TIFTON — The Tift County School System participated in Gold Emblem Student Exchange last week with agriculture students from Wisconsin. The group toured local farms, the canning plant, the Coastal Plains Experiment Station, the Georgia Peanut Commission, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and more with CTAE (Career, Technical and Agricultural Education) staff. Some local students traveled back with the agriculture students to Wisconsin. Pictured are the students touring Lewis Taylor Farms, where various produce including tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and squash were processed for shipping.
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