The participants in the McCloy Fellowship in Agriculture 2013 Tour will arrive in Berlin, Germany on October 6th. Here is a brief rundown of activities through Saturday, Oct. 12:
Monday, Oct. 7 - Learn about the role of cooperatives in German agriculture and tour the German Parliament (Bundestag).
Tuesday, Oct. 8 - Visit a grain farm near Brandenburg.
Wednesday, Oct. 9 - Meeting with German ag policy experts and discuss issues related to livestock production in Germany.
Thursday, Oct. 10 - Travel to Hanover and meet with Farmers' Association of Lower Saxony.
Friday, Oct. 11 - Visit food processing facilities near Hanover and have dinner with local farmers.
Saturday, Oct. 12 - Visit a hog/poultry farm near Handrup, Germany, and later tour a dairy farm near Kettenkamp.