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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Part of the Hospitality and Food Industry Management Lecture Series.  The Plasencia Group provides a full range of value-added solutions to life insurance companies, banks and pension funds, and private owners of hotels and resorts throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Their services include portfolio and individual asset strategy, hotel sales, asset management, hotel valuation, contract compliance, debt and equity placement, development services, and financial and strategic planning.  As the firm's chairman and CEO, Lou is responsible for business development activities and the oversight of all acquisitions, dispositions and consulting engagements. Over the years, he has brought together seller and investors for the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., the Four Seasons in Atlanta, Ga., and Amelia Island Plantation in Northeast Florida, just to name a few.
Oct 18
3:00PM - 4:30PM HFIM Lecture Series: Lou Plasencia Lecture UGA Special Collections Library, Athens, GA
Join the Poultry Science Department for brews and barbecue at this family-friendly event with live music, yard games, bonfires, and more at Southern Brewing Company! RSVP by October 4th.
Oct 18
6:00PM - 8:00PM Poultry Science Alumni Homecoming Tailgate Southern Brewing Company, Athens, GA
Engaging with your College, Department and Major is a First Year Odyssey event for first-year UGA students interested in CAES programs. Learn more about First Year Odyssey seminars and events at fyo.uga.edu.
Oct 24
5:00PM - 6:00PM Engaging with your College, Department and Major Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
CAES is hosting an information session for all UGA students who are interested in competing to win $10,000 in the FABricate Pitch Contest! FABricate is an entrepreneurial initiative for University of Georgia students who want to develop innovative ideas to help feed the world. At this information session, we will review the competition requirements, proposal components, and the pitch process. Join us to learn more about FABricate and enjoy free tacos!
Nov 05
5:30PM - 6:30PM FABricate Information Session Zell B Miller Student Learning Center, ATHENS, GA
Our annual Cold Weather Workshop will be held on November 12-14th at the Oconee Co. Civic Center in Watkinsville, GA. Check back soon for more information and how to register.
Nov 12
11/12 8:00AM - 11/14 5:00PM Cold Weather Management Workshop Oconee County Civic Center, Watkinsville, GA
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