Uruguay: International Agribusiness in Diversified Livestock and Grain Production
Please note: if you wish to be considered for the CAES International Travel Scholarship, you must apply for this scholarship by Nov. 1. Please apply by this deadline regardless of whether you have received your acceptance for the Uruguay study abroad program.
About this Program
During this 9-day adventure, students are hosted by industry experts at the National Institute of Agricultural Research in Uruguay as they explore various production facilities throughout the country, including:
- Pasture-based dairies
- Grain-finished beef operations
- Grass-fed/organic beef and lamb operations
- Grain and oilseed farms
- Local farmers markets
- Beef packing plant
By the end of this once-in-a-lifetime spring break trip, students will have a unique and distinct understanding of sustainable agriculture, how economic and political policies impact international trade and prices, and how agribusinesses in other countries get their USDA certification. They will also learn the differences in diversified livestock production between Uruguay and the U.S.
International Travel Scholarship
Additional Scholarships for International Travel
There are several scholarships available for international travel through the CAES Office of Global Programs.