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Senator Tyler Harper to Speak at ABAC Commencement May 10

TIFTON—State Senator Tyler Harper will be the featured speaker at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College spring commencement ceremony on May 10. ABAC President David Bridges said a record number of over 300 graduates are expected to participate in the ceremony, which will begin at 10 a.m. in Gressette Gymnasium. Provost…

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Sheffield, Brackin Named ABAC Homecoming King and Queen

Mitchel Sheffield (left), a crop and soil science major from Donalsonville, and Sara Brackin (right), an agriculture major from Covington, were crowned as the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen in the recent competition at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  Sheffield was sponsored by ABAC Ambassadors, and Brackin was sponsored by Sigma... Read More »

Gin, Still & Mill to Run May 5 at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture

TIFTON—For the first time all year, the cotton gin, turpentine still and sawmill will all run on the same day on May 5 at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. “Our visitors that day can enjoy a seldom seen piece of South Georgia history... Read More »

ABAC Newspaper Awards Pacesetters for 2018

TIFTON— The student newspaper at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College recently selected 11 individuals on the ABAC campus as recipients of the 2018 Pacesetter awards. “The Stallion” extends Pacesetter recognition annually to outstanding members of the ABAC community who have excelled in scholarship, service, and commitment to others.  The recipients are... Read More »

Mock, Parris Finish First in Research Symposium at ABAC

TIFTON – Cody Mock, a wildlife major from Coolidge, and Kyle Parris, a wildlife major from Cleveland, captured the top prize in the “Lightning Talk” presentations during the recent Student Engagement Programs (STEPS) symposium at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Mock and Parris spoke on their research on “Late Winter and... Read More »

Ocilla Student Wins Mr. ABAC 2018

TIFTON—Landon Rowe, a junior writing and communication major from Ocilla, was recently crowned Mr. ABAC 2018 during a competition at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “It was fun to participate in a friendly competition with so many great guys at ABAC,” Rowe said of the contest which was held for the... Read More »

ABAC Foundation Purchases 1,000 Acres for ABAC Teaching Forest

TIFTON—For Dr. David Bridges, timing is everything. Bridges, president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, announced at the conclusion of the recent 61st annual Southern Forestry Conclave that the ABAC Foundation has purchased 1,000 acres of timber land to create the first ever ABAC Teaching Forest. “In the early 2000s, the... Read More »

Deep South Kawasaki Loans Kawasaki Mule to ABAC

TIFTON – Deep South Kawasaki recently loaned Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College a Kawasaki Mule through its 11-month loan program. The Mule will be utilized in the ABAC Beef Cattle operation for checking and feeding cattle and tagging calves. “The School of Agriculture and Natural Resources is very appreciative to West... Read More »

ABAC Will Not Raise Tuition for 2018-19 Academic Year

TIFTON—Students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will not have to dig any deeper into their bank accounts next year after a recent announcement by the University System of Georgia (USG) that tuition will stay the same for the 2018-19 academic year. “A college degree from ABAC was already a great... Read More »

Natural Resources Conservation Workshop at ABAC in Tifton June 10-14

TIFTON – Over $15,000 in college scholarships, back-to-nature field trips, and a true taste of college life will be on the line for high school students who attend this year’s Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) on June 10-14 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “The workshop provides an excellent opportunity to... Read More »