Tobacco production in Georgia involves more than 200 growers who produce flue-cured tobacco on more than 14,000 acres in 26 counties across the state.
Lab Testing and Analysis Services Testing for soil, plant tissue, water quality, animal waste, feeds and forages, pesticides, and much more!
On-Site and Telephone Consultation Available in many county offices for ag producers.
Pesticide Safety Education Program Topics include pest identification, storage and disposal, pesticide drift and runoff prevention, water quality protection, and food safety.
Production Meetings Updates on local issues for growers and producers.
- Irrigating Tobacco (B 892) This publication is a comprehensive guide to irrigation methods for tobacco in Georgia.
- 2015 Peanut, Cotton and Tobacco Performance Tests (AP 104-7) This research report presents the results of the 2015 statewide performance tests of peanut, cotton, and tobacco. The tests for various evaluations were conducted at several or all of the following lo…
- 2014 Peanut, Cotton and Tobacco Performance Tests (AP 104-6) This report presents the results of the 2014 peanut, cotton and tobacco variety performance tests.
- Heat Pump Dehumidification During the Curing of Flue-Cured Tobacco (RB 439) A study was conducted in order to investigate the incorporation of dehumidification into the curing cycle of flue-cured tobacco. Multiple cures of cultivar K326 flue-cured tobacco were made over three…
Tobacco at UGA UGA's tobacco site features links to the budgets, equipment availability, a grower's guide, upcoming events, pest control information, hotlines and related links.
Impact Statements: Tobacco Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to tobacco.
UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Learn more about the agricultural and applied economics department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Learn more about the crop and soil sciences department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
International Tobacco Growers' Association Non-profit organization founded in 1984 with the objective of presenting the cause of millions of tobacco farmers to the world. Site features information about membership, social responsibility, tobacco itself, as well as a newsletter and information about upcoming events.
Tobacco Associates Resources to assist manufacturers keep their products competitive in the global tobacco market.
Tobacco Crop Increased moisture leached a lot of nitrogen out of the soil, causing the tobacco to turn yellow.
Black Shank Disease New tobacco varieties may have greater resistance to black shank, a fungus that turns the tobacco plant yellow as it wilts and dies.
GMO Safety GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.
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Displaying farm gate values for 2017. Values are tallied in October for the previous year.