UGA Extension Office

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agriculture in Hart County

Agriculture is Georgia’s largest industry and plays a vital role in the economy and communities in Hart County. Within Hart County, agriculture is contributing food, clothing, and shelter to meet the greater needs of our society.  Agriculture also provides other benefits such as green space and aesthetics that allow residence to appreciate the beauty of rural America. Agriculture contributes significantly to the county tax base with the least demand for services. In 2013, Hart County agricultural production ranked 6th in the state with a total Farm Gate Value of $324,034,500.  Poultry and Livestock production lead the way both ranking top 10 in the state in production. Below are valuable sources of information for different agricultural sectors in Hart County.