About VALOR, Education and Awareness, Global Agriculture, Legislation and Regulations, Political Advocacy

Argentina Reflections

It has been two months now since VALOR had the opportunity to engage farmers and leaders during an agricultural trip to Argentina.  The production cycle is in reverse as compared to the United States cropping systems.  The crops that we viewed should be harvested as we in the United States plant new ones.  While there,… Continue reading Argentina Reflections

Education and Awareness, Environment and Sustainability, Global Agriculture, Uncategorized

Young Calves Populate “El Ranchero”

Day 5 of the international trip was reserved for the VALOR fellows to visit Don Roberto Ranch  This particular ranch is located just west of Villa Mercedes in the Province of San Luis. Don Roberto is one of five ranches in San Luis owned by the Guerrero family.  In all, they manage about 46,500 acres… Continue reading Young Calves Populate “El Ranchero”

About VALOR, Communication, Education and Awareness, Environment and Sustainability, Global Agriculture, Inaugural, Knowledge of a Changing Industry, Seminars

Day 4: VALOR International

"I've Got a Crush on You", "You've got to kiss a few frogs to find a Prince", "I'm nuts over you", and "Virginia's for Lovers". No, this blog isn't about finding love, but it is about a group of people that love agriculture and their tour of operations in Argentina. So here is it Day… Continue reading Day 4: VALOR International

Global Agriculture, Inaugural

Who would have thought…

The Fellows second day was full of interesting and exciting things. Our guide Henry providing all manner of information about Argentine farming in the Buenos Aires Province. After a fantastic lunch provided by the Calderon family in Pergamino we visited their equipment facility. Nestled among various pieces of equipment was this circa 1964 Chevy Impala… Continue reading Who would have thought…