Beyond King Cotton and Queen Poultry

Farmers also diversified into other crops such as peanuts and soybeans.  This chart shows cotton, peanut, and soybean production in Georgia from 1945-1975.   

Cotton, Soybeans, and Peanut Production, 1956-1974
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Some farmers branched into pecans, beef cattle, wheat, and corn.  Farmers in southeastern Georgia started growing mild, sweet onions called Vidalias.

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