Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents

Places of Interest and Annual Banquet

Ray Hicks visited the Corn Palace yesterday in Sioux Falls. The Corn Palace serves the community as a venue for concerts, sports events, exhibits and other community events. Each year, the Corn Palace is celebrated with a citywide festival, the Corn Palace Festival. Historically it was held at harvest time…
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Bees are Big Business in South Dakota

There are over 100 commercial Beekeepers who manage over 225,000 colonies of bees in the state. Since 2008 honey production has been worth over 25 million dollars per year to SODAK Beekeepers. it is evident that honey production is big business in South Dakota and nationally they rank number 2 in the United States for total honey production.
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NACAA AM/PIC Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Hello! As your GACAA Secretary, I have updated the blog to keep you abreast of our activities this week. Sam Ingram will be assisting me through the week as well. This week is the National Association of County Agricultural Agents AM/PIC in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Georgia is well represented…
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State’s Night Out

Tuesday night was State’s Night Out, which is always a good chance for fellowship and social hour. This year, the Georgia delegation went to the Original Oyster House. We enjoyed a water front restaurant with a delicious seafood buffet.    
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USS Alabama

Wednesday concluded with a tour of the USS Alabama and dinner in an old airplane hanger. The tour of the USS Alabama was a real treat. The Alabama is a South Dakota-class battleship, and was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. The…
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Tour Day

If you have ever been to an NACAA professional improvement conference, you know that Wednesday is tour day. This year was no exception. Conference participants had several tours to choose from including: touring world class cattle, sod, pecan, oysters, cotton and peanut farms. Some of the tours even involved a…
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Agents in Action

We have agents participating in many different segments of the NACAA AM/PIC. Some of these activities include: presenting oral presentations/posters, serving in leadership positions, and serving as a voting delegate. Some of the photos below show  just a few of the professional development activities that our fellow agents are participating…
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Hello From Mobile–NACAA Update

This week is the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) AM/PIC in Mobile, Al. The week has been filled with many professional improvement opportunities for agents, spouses, children and retirees. The Alabama Association of  Agricultural Agents and Specialists have done an excellent job making this a world class event!…
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