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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”

Global Agriculture, Uncategorized

Introducing Ambassador Crowder

Dr. Richard Crowder was able to speak to the VALOR fellows during our November seminar, "Addressing Agriculture Issues".  Our group started this seminar on the Land Grant campus of Virginia Tech, where Dr. Crowder is currently serving as an adjunct professor in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.  On January 14, 2013, the American… Continue reading Introducing Ambassador Crowder