Agriculture Programs

Ag Programs

The Georgia Department of Agriculture administers a wide variety of programs which all have a primary goal - to maintain the state's farming industry and protect the consuming public.


Agritourism is a unique experience that combines traditional agriculture with tourism. In Georgia, agriculture and tourism are our state’s top two economic generators.

Georgia Grown

A division of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, We help new agribusinesses grow and established agribusinesses thrive by bringing producers, processors, suppliers, distributors, retailers, agritourism and consumers together in one powerful, statewide community.

Market Bulletin

The Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin has served as a medium of exchange for Georgians engaged in agriculture since 1917.

GATE Program

The Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE) is a legislated program that offers qualified agriculture producers certain sales tax exemptions. If you qualify, you can apply for a certificate of eligibility.

Dealing with Disaster

The Department of Agriculture (GDA) works with state, federal and industry partners to support the safety and comfort of Georgia citizens, evacuees, and all livestock and companion animals.


The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) issues licenses to regulate the production and sale of food, fuel, pesticides, animals, and other agricultural products that are produced or sold in Georgia.