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

Start your semester off right by attending Orientation 2.0! We will have free T-shirts, ice cream sundaes, and popcorn for freshman and new transfer students, as well as the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of current students. We can't wait to see you!
Jan 17
5:30PM - 7:30PM Orientation 2.0. Conner 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
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 25
9:00AM - 12:30PM Georgia Ag Forecast - Watkinsville Oconee County Civic Center, Watkinsville, 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 29
9:00AM - 12:30PM Georgia Ag Forecast - Lyons Toombs County Agri-Center, Lyons, GA
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