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Students, Alumni Can Connect with ABAC at Sunbelt Expo October 18-20

October 3, 2016 It has been 52 years since Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College hosted an event called Dealer Days on its campus in 1964.  At that time, no one could have guessed that the farm equipment show would grow into the annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition set for Oct. 18-20 at…

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Guitarist Shaun Hopper Performs October 13 at ABAC

September 29, 2016 Critically-acclaimed guitarist Shaun Hopper will perform October 13 at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as part of the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series. A native of Adel, Hopper picked up his first guitar at age 12 after hearing a... Read More »

Jazz Tunes Will Highlight ABAC First Tuesday Concert October 4

September 26, 2016 The sweet sound of jazz tunes from Dr. Thomas Heflin on trumpet will serenade the audience at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the opening night for the First Tuesday Concert Series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Heflin, assistant professor of jazz in the School of Liberal... Read More »

AET Truck and Tractor Pull October 6-8 at ABAC

September 22, 2016 The 2016 AET Truck and Tractor Pull sponsored by the Agricultural Engineering Technology Club at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will take place on Oct. 6-8 at the ABAC Pull track. The event is open to all students, faculty, staff, and the general public. On Oct. 6, ABAC... Read More »

Martinez Appointed Multicultural Education Director at ABAC

September 22, 2016 For young Olga Contreras Martinez, the process was simple.  Pick the oranges out in the Florida sunshine.  Put them in the basket.  Tomorrow it would be grapefruits or tangerines or kumquats.  As the seasons changed, her family would move to Georgia to harvest peppers, squash, eggplants and... Read More »

Freedom Gallery Opens at ABAC on October 13

September 20, 2016 For Dr. David Bridges, there’s no question that those who sacrifice their lives for the United States of America should be honored in a special way.  That’s why the president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and his wife, Kim, are so excited about the public opening of... Read More »

Family Weekend October 7-9 at ABAC

September 20, 2016 Students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will welcome family and friends to the campus on Oct. 7-9 during the college’s sixth annual Family Weekend. To attend ABAC Family Weekend there is a fee of $25 for ABAC students, family members, and friends.  The fee covers food and... Read More »

Pumpkin Patch Opens October 1 at Museum of Agriculture

September 19, 2016 Visitors can pick out the perfect pumpkin or travel through the tractor-shaped corn maze beginning Oct. 1 when the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College opens its annual pumpkin patch and corn maze locations. Museum Director Garrett Boone said the corn... Read More »

Tifton Mayor to Speak at Constitution Day Ceremony at ABAC

September 13, 2016 The Honorable Julie Smith, Mayor of Tifton, will speak in the Chapel of All Faiths for the annual Constitution Day Ceremony on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The event will also include the announcement of the winner of the... Read More »

ABAC Students Help Louisiana Flood Victims

September 13, 2016 Over the Labor Day weekend, 20 students from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College traveled to Louisiana to help the recent flood victims.  The effort, headed up by Dr. Johnny Evans, Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics, involved the students helping eight families. “This all came about... Read More »