnall
  6. Candler
  7. Colquitt
  8. Lanier
  9. Wayne
  10. Cook

Calendar

The Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course will be held on March 5th, one day before the 61st Annual Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale in Irwinville, Georgia at the Tifton Bull Evaluation Center.
Mar 05
8:30AM - 3:30PM Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course Tifton Bull Evaluation Center, Chula
This meeting follows an invitation-only private meeting, however all growers are welcome to attend after 10 am. All growers must attend one training per year and have their GAP card scanned for credit in order to market tobacco. Contact: J. Michael Moore, 229-392-6424
Mar 11
10:00AM - 12:00PM Tobacco Good Agricultural Practices Training (Tifton) UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Baleage and Silage Short Course - Forsyth, GA
Mar 21
03/21 8:00AM - 03/22 5:00PM Baleage and Silage Short Course - Forsyth, GA Monroe County Clubhouse, Forsyth, GA
The Great Southland Stampede Rodeo is operated entirely by University of Georgia students with a mission of providing a quality rodeo experience according to the National Cowboy Professional Rodeo Association guidelines while developing skills that will allow them to advance both personally and professionally. Join us for the 45th year of the Greatest Show on Dirt! Doors open at 6 p.m., event starts at 
Mar 28
8:00PM - 10:00PM Great Southland Stampede Rodeo UGA Livestock Arena, Athens, GA
The Great Southland Stampede Rodeo is operated entirely by University of Georgia students with a mission of providing a quality rodeo experience according to the National Cowboy Professional Rodeo Association guidelines while developing skills that will allow them to advance both personally and professionally. Join us for the 45th year of the Greatest Show on Dirt! Doors open at 6 p.m., event starts at 
Mar 29
8:00PM - 10:00PM Great Southland Stampede Rodeo UGA Livestock Arena, Athens, GA
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