Tobacco has a 2019 GA Farm Gate value of over $36 million, accounting for 9,411 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. Appling
  2. Berrien
  3. Pierce
  4. Coffee
  5. Tattnall
  6. Cook
  7. Echols
  8. Candler
  9. Atkinson
  10. Lanier


Please join us Wednesday, August 11 for the Midville Field Day.  This will be an in-person event with face-to-face presentations and tours of field research plots.  A sponsored lunch will be provided.  Please pre-register for the field day or  visit our website for more information.
Aug 11
9:00AM - 2:00PM Southeast Research and Education Center Midville Field Day Southeast Research and Education Center, Midville, GA
Calling all freshmen and transfer students! Join us on August 19th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm to learn more about CAES clubs/organizations, student resources and programs. The night will be filled with networking, ice cream sundaes, popcorn and free giveaways! 
Aug 19
5:00PM - 7:30PM Orientation 2.0 Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
Join the Great Georgia Pollinator Census! This citizen science project helps generate useful data about our pollinator population and adds to sustainable pollinator habitats across Georgia. 
Aug 20
08/20 - 08/21 The Great Georgia Pollinator Census
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Ag Dawg Kickoff hosted by the UGA CAES Alumni Association. FREE dinner. CAES student organizations and programs will have information available. Students should bring their UGA ID card. T-Shirts for the first 400 students. Special thank you to sponsors: Corteva Agriscience, Georgia Watermelon Association, Jonathan Fischer, Georgia Metals, teXga Farms and the UGA CAES Alumni Association.
Aug 25
6:00PM - 8:00PM Ag Dawg Kickoff UGA Livestock Instructional Arena, Athens, GA
Please join us Tuesday, August 31, 2021 for the SWREC Field Day. Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m.and the tour begins at 9:00 a.m. This will be an in-person event with face-to-face presentations and tours of field research plots. Topics will include variety testing and selection, pest management, weed management and more. A sponsored lunch will be provided. Please pre-register for the field day by August 26th by contacting Scott Rogers.
Aug 31
9:00AM - 2:00PM Southwest Research and Education Center Field Day Southwest Research and Education Center, Plains, GA
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