Print

Print


Please share with your FFA members interested in the Dairy program!


On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:22 AM, Jillian Fain Bohlen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Christa, would you mind helping distribute the information below to your
> FFA advisors.  I would certainly appreciate it.
>
>
> We are just getting in the final information about the Southeast Dairy
> Youth Retreat!!!
>
> The 2017 Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat will be hosted in *Bradenton, FL
> July 9th – 13th*. This annual event is a tremendous opportunity for youth
> ages 8 to 18. During the retreat, youth participants from seven
> southeastern states will interact with dairy industry professionals during
> hands-on learning activities. This year’s group will visit a wide variety
> of farms in Florida, ranging from a minimal input, grazing dairy milking
> 5,000 cows to a large agri-tourism herd that produces their own milk and
> cheese. The group will also make an outing to Adventure Island and get
> involved with interactive workshops and tours! The cost is $200 per youth
> participant and includes lodging (4 youth per room), events, and all meals
> (Sunday evening through Thursday breakfast) except lunch on Wednesday at
> Adventure Island. Group transport will be arranged by UGA Extension and
> will depart from Athens, GA on Sunday. You will be provided more
> information following receipt of your registration materials.
>
> Materials are due back to Dr. Jillian Bohlen by *May 26th*!  I know this
> is a very quick turnaround but are working off Florida’s deadlines for
> information.  Attached are all necessary documents. Please email
> [log in to unmask] or call 706-542-9108 <(706)%20542-9108> if you have any
> questions.
>
> Jillian Fain Bohlen, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> University of Georgia
> Animal and Dairy Science
> 138 Rhodes
> Athens, GA 30602
> Phone: 706-542-9108 <(706)%20542-9108>
>



-- 
Christa Steinkamp
Georgia Agricultural Education
Curriculum & Technology Director
216 Four Towers Building, UGA
Athens, GA 30602
[log in to unmask]
www.gaaged.org
706.552.4460 <(706)%20552-4460> ofc
706.552.4462 <(706)%20552-4462> fax


*Agricultural Education Mission*
"*To be a premier learning system that delivers agricultural,
environmental** and
leadership education programs and services."*