Georgia's Green Industry, or Urban Agriculture, is a leading segment in the economic engine of Georgia with 5 segments ranking amongst the top 25 in Georgia Agriculture Commodities. With industry leaders in container,
field nursery and greenhouse production all calling Georgia home, the industry's future is bright indeed. GGIA, a statewide trade organization for the industry includes representatives from six different segments of
the industry including: wholesale growers, retail, floriculture, irrigation contractors, landscape contractors and allied sales.

For statistical facts and numbers see attached document. For more information on GGIA or the industry, please visit or call GGIA at 888-GET-GGIA

Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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