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Spring Break Georgia Ag Tour

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About the Tour

College of Agricultural and Environmental Science students now have the rare opportunity to spend spring break traveling and exploring the vast industry that is Georgia Agriculture, while earning two hours of UGA credit.  

This five-day tour, led by Dr. Jean Bertrand, Assistant Dean of CAES Academic Affairs, Dr. Jason Peake, Professor and Director of Academic Programs at UGA Tifton, Julie Cook, Program Coordinator at UGA Griffin, and Morgan Mahaffey, professional advisor, allows students to visit and meet industry professionals engaged in a variety of Georgia commodities. Tour stops include Chick-fil-A headquarters, Rock Ranch, Lewis Taylor Farms, Wolf Mountain Vineyard and many more locations that highlight the diverse areas of agriculture that the state has to offer!

The $250 tour fee covers the cost all lodging and travel expenses as well as some meals. Students enrolled in AESC 4530 will be required to meet on intermittent Mondays, during the spring semester, from 4:40-6:35 p.m., although most classes are over by 6 p.m. This tour is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Please contact Julie Cook or Dr. Jean Bertrand by December 1 for more information.

Georgia Ag Tour application



Tour Details

Dates:
March 5-10, 2017

Cost:
- $250 (total)
- $125 non-refundable deposit due Dec. 1, 2016
- Final payment due Jan. 9, 2017

Course:
AESC 4530 (2 hours)

Application Deadline:
December 1, 2016

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