Georgia’s Rural Center developed a community and tourism marketing strategy for the Chattooga County Chamber of Commerce and Chattooga County. Goals of this project focused on economic impact, tourism assets, and enhancement of local value.
Georgia’s Rural Center completed a comprehensive strategic plan for the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. In addition, an economic impact study was done by UGA’s Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development.
The rural center team completed a creative strategy project for Berrien County and Nashville, Georgia. The entire project consisted of completing focus groups to create branding materials, messaging, and an implementation timeline for four entities.
In cooperation with the Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for Pecans, CRPI conducted a needs assessment and feasibility study regarding the potential development of a Georgia farmer-owned pecan shelling and processing facility.
Georgia Medical Education Technology Experience Project (GMET-X)
CRPI conducted a needs assessment, market study, and feasibility study aimed at creating a regional simulation and continuing education center to support educational and health care institutions that have the responsibility for providing health care in rural Georgia.
ABAC opened Georgia's first Georgia Grown college dining hall in August 2019. #NowMoreThanEver, ABAC remains committed to sourcing products in-state. The college was dedicated to sourcing at least 50 percent of the ingredients used in the dining hall from Georgia Grown producers in 2019.
Agriculture Careers in Georgia: Assessing Future Talent Needs
A recent study conducted by AgCareers.com revealed that employers would like to see future talent entering the workforce with work ethic, adaptability, and listening/accepting feedback skills. Learn more about other key findings in this executive summary.