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Stories of Agriculture

The Georgia National Fair’s award-winning Stories of Agriculture features 17 educational displays.

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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.

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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.
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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.

EquiMania! - Horse Barn 1
EquiMania is a travelling interactive exhibit that engages youth in horse health and safety. EquiMania! has an interactive safety game, which has proved to be a passport to fun!

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 fibre for families.

Mule and Tenant Farmer Statue – West Gate
The Honourable 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!
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