Mayfield Dairy

 
“Get the scoop” on a behind-the-scenes tour of Mayfield Dairy, one of the largest dairy plants in the southeastern region of the U.S. Student, scout, and homeschool groups will learn about the history of Mayfield Dairy, discover how milk is processed and packaged, and more on an educational field trip tour of the plant. Groups will also have the opportunity to milk “Bella,” Mayfield’s mechanical milking cow! End your field trip visit with a scoop of Mayfield Ice Cream from the ice cream parlor.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 1160 Broadway Ave., Braselton, GA 30517. Jackson County.
 
Tel: 888-298-0396.
  
 
Hrs: Vary.
 
SCHOOLS
Behind-the-scenes tours of Mayfield Dairy provide students with an inside look at the agricultural industry. Students will gain knowledge of how the agricultural industry develops and tests products for quality, conducts research, and more. Tours focus on a variety of science curriculum areas including nutrition and technology. Learn more about touring Mayfield Dairy Braselton
 
Contact Info
Contact: 888-298-0396 ext. 228.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 8 or more.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Social Studies.
Topics Covered: Nutrition, agriculture, technology, economics. 
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups are welcome to take Mayfield Dairy’s behind-the-scenes tour. The tour provides scouts with an in-depth look at how dairy is tested to meet Grade A standards. Learn more about visiting Mayfield Dairy Braselton
 
Contact Info
Contact: 888-298-0396 ext. 228.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 8 or more.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.
Topics Covered: Animal science, nutrition, agriculture, technology, economics. 
 
HOMESCHOOL
On a behind-the-scenes tour of Mayfield Dairy, homeschoolers will gain knowledge of how the agricultural industry conducts research, develops and tests products for quality, and more. Tours can supplement a variety of homeschool curriculum areas such as nutrition, history, and technology. Learn more about touring Mayfield Dairy Braselton
 
Contact Info
Contact: 888-298-0396 ext. 228.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 8 or more.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
Topics Covered: Nutrition, agriculture, technology, economics, social studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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