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

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Convocation is a more personal ceremony in which undergraduate and graduate candidates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are recognized by name on stage.  The event is free and tickets are not required. In addition to registering for the UGA undergraduate ceremony, a separate registration is required for student participation in CAES Convocation. The registration deadline is Friday, November 30.  Learn more about the main UGA commencement at commencement.uga.edu. 
Dec 14
12:00PM - 2:00PM CAES Fall 2018 Convocation Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA
9 a.m. - On-site check-in and coffee 10-11:30 a.m. - Seminar presentations 11:30 a.m. - Networking lunch Join our economists as they provide an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year. Participants will network with faculty, Cooperative Extension agents, local producers and other stakeholders. You’ll leave with a copy of the 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast, a detailed analysis of major commodities produced in the state.  
Jan 22
9:00AM - 12:30PM Georgia Ag Forecast - Macon Georgia Farm Bureau Building, Macon, GA
9 a.m. - On-site check-in and coffee 10-11:30 a.m. - Seminar presentations 11:30 a.m. - Networking lunch Join our economists as they provide an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year. Participants will network with faculty, Cooperative Extension agents, local producers and other stakeholders. You’ll leave with a copy of the 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast, a detailed analysis of major commodities produced in the state.
Jan 23
9:00AM - 12:30PM Georgia Ag Forecast - Carrollton Carroll County Ag Center, Carrollton, GA
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