2022 GA FL Tobacco Tour A Success
The 2022 Georgia-Florida Tobacco Tour, held June 6 - 8, included:
  • multiple demonstration locations of ten released varieties grown in Georgia and Florida;
  • multiple research test locations of ten varieties being evaluated for black shank resistance;
  • a location of the Regional Farm Test for evaluation of ten varieties/potential variety releases for grower handling, cured leaf chemistry and production of cured leaf for production of cigarettes for evaluation by industry smoke/flavor evaluations;
  • and an evaluation of rates of a biological fumigation material for providing black shank control

Top 10 Tobacco Counties in GA (by value)

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