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


An alumni panel featuring CAES Bulldog 100 Fastest Growing Business 2019 Honorees: Nick Dale (BSA – Ag Economics ’04 ) - Condor Chocolates Marc Irvin (BSA – Biological Sciences ’04) - Irvin Retail Group of Marcus and Millichap Mike Lewis (BSA – Ag Economics ’86) - American Tank Maintenance LLC
Mar 20
12:15PM - 1:30PM Ag Dawgs at Work: Navigating Your Career Path Four Towers Large Conference Room, Athens, 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
What is organic production? Organic production encompasses those methods and processes that result in a more sustainable method of production. Organic production has seen 10-fold increase in production in Georgia over the past 10 years. There continues to be unmet demand for organically produced vegetables. Who is this program for? This program is geared for the beginning and intermediate grower. Beginners will learn about starting a business as well as the basics of growing organically. This will include information on certification. Intermediate growers will be able to round out their skills and gain some field experience with experts in their field. Where will the program be held? The program will meet in the classroom at the South Milledge Greenhouse Complex on South Milledge Avenue. This facility has certified organic plots and modern greenhouses that are used for research and teaching. This is the site of the UGArden. Workshop Registration Pre-registration is required and is limited. The early registration deadline is March 8, 2019. If you wish to register after this, please call for availability. The registration fee is $150.00. The registration fee includes all instructional materials, supplies, lunches, and refreshments during breaks.
Mar 23
03/23 8:00AM - 03/24 5:00PM Organic Farming Workshop South Milledge Greenhouse Complex, Athens, GA
Come grab a cup of coffee and meet some amazing #womeninag! Entomology Department Head Kris Braman and agricultural and applied economics associate professor Susana Ferreira will present from Room 307 Conner Hall, in Athens. Presentations will be simulcast via Zoom to all interested on the UGA Tifton Campus and UGA Griffin Campus.
Mar 27
8:30AM - 10:00AM Women in Agriculture: Coffee and Conversations Conner Hall, 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 28
8:00PM - 10:00PM Great Southland Stampede Rodeo UGA Livestock Arena, Athens, GA
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