“Agriculture is the number one industry in Georgia,”said Janet Rodekohr, CAES public affairs manager. “To showGeorgia families the exciting advancements in Georgia agricultureand to celebrate agriculture’s contributions to the Georgia economyand quality of life, we are partnering with Zoo Atlanta for aday of family fun and education.” Walter Reeves, host of GPTV’s Gardening in Georgiaand WSB 750-AM’s Lawn and Garden Show, will make an appearanceto give gardening advice and answer gardening questions. A to Z: Agriculture at the Zoo is free with admissionto the zoo. For Zoo Atlanta tickets for March 24, contact yourcounty Extension Service office, Zoo Atlanta’s web site at www.zooatlanta.orgor purchase tickets at the gate. “We think this day will be very exciting, because it offersyoung adults, adults and children a chance to learn more and seemore about the Georgia dairy industry and the nutritional importanceof dairy to today’s diet,” said Louis Hogue, area manager,Southeast United Dairy Association. SUDIA is co-sponsoring thisyear’s event with the American Dairy Association and the GeorgiaMilk Producers Association. Marchis National Agriculture Month. Zoo Atlanta, the University ofGeorgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences andthe American Dairy Association are holding a special celebrationfor Georgia families. Just for kids, the exhibit area will feature hands-on scienceexhibits and environmental protection displays. 4-H club membersfrom around the state will have displays on their own projectwork in agriculture and the environment. For adults, the event will showcase antique tractors, a plantdoctor exhibit by Georgia Master Gardeners and the latest developmentsin the diverse fields of agriculture. Visitors to the event don’t want to miss the Got Milk? truckfor free milk samples and your own milk mustache photo. A to Z: Agriculture at the Zoo, March 24 from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m., will feature education exhibits, fun events and entertainmentfor the whole family. Scientists from CAES, agricultural commoditiesand agribusinesses will showcase the latest in agricultural researchand improvements.
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