LEAD 36 Intl Study/Travel Seminar - Chile

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Date       Reports & Interviews:          Min:Sec play time
Jan 8 Alex McKiernan on group's flight issues to travel to Santiago Audio 1:09
Jan 8 Adam Smith with Francisco Gana, National Agriculture Society Audio 3:15
Jan 9 Shane Terrell with Dave Rowe on vegetable farm operations Audio 1:32
Jan 9 Adam Smith with Pedro Escobar, Santiago area farmer Audio Video 2:43
Jan 10 Adam Smith with Market Lo Valledor represenative Audio 2:47
Jan 10 Norta Turner with Kelsey Vala on Market Lo Valledor Audio 2:58
Jan 10 Alex McKiernan with Ty Walker & Scott Bleck on cattle production & Valparaiso Port Audio Video 2:16
Jan 11 Adam Smith with Pablo Zorrzano, Masssai Agricultural Services representative Audio Video 3:06
Jan 11 Nate Blum with Viviano Castro, our great Chilean tour guide this week Audio Video 3:14
Jan 12 Adam Smith with Lori Paulsen on Chile's wine & grape industry Audio 3:09
Monday, Jan 8
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Meeting at the National Agriculture Society
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Tour guide showing us the "town square", including the Cathedral that the Pope will visit next week
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LEAD 36 Fellows in front of Presidential Palace in Santiago
Tuesday, Jan 9
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Meeting at John Deere Chile  
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Santa Rita Winery
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Dusty Knuth & Skip Hecox enjoying a glass of wine
 
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At vegetable farm Scott Bieck showing the local farmers a picture book of our farming productions in Nebraska
Wednesday, Jan 10
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Lo Valledor Market in Santiago, a private wholesale market 30,000 buyers every day, 7 days a week
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Traveling through the Casablance Valley Home to some of the world's famous & largest vineyards
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View of bay at Valpariso
Thursday, Jan 11
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Tomato production farm Looking over a seed production farm
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Tasting fresh cherries & peaches on seed production farm Dustin Smith & Ryan Stein enjoying Chorrillana, a traditional Chilean dish
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In the historic Valparaiso area going to supper Viewing sunset during our evening meal
Friday, Jan 12
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Group at INIA, agricultural research institution Meeting with CER Rosario, farmer group
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Peaches on trees at INIA Seremi Agricultura-USDA export fruit export inspection facilities