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11/01/2013 - Study trip to the Prat and Costa Brava golf courses

Study trip to the Prat and Costa Brava golf courses

The higher-level students, within the ´watering systems` subject area, have worked on watering system management and materials as part of the Study Plan process. Among the various activities carried out was a technical visit to two golf courses: Real Club de Golf el Prat and Camp de Golf Costa Brava. During these visits students were very well looked after by watering technicians and greenkeepers: Mr Gonzalo, of Prat and Mr Farré, of the Costa Brava.

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10/01/2013 - Mas El Puig Study Visit

Mas El Puig Study Visit

This week we visited Can Puig, a cow farm found in Masies de Voltregà. One of its main characteristics and one of the reasons for the visit is its rotative milking area. Ex-student Pere Font, owner of the farm, explained the workings of the facilities and the food necessary to produce good quality milk in cows.

10/01/2013 - Study visit to Can Corretja

Study visit to Can Corretja

Because this fortnight we prepared the Animal Welfare study plan we paid a visit to Can Corretja. Mr Esteve Prat, one of the firm's owners, gave us a very interesting talk about the workings of the electronic feeding system.

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23/11/2012 - Technical training day

Technical training day

Since 2011 EFA Quintanes has taken part in the Catalan government's annual plan of Technological Transference, organising technical training days aimed at professionals in the gardening, agriculture, livestock and forestry sector. In the photo you can see the well-known tree specialist Josep Selga in one of the conferences at Quintanes.

26/05/2011 - School visit by Guillem de Montrodon in Vic

School visit by Guillem de Montrodon in Vic

Study visit by the Guillem de Montrodon school in Vic. It was made so that its youngest students could discover the colours of the forests which make up part of Quintanes's land.

31/03/2011 - School visit by Sagrats Cors in Sant Hipòlit de Voltregà

School visit by Sagrats Cors in Sant Hipòlit de Voltregà

The students from Sagrats Cors school in Sant Hipolit de Voltregà visit Quintanes and build feeding sites for birds. Before the building starts, they do a nature trail through the forest observing the surroundings and listening to the sounds of nature.

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