American Farmer, It Is Your Time!
By Dr. David BridgesAbraham Baldwin Agricultural College American farmer, it is your time to shine. Yes, despite all the gloom and doom that surrounds us, it is a time when the American farmer can shine. Maybe I should say, it’s a time that the public sees your shine, because your...Read Story
Hospitals in Rural Communities Get Help in Fighting Coronavirus Battle
By Michael D. Chason Director of Public Relations Emeritus Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College TIFTON—The words tumbled onto my phone’s screen, each one conveying a sense of urgency in a time of need. “So, I know it’s late, but I just thought of something. Our main problem we are...Read Story
Is There an ABAC Doctor, Pharmacist, Dentist, Lawyer, or Veterinarian in the House?
Dr. Thomas Turcotte is an ABAC alumnus who is a veterinarian at Harrodsburg (Ky.) Animal Hospital. The path to becoming a doctor, dentist, lawyer, veterinarian or pharmacist just took a sharp turn and leads right through the center of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “Our faculty are committed to helping our...Read Story
ABAC Economic Impact Half a Billion Dollars on South Georgia
TIFTON—Always a major player when it comes to economic impact, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College hit a home run during the 2018 fiscal year when ABAC impacted South Georgia to the tune of a half billion dollars. “ABAC’s footprint in South Georgia makes quite a large impression,” Dr. Renata...Read Story
ABAC/PCOM Georgia Agreement Benefits Aspiring Pharmacy Students
TIFTON/SUWANEE — An agreement was recently reached which will allow Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) students seeking careers as pharmacists to earn doctoral degrees a year early at PCOM Georgia. The Suwanee campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is the home of the College’s PCOM School...Read Story
ABAC Teaching Forest Enhances Learning
Gopher tortoises are not known for their foot speed. But on this 94-degree August afternoon, this big fellow was picking ‘em up and laying ‘em down as he headed back to his burrow in the new ABAC Teaching Forest. Before our short visit to the 1,000 acres of...Read Story
ABAC Scholarship Program Pays Huge Dividends for Students
In its 111th year of existence, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College awards more student scholarships than at any time in its history. ABAC students are quick to tell you that these are life-changing dollars. “My scholarship allows me to focus on my success in college, rather than focus on...Read Story
ABAC Influence in Tift County Stronger Than Ever
When Tifton ophthalmologist Larry Moorman and his wife, Debra, donated the Forest Lakes Golf Course to the ABAC Foundation in 2002, they had no idea of the long-range implications of their $1,000,000 gift to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “It’s a perfect fit,” Moorman said at the time. “A...Read Story