Stories of Agriculture

The Georgia National Fair’s award-winning Stories of Agriculture features 17 educational displays. The various agricultural commodities and livestock exhibits are located throughout the Fairgrounds. All Fairgoers are welcome to stop by and learn more about Georgia’s Number One industry, agriculture.

Wool Story
Miller-Murphy-Howard

Watch wool as it is spun into yarn. How do they get all those colors?!

Rabbit Story
Multipurpose Building

See dozens of breeds of rabbits and cavies. Pet the rabbit in the petting box. You will see, they are much more than just pets.

Cotton Story
Georgia Grown Building

Today, the world uses more cotton than any other fiber, and cotton is a leading cash crop in Georgia and the United States.

Georgia Grown Building

Many of Georgia’s commodities such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, plants, flowers, and wine are showcased. 

 

Centennial Farm Story
Heritage Hall

Farms which have been around for at least 100 years give us a peek at our past heritage.

Judge Along
Barns and Arenas

Learn what official judges look for during shows. Then, you can “judge” them for yourself!

Poultry Story
Poultry World/North Gate

Watch baby chicks hatch and learn about this interesting industry.

Food For Four
Georgia Grown Building

This Kroger exhibit will show you how much a family of four eats in one year!

Christmas Tree Story
Miller-Murphy-Howard

Growers of a variety of Christmas trees in Georgia will tell how they produce the perfect tree.

Honey Bee Story
Heritage Hall

Taste honey made from different types of flowers and see hard working honey bees on the job in a live beehive!

Beef Story
Beef & Dairy Barn

Focus on the many products derived from beef cattle besides meat and meat products! This is an important part of our everyday lives.

Georgia Water Quality
Miller-Murphy-Howard

Sit on a porch and watch a thunderstorm. Uncover our worst water pollution problems: erosion and sedimentation. The exhibit is provided by the University of Georgia Bio and Ag Engineering.

Antique Engines and Tractors
East Gate

Get a look at the tractors and machinery used years ago to harvest crops and provide food and fiber for families.

Mule and Tenant Farmer Statue
West Gate

The Honorable Larry Walker’s vision of a memorial to mules and tenant farmers pays tribute to the legendary backbone of Georgia’s agricultural heritage.

Dairy Story
Beef & Dairy Barn

Watch a cow being milked and sample the delicious results. Learn the history of dairy industry and the importance of milk and dairy products to our growth and development.

Goat & Sheep Story
Beef & Dairy Barn

This farm to plate overview includes live demonstrations of goat milking and wool processing.

Purgatory Iron Works
Near East Gate

This 2,000 year old craft will show you how bars of steel are hammered and transformed right in front of your eyes!