Pre-Trip: FPL Food

Before our trip, I had the opportunity to research FPL Food, LLC, which is a privately own beef processing plant.  The FPL Food headquarters are in Augusta, GA, and their farm, Chatel Farms, is located in Reidsville, GA.  We will be visiting the August location on the second day of our…
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Ag Dawgs Take FPL Foods~Post-Trip

Having not grown up around agriculture, I can definitely say that this trip has given me a new perspective on agriculture, especially that of Georgia. The diversity that exists in Georgia’s agriculture is simply stunning. Our state features everything from extensive row crops to the south to beautiful orchards and…
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Post Trip – FPL Foods

I’m a senior biological science major and I don’t know what I want to do after graduation. I decided to take this class to learn more about the agricultural industry in Georgia, to maybe give me an idea of some of the things I can do. This trip really opened…
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The Beef Industry from a Different Perspective

My passion for the beef industry has only grown as I have become older and gained more knowledge about this valuable industry. Prior to the trip, my experience and background in beef production has come from being raised on a cow-calf farm, learning about agriculture throughout school, participating in promotional…
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