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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This recruitment event will take place at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on Sept. 17, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Explore academic programs, learn about UGA admissions, talk to financial aid counselors, get information on graduate programs and Double Dawgs programs and meet faculty, staff and students.
Sep 17
5:30PM - 8:00PM ShowCAES 2019 | UGA-Tifton UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, GA
Rural School Access and the Agricultural Transformation - Diane Charlton, Montana State University
Sep 18
3:30PM - 5:00PM Agricultural and Applied Economics Seminar - Rural School Access and the Agricultural Transformation Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
Our annual Georgia Layer Conference will be held on September 23rd at the Georgia Poultry Lab in Gainesville, GA. Check back soon for more information and how to register.
Sep 23
8:00AM - 5:00PM Georgia Layer Conference Georgia Poultry Lab, Gainesville, GA
Our annual Georgia Broiler Conference will be held on September 25th at the Oconee Co. Civic Center in Watkinsville, GA. Check back soon for more information and how to register.
Sep 25
8:00AM - 5:00PM Georgia Broiler Conference Oconee County Civic Center, Watkinsville, GA
The first annual UGA Collegiate FFA Alumni & Supporters, Blue and Gold Run for the Dawgs 5K, will be taking place at the University of Georgia Golf Course just off of College Station Road in Athens, GA. This is a family friendly event that is fun for all ages! Vendors will be set up, prizes will be given to the top finishers in each age group, and two grand prizes will be given to our top male and female finishers. All pre-registrants are guaranteed an official race t-shirt and gift bag. All proceeds from the race will go to benefit both UGA Collegiate FFA Alumni and Supporters and the Georgia FFA Foundation. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m., race begins at 8:00 a.m.
Sep 28
8:00AM - 11:00AM Blue & Gold Run for the Dawgs 5K - Collegiate FFA Alumni and Supporters at UGA UGA Golf Course, Athens, GA
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