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Twenty-One Coeds Compete for Ms. ABAC Title October 11

October 3, 2017 Twenty-one contestants will compete in the 49th annual Ms. ABAC contest on Oct. 11 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Sponsored by the Agribusiness Club, the theme of this year’s pageant is “In a world of trends, remain a classic.”   The winner will receive a $500 academic scholarship….

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Wiregrass Farmers Market Opens at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture October 7

October 3, 2017 Carefully curated local produce, meats, and free-range eggs will once again be available to Tiftonites and travelers on Oct. 7 when the Wiregrass Farmers Market at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture (GMA) opens for its seventh fall season. Hand-crafted artisanal goods including goat’s milk soaps and bath... Read More »

Pumpkin Patch Opens October 7 at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture

September 27, 2017 Visitors can pick out the perfect pumpkin beginning Oct. 7 when the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village opens its annual pumpkin patch. Admission is not required to visit the pumpkin patch and playground area. Located at the Country Store near the... Read More »

ABAC Economic Impact on South Georgia Climbs to $369,874,664

September 21, 2017 Enrollment, bachelor’s degrees, and housing all played major roles in the latest study which shows Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College had an economic impact of $369,874,664 on South Georgia during the 2016 fiscal year. The University System of Georgia (USG) sanctioned the study, which was conducted by the... Read More »

Valdosta Symphony Kicks Off ABAC Performing Arts Series September 24

September 14, 2017 The first of eight dynamic performing arts series events from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will take place on Sept. 24 when the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra (VSO) presents “Symphonic Fire” featuring acclaimed violin soloist and chamber musician Corinne Stillwell.  This ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series’ performance will be... Read More »

ABAC Students Sponsor Barrel Race to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association September 30

September 14, 2017 Riders and horses will compete in a “Race for a Cure” Barrel Race on Sept. 30 at the rodeo arena at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to raise funds for the Tifton Alzheimer’s Association. Sponsored by the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at ABAC, the event begins at 10... Read More »

Family Weekend September 29-30 at ABAC

September 8, 2017 Students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will welcome family and friends to the campus on Sept. 29-30 during the college’s seventh annual Family Weekend. To purchase tickets for ABAC’s Family Weekend event, participants can go to http://www.purplepass.com/abacfamilyweekend.  Tickets are $15 for students, $25 for friends and family,... Read More »

AET Truck and Tractor Pull September 21-23 at ABAC

September 8, 2017 Trucks and tractors of all shapes and sizes will rev their engines and roar down the track on Sept. 21-23 at the AET Truck and Tractor Pull sponsored by the Agricultural Engineering Technology Club at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The event is open to all students, faculty,... Read More »

Information Sessions Set for Museum Volunteers Sept. 16 & Sept. 19

September 5, 2017 Volunteering your time will gain you benefits for life. And Lynn McDonald, the volunteer coordinator at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Georgia Museum of Agriculture (GMA), has some terrific opportunities available just for you. “Several scientific studies including one from Harvard University have indicated that volunteering is... Read More »

Community Events Fill Up ABAC Calendar This Fall

August 31, 2017 Musical performances, theatre presentations and special events at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village dominate the fall semester lineup of activities at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  Selected events are open to the public at no charge.  Other events require admission. Fall events from the ABAC... Read More »