Sponsorship of the Marketing Plan Career Development Event
The Marketing Plan CDE is a team event designed to develop an understanding of the marketing plan process, and to allow students to explore and prepare for possible careers in agri-marketing. Students research and present a marketing plan for an agricultural product, supply, or service. It is a competitive activity involving a team of three persons working for a local community agri-business to support the FFA’s outreach mission. The Georgia Cooperative Council’s sponsorship recognizes the region and state winners and includes a travel scholarship for the state winner to attend the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
Sponsorship of the Pollinator Ambassador Program
Georgia 4-H Pollinator Ambassadors teach about the importance of pollinators and engage in easy conversation efforts. Students plan individual activities to increase and share their knowledge, and represent Georgia 4-H as ambassadors in the field. 4-H Ambassadors make a one-year commitment to the program, which includes attending the Ambassador Training Summit, engaging in self-directed learning, developing individualized plans for sharing their knowledge, and reporting ambassador activities on a quarterly basis.The Pollinator Ambassador Program is sponsored by the Georgia Coopeerative Council and is led by Kasey Bozeman, Extension 4-H Specialist for Georgia 4-H Science Programs.
The Georgia Cooperative Council makes a $700 donation to the Student Enrichment Program at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College (ABAC). This award is designed to support hands-on learning experiences for ABAC in the Rural Studies or Agriculture and Natural Resources programs. The Georgia Cooperative Council also offers a $1,300 scholarship to an ABAC student majoring in agriculture and natural resources or rural studies.