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Peaches have a 2015 Georgia Farm Gate Value of over $48 million.

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GA's Top 10 Counties
for Peaches

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

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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