Post-Trip Blog

Now that this trip has concluded, I can say that I had a really great time. I learned so much and I am still amazed we were able to visit 20 places in 5 days.  It was cool to see the differences of how small family businesses ran versus large…
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Reflection Paper

  Eli Ingram Georgia Agricultural Tour Spring Break 2017 The Georgia Agricultural spring break tour of 2017 was an educational trip that ignited raw inspiration to me during my week spent touring around Georgia. The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at University of Georgia sponsored a spring break tour…
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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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Post Trip: Reflecting on Rutland’s

Prior to the spring break trip, I researched Rutland’s Farm and Market located in Tifton, Georgia. After visiting the location, I can say—and I believe I speak for most of the students of this trip—that neither the farm nor the market disappointed in the quality of the experiences offered by…
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Post Trip- Rutland Farms

Rutland Farm was by far my favorite visit along this tour. I love every aspect of the farm and particularly how it is a family ran operation. Rutland Farm is also very diverse in that they have many different activities for kids to participate in, different fruits for families to…
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1,000 miles and countless memories

This past week I had the opportunity to travel around Georgia and see different areas of the agriculture industry. Although, I enjoyed many stops my favorite would have to be Premium Peanut in Douglas, Georgia. Premium Peanut is the worlds largest peanut shelling facility. One of the goals of the…
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Pre Trip: Rutland Farm and Market

Prior to the trip, I researched Rutland Farm and Market in Tifton and, with a partner, presented to the class what I learned about this stop. Rutland Farm and Market was founded in 1916, and although it has grown from 36 acres to over 2,100 acres, it has remained family…
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Pre-Trip UGA Tipton Campus

Before visiting the UGA tifton campus, my partner and I researched the academic and research programs that the campus offers. UGA Tipton offers the several different programs of study including Ag Business, Biological Sciences, Agriscience and Environmental Systems and Ag Education. The Future Farmstead is a learning center at the…
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Pre-Trip- Tifton Campus

For my assignment on this trip, I was required to research and give a presentation on UGA’s Tifton campus. At first I thought it was strange that we would be required to look at the stops that are also a part of UGA, but as I looked into Tifton’s campus…
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