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Deadline is June 15 for Avian Adventures Program at ABAC

TIFTON – The deadline is June 15 for high school juniors and seniors who wish to enter the Avian Adventures 2013 Poultry Science Scholars Program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  The program will be held at ABAC on June 24-26.

This short course is open to high school juniors and seniors interested in learning more about the field of poultry science. The application fee for this program is $50 and includes two nights of housing at ABAC Lakeside and six meals.  Space is limited.

Topics covered in this program will include microbiology, avian production and anatomy, and embryology. In addition, students will take part in discussions with faculty and undergraduate students, as well as leading experts in poultry science and the poultry industry. Participants will also learn about college life and the admissions process at ABAC and the University of Georgia.

Those interested should print out the application online at www.abac.edu/academics/schools/ag-natural-resources/outreach/avian-adventures. Checks should be made payable to the ABAC Foundation.  Students should mail the application and payment to Dr. Tim Marshall, Dean of the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources at ABAC, at ABAC 8, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA 31793.

For more information or questions on this program, students can contact Marshall at (229) 391-4790 or at tmarshall@abac.edu.
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