07-08-2014 14:29 PM | USA

Kansas State Uni offers agriculture tour of South America

Kansas State University will lead a tour of Brazil and Argentina to compare agricultural practices in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres this winter.

The tour, led by K-State’s agribusiness department, is scheduled for Feb. 20 to March 7 — winter in Kansas but summer in Brazil and Argentina. Destinations on the tour are expected to include a soybean crushing facility, a dairy farm, grain and livestock operations, a cattle market, a coffee farm and a plant that distills ethyl alcohol. Participants don’t have to be enrolled in or affiliated with K-State.
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