Tobacco has a 2016 Farm Gate value of $51 million. Top tobacco-producing county in Georgia is Coffee County. Tobacco accounts for 13,885 acres in Georgia.
The University of Georgia Tobacco Team develops and implements Extension educational programs on producing and managing flue-cured tobacco.
The team works closely with county Extension agents, researchers, commodity and agribusiness groups to provide sound, research-based recommendations to assist Georgia farmers in producing high quality, flue-cured tobacco.