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Peaches have a 2016 Georgia Farm Gate Value of over $48 million.

For more detailed information, view the 2016 Farm Gate report

GA's Top 10 Counties
for Peaches

  1. Macon
  2. Peach
  3. Taylor 
  4. Crawford 
  5. Meriwether
  6. Schley
  7. Pike
  8. Habersham
  9. Henry
  10. Monroe

Peaches growing in one of UGA's trial orchards, Blairsville, Ga.

Georgia Peaches

The history of peach in the State of Georgia started a long time ago with Samuel H. Rumph, "father of the Southern Peach Industry."

Mr. Rumph inherited from his forbears a love of horticulture. After his father's death, Samuel was reared by his mother on his grandparent's plantation.

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