Chance to study latest breeding trends in US

Cattle-in-USAARCBA is pleased to invite young breeders to apply for funding for a study tour in May 2020 to look at the latest cattle breeding trends in the USA.

Applicants should be in the age range 21-35 years at the date of departure.

The scholarship is proposed to be scheduled in and around the Beef Improvement Federation Conference in late May 2020.

This is a 3 ½ day event that includes a half day Young Breeders Symposium, 2 days of papers on the latest research developments and a field tour.

Outside this the Youth Scholarship Program will be customised to the needs of the winner and the breed he/she represents, but it is likely to include a visit to the breed office, visits/stays with leading breeders and study of successful supply chain management programs and attendance of the AGM and Workshop of the National Pedigreed Livestock Council (NPLC) in early May.

ARCBA in liaison with your breed society is able to make appropriate contacts and introductions.

The value of the scholarship shall be in the range of A$12,500 to A$15,000.

The successful applicant may choose to extend the time/activities at his/her own expense.

Written applications should be addressed to:

Mr Alex McDonald
Executive Director
ARCBA
C/- Agricultural Business Research Institute
University of New England
ARMIDALE NSW 2351
Email: arcba@abri.une.edu.au
Fax: 02 6772 5376

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