Post Blog Rutland Farms

Rutland Farms – The Rutland Farms was a very inspirational trip to me during the 2017 UGA college spring break tour. The reason I enjoyed Rutland Farms so much is because it was a nice breath of fresh air during the trip. When we first arrived, we received a history…
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Georgia Poultry Lab: Pre-trip

The Georgia Poultry Lab Network will be one of our first stops on the Spring Break Study Tour. The lab  serves many purposes to ensure the safety and health of poultry flocks, eggs, and other poultry products. They work to prevent and manage poultry diseases and outbreaks state wide. The…
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Mercier Orchards, The Day Before

Being a part of another local orchard in Ellijay, doing business with Mercier’s, and just being a part of the North Georgia culture, I am excited for everyone to visit this stop of the tour. While at Merciers the main topics will be the orchard size and structure, bakery, restaurant,…
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Pre-Trip Wolf Mountain Vineyards

For the spring break trip 2017, we will be visiting a variety of amazing places but one I am looking forward to particularly is Wolf Mountain Vineyards. This presentation is one that really stuck out to me in class. It is so beautiful and remote but also full of crops…
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Pre-trip: Wolf Mountain Vineyards

I was assigned Wolf Mountain Vineyards for my presentation. We will be visiting here on our first day of the study tour. While we are here, we will be getting a glimpse of the different aspects of this family-owned operation, such as, the winemaking process, managing the vineyard, coordinating weddings and…
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Pre-Trip: Georgia Poultry Lab

My name is Eli Ingram and I chose to do my pre-blog post on the Georgia poultry lab. I chose to write about the Georgia poultry lab because what they do is very interesting to me. When I learned that the poultry lab focused on eliminating the pullorum disease from…
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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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