While production was down substantially in 2017 due to early blooming followed by several days of freezing temperatures, the 2017 Census of Agriculture recorded 11,877 acres of peaches in Georgia, placing it behind California and South Carolina. Grower Select® is an exclusive brand of Hog Slat Inc and Georgia Poultry designed to bring EXCEPTIONAL VALUE to our customers. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites. Kathy Boussard & Jacqueline Moore, Deputy Directors 355 East Hancock Avenue Suite 320 Athens, GA 30601 Phone: (706) 546-2236 Fax: (706) 546-2416 Email: email@example.com When it comes to Georgia agriculture, it’s all about the Ps – poultry, peanuts, pecans, peaches, and people. NASS will release pecan production numbers for 2019 in January. As the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture show, Georgia continued to lead the nation in poultry, peanut, and pecan production and ranked third in peaches. Additionally, Georgia also sold 15 million layers. While growing up, we’re taught to mind our Ps and Qs. Georgia † Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Nov/28/2020. Official websites use .gov @Millican Pecan - thank you for your comment. A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States. In Georgia, 8,835 operators also reported having served in the military. That was devastating to the overall U.S. production and we know from experience that it takes approximately 8 years before you see any harvest from newly planted trees. In 2017, Georgia peanut producers harvested 827, 627 acres of peanuts and produced a record high 3.58 billion pounds of peanuts, half of the U.S. total peanut production. In 1997 twenty-six of the thirty-two Georgia counties that produced more than 10 million broilers each were located in the northern half of the state. ... Chickens, Broilers - Production, Measured in Head: 1,360,300,000: ... Click here for Georgia 2017 Census of Agriculture State and County Profiles featuring land, sales, and demographic highlights and much more. Box 763 Gainesville, GA 30503 (Regular Mail) (770) 532-0473. Click here for Georgia 2017 Census of Agriculture State and County Profiles featuring land, sales, and demographic highlights and much more. USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information. The census data also showed that there were 13,091 new and beginning farmers in Georgia who have been farming for five years or less. As consumer demand and industry demand for poultry continue to rise, Georgia emerges as the top producer of poultry in the country. During 2017, Georgia producers raised 1.38 billion broilers, 16 percent of the U.S. total, with nearly all of them raised under a production contract. Georgia Poultry Federation P.O. We're Here To Help Contact your local UGA Extension office to find out how our team of county agents can assist you. Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network Dedicated to supporting the poultry industry and other bird owners by providing health monitoring and veterinary diagnostic services specific to poultry. The GrowerSELECT® Classic Flood poultry feed pan is an improved version of an industry staple. Posted by Jacqueline Moore, NASS Deputy Regional Director of the Southern Regional Field Office in, Georgia: A Peach of an Agricultural State, Safe Agricultural Data Collection and Delivery, USDA’s Two Statistical Agencies Produce Quality, Trusted Information. While growing up, we’re taught to mind our Ps and Qs. Phone: (770) 532-0473. NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to specialties, such as mushrooms and flowers; from calves born to hogs slaughtered; from agricultural prices to land in farms. Georgia’s Poultry Industry and its Impact on the Local Economy and Global Trade Abstract: The following paper describes and contextualizes Georgia’s poultry industry and its impact on the local economy and global trade.