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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College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students and those interested in learning about CAES activities are invited to attend the Ag Dawg Kickoff hosted by the UGA CAES Alumni Association. Ag Dawg Kickoff will be held at the UGA Livestock Instructional Arena. Students receive free dinner and prizes. CAES student organizations and programs will have information available for students. Students should bring their UGA ID card.
Aug 29
6:00PM - 8:00PM Ag Dawg Kickoff Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
This is a UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recruitment event at UGA-Tifton! Come learn about UGA Admissions (first-year and transfer), explore Academic Programs, talk to Financial Aid Counselors, get info on Graduate and Double Dawgs Programs and meet faculty, staff and students! Dinner will be provided. Registration is encouraged but not required. This event is free for prospective students and parents.
Sep 18
5:30PM - 7:30PM Prospective Student ShowCAES at UGA Tifton UGA Tifton Conference Center, Tifton, GA
The 2018 Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day is set for September 20, 2018 on the University of Georgia Griffin Campus. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:00 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to choose from 28 sessions throughout the day. Each session will run for 45 minutes. Lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m. This event is sponsored by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Warnell School of Forest and Natural Resources, Georgia Forestry Commission, Georgia DNR-Wildlife Resources Division, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC).
Sep 20
8:00AM - 4:15PM Agroforestry and Wildlife Field Day UGA Griffin Campus, Westbrook Research Farm, Griffin, GA
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