MOULTRIE — Colquitt County High School FFA members competed Feb. 4 at the state contest in agricultural marketing. The team won first place at the area competition with its agricultural marketing plan based on Lauri Jo’s Southern Style Canning in Norman Park. The team placed 2nd in the state with their plan and presentation. Team members, from left, Elizabeth Horne, Michael Schwarz and Katie Beth Tucker studied the current market and developed an advertising plan based on a real business model. The students will be honored on stage at the State FFA Convention in April in Macon.
- Growing Georgia, May 2013
Hartley wins first at state
Recently, Colquitt County FFA member, Anna Hartley competed at the State FFA Convention in an Agricultural Proficiency project.
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Professor solves problems for farmers
Glen Rains has an investigative mind and a heart for helping others. These traits are what make Rains a valuable part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences family as an entomology professor on the Tifton campus.
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FFA connecting students to landscaping industry
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