With over 96,000 acres of farmland, Mitchell County ranks high among the counties in the state in agricultural production.
Camilla recognizes farming as its most important industry, knowing that it generates over $162 million for Mitchell County.
An abundance of water, fertile lands, and an extended growing season make Mitchell County a prime location for farming and agri-business.
Local farmers produce a variety of crops including cotton, peanuts, pecans, sweet corn, soybeans, vegetables, livestock, and broilers.
Georgia Department of Agriculture Statistics service
US Department of Agriculture
Chicago Board of Trade
American Soybean Association
Cotton Council International
National Chicken Council
National Cattleman's Beef Association
National Corn Growers Association