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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Pre-Trip Thrush Ag Aviation

When my partner and I were researching Ag Aviation we discovered how it had been transferred quite a few times before it became what we know today. I am super excited to learn more about what the differences are between each of the different previous owners to today’s. It was…
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Pre-trip Griffin Campus

My partner and I learned a lot while gathering information on the UGA Griffin Campus. The campus was first just research land that was received from the Hatch Act in 1888. During this time as research land, many important developments occurred including Dr. Woodroof developing technologies for frozen meals. Today,…
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Thrush Ag aviation

My partner and I did our report over thrush aircraft located in Albany Georgia. Thrush aircraft builds state-of-the-art air planes that play a huge role in agriculture throughout the world. Some of the roles the planes have are feeding shrimp, top dressing for timber, crop spraying, border surveillance, combating oil…
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Pre-Trip: Lewis Taylor Farms

Prior to the start of our Spring Break trip, Wendy, and I researched Lewis Taylor Farms. I had very little to no personal background in agriculture growing up so I am expecting to see a lot of new things I’ve never seen before on this trip. Lewis Taylor Farms in…
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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 post chick-fil-a test kitchen

Here’s my pre-trip post on chick-fil-a test kitchen. We’ll be visiting them on day 5 as our last stop. We’re most likely going to see some history on chick-fil-a’s origins, like Truitt Cathy’s first restaurant and how he discovered a pressure fryer that cooked chicken sandwiches in the same amount…
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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 Chick-fil-A Test Kitchen

The Chick-fil-A Test Kitchen is located in the Chick-fil-A innovation center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Chick-fil-A Test Kitchen is where Chick-fil-A’s six chefs, which include two food scientists and two registered dietitians, spend all day experimenting with the chain’s ingredients to come up with new menu items. People are encouraged…
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