The last 10 of November the students of the formative cycle of upper degree “Paisatgisme i Medi Rural” realised the visit to the company Vernis & Taberner Teams SL. This is a company that devotes in the sale and repair of agricultural machinery and of gardening. With 150 years of history in the sector, at present are official concessionary of the brand John Deere, Echo, Manitou and Komatsu.
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On October 17th, the Mas Bes dairy farm, received the visit of first-year students of High Level of Livestock and Animal Health. Mas Bes is a company that produces cow milk branded ATO Nature. Joan Viñolas, explained the evolution and how the farm operates nowadays, the biogas plant where they produce electricity, and the farm’s visits available to all kind of groups of people interested. The visitors can supplement the experience visiting the historical Farm Museum, seeing the evolution of farmers’ lifestyle, the shop where you can buy several farm’s products, and finally eating in the restaurant farm. Mas Bes is an example of a company open to the public, which evolves, undertakes news projects, announces products which are the result of their work and the values that move them. We, the School, thank the Mas Bes farm, for giving us the opportunity to make this interesting visit.
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Between the 16th and 20th of October of 2017, a group of French students of the school CFAA Ste. Livrade made a trip to Catalonia to discover the Catalan agricultural and livestock sector. During the trip they visited: the wines and oils at the Celler Cooperativa d'Espolla (Espolla), the sausages’ production at Casa Riera Ordeix (Vic), the production of milk in the dairy farm El Riquer (Gurb), the Porcine production in Mas Rovelló (Manlleu), the farm of ecological beef Mas Vall-Llossana (Castellterçol), and the farm machinery dealer Casacuberta (Vic), also carried out a touristic-cultural visit to Barcelona city. We thank all the people and companies that have collaborated making the trip possible. The schools CFAA Ste. Livrade and Quintanes collaborate in the organization, of a stay that next March, students of Quintanes will do in livestock farms in the Aquitaine region (France).