Hogs have been raised in Georgia for personal and commercial use since colonial times, and hogs continue to be a part of Georgia's historic and current agricultural heritage.
Many farmers in Georgia rely on swine production for part of their income, and UGA Extension provides research and resources to help those farmers. However, factors such as drought, economic pressure and industry consolidation have combined to make pork production a relatively small contributor to the state's agricultural revenues.
HACCP Certification Short Course for Meat & Poultry Certification meets the USDA's training requirements and teaches Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point principles.
On-Site and Telephone Consultation Available in many county offices for ag producers.
- Windows User-Friendly Feed Formulation for Poultry and Swine (RB 438) This publication (WUFFDA) provides a program designed to help formulate feeds for poultry and swine. It is available in the following languages: Afrikaanse, Chinese, Croatian, English, French, Korean,…
- Small Farm Nutrient Management Primer: For Un-permitted Animal Feeding Operations (B 1293) Producers need to be aware of the impacts that manure can have on water and air quality. However, management of manure and other byproducts of livestock and poultry production has important impacts on…
- A Review of Georgia's Animal Feeding Operation Regulations (B 1257) This document is intended to be an accurate outline of Georgia’s Animal Waste Regulations at the time of publication, and is not a comprehensive citation. The new regulations require changes in the wa…
Impact Statements: Swine Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to swine.
UGA Department of Animal and Dairy Science Learn more about the animal and dairy science department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Georgia Pork Producers Summarizes environmental regulations governing Georgia's swine operations.
National Pork Board Provides current and historical market data. Certifies producers, transporters and handlers, and youth in pork quality assurance. Explains pork production careers and workplace safety and production issues, with an emphasis on health. Administers numerous marketing and promotion programs. Funds research.
Georgia Hogs An overview of hogs in Georgia, including industry history, present production, and feral hog problems.
2016 Flavor of Georgia Winners Flavor of Georgia 2016 wraps up with prizes for pies, sugar, sauce, sausage, cheese straws and more.
Farmgate Value Report UGA's annual county-by-county survey allows the public and policy makers to get a clear picture of Georgia's agricultural value.