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From the invention of the cotton gin to the advanced production systems you see Georgia farmers using today, the state has been a long-time leader in production and innovation. Today, Georgia ranks number 1 nationally for the production of peanuts and is also a leading producer of chicken and cotton. As of 2017, there were 42,439 farms in Georgia spread out across a total of nearly 10 million acres of farmland.
Over the last 20 years, georgia farmland has offered average returns of 7.7%. At this rate, $10,000 invested in farmland in 1999 would now be worth over $86,700. Farmland returns are made up of two values, land appreciation, and capitalization rates of the property. Total farmland returns have been positive every year since 1990.
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