Reynolds Lake Oconee

My partner, Lissi Carr, and I were responsible for researching Reynolds Lake Oconee. In an effort to focus on different aspects of this stop on the tour, I will be narrowing the subject of this post to the history of Reynolds. This scenic establishment was first spearheaded as a family…
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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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Pre-trip Blog: Reynolds Lake Oconee

Reynolds Lake Oconee can accommodate all of your needs from an afternoon of golf to wedding venues to weekend get-a-ways and even a place for permanent residency, all with a beautiful lakefront. They offer six golf courses, dining venues, special occasion venues, full service marinas, and even a fitness/tennis club….
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Pre-Trip: Ready for Rutland’s

Prior to the spring break trip, I researched Rutland’s Farm and Market located in Tifton, Georgia. Coming from a childhood filled with both selling at and visiting various small-scale farmers’ markets, I was especially excited to have the opportunity to research this destination. The most noticeable aspect of the operation…
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Pike Creek Turf

Pike Creek Turf is a turfgrass farm located in Adel, GA, about 32 miles south of Tifton. The family-owned operation started as a small 100-acre farm in 1989 and has since expanded to over 1800 acres. . Fourteen varieties of turfgrass are produced at Pike Creek. Each variety is certified…
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Post-Trip Blog about Serenbe Farms

Each stop on the Ag Tour taught me something of value about Georgia agriculture. One stop that particularly opened my eyes was Serenbe Farms. This community has a dream of uniting people and forming community through agriculture. This goal stems back to the way society used to function, and is…
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Post-Trip Blog & Rock Ranch

I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this spring break trip. I knew there were several great stops during the week, but I was still hesitant if we were actually going to learn something from every stop and have fun. By the end of the trip the consensus was out: I…
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