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GA Agriculture

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Agriculture Statistics - Georgia
By U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 20, 2006, 13:36 PST




TOP COMMODITIES, EXPORTS, AND COUNTIES

Top 5 agriculture commodities, 2001
Commodity Value of receipts
thousand $
Percent of state total
farm receipts
Percent of US value
1.     Broilers 2,432,237 44.1 14.6
2.     Cotton 570,335 10.3 11.5
3.     Peanuts 388,538 7.0 38.8
4.     Chicken eggs 367,887 6.7 8.3
5.     Cattle and calves 347,677 6.3 0.9
 
All commodities
5,514,952   2.7
 
For more details about Georgia's top agriculture commodities, see Leading commodities for cash receipts, or contact Roger Strickland, 202-694-5592.



Top 5 agriculture exports, estimates, FY 2001
Commodity Rank among
states
Value
million $
1.     Poultry and products 1 308.8
2.     Other 8 229.7
3.     Cotton and linters 4 190.4
4.     Tobacco unmfd. 5 73.6
5.     Peanuts and products 1 67.8
 
Overall
17 1,107.3
 
For more information on exports see the Agricultural Trade Briefing Room or ERS's Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States (FATUS) or contact Carol Whitton, 202-694-5287.



Top 5 counties in agricultural sales 1997
Counties Percent of state's
total receipts
Million $
1.     Jackson 3.8 190.9
2.     Franklin 3.0 147.7
3.     Tattnall 2.9 144.2
4.     Coffee 2.8 141.4
5.     Mitchell 2.8 141.4
 
State total
  4,992.9
 
For more information about the Census of Agriculture see the National Agricultural
Statistics Service's
web page, or call 1-800-727-9540.

*EXTRA* Need more? For a printable fact sheet about Georgia's Agriculture, click here.
Source: Agriculture Classroom.

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Land Resources
This spectacular agricultural guide put together by the New Georgia Encyclopedia, has a great overview of Georgia's agriculture that's easy to read with colorful pictures.





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