Post Trip Reflection

Now that I have fully recovered from our journey across Georgia I have come to realize one of my favorite destinations was the Glass Alligator Farm. The owner, Mark Glass, originally started raising broiler chickens. When he did not like the way dead chickens were to be disposed of, he…
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Post Trip Reflection

Wow! This past week was an incredible experience. Coming into the College of Ag, everyone always told me how surprised I would be at the amount of job opportunities you could have with a degree from the University of Georgia. However, this past week really put those words into action….
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White Oaks Pastures

It was a very interesting experience at White Oaks in that it was not at all like I expected it to be. The business model for the farm seems to cater to a kind of environmentalist that seems to know very little about farming. That the owner was not the…
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Post-trip and UGA Tifton

Each and every stop we made last week highlighted all the amazing things Georgia agriculture has to offer. We saw a wide variety of agriculture industries, from fresh produce to alligators, and every one of them shed a new light on the hard-working, determined people of agriculture in Georgia. While…
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Georgia Olive Farm-Post trip

What a whirlwind of a trip. This was a great way to spend spring break and I enjoyed every stop and the opportunities each provided. I learned so much about the Georgia Agriculture industry and what a vital role it plays in Georgia’s economy. On the trip I was able…
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Georgia Poultry Lab – Post Trip

Our third trip on day one, was to the Georgia Poultry Lab in Gainesville, GA. As a poultry science major, I was immediately in my element upon walking in the front door of GPLN. When I thought about our trip there, I thought it was going to be very anticlimactic…
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Rutland Farms- Post Trip

My favorite stop along the Ag tour was Rutland farms. I love their whole operation and how dedicated they are to what they do. I love how they have something there for everyone to enjoy. The children will enjoy the petting zoo where the adults may enjoy shopping in the…
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Pike Creek Turf

As an Agribusiness student, I try to keep an open mind when it comes to different ___ of the agriculture industry. You never know where you’ll end up 20 years down the road! However, the turf grass industry never had crossed my mind. I’ve seen people lie down sod in…
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Trip Post

The Chick-fil-a headquarters was an amazing educational stop. It was nice to be able to see where all of the delicious decisions take place. It was also a great experience to be able to taste some prototype chicken and lemonade, both of which were still in the making. They were…
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