Young people will be able to train on Extremaduran livestock farms with the Cultiva 2023 Program

Young people will be able to train on Extremaduran livestock farms with the Cultiva 2023 Program

The Junta de Extremadura offer training stays for young professionals in the field from other autonomous communities in model agricultural and livestock farms in the provinces of Badajoz and Cáceres, within the framework of the Cultiva 2023 Program. The deadline to participate remains open until next Friday, November 24 and the stays will take place starting in January 2024 in locations such as Alcántara, Salvaleón or Siruela.

The offer in Extremadura includes farms poultry, goat, bovine, cereal, seed and stone fruit, and also beekeeping. In them, knowledge can be acquired in areas such as agricultural digitalization, bovine birth warning and video surveillance cameras, animal management, animal health and welfare, as well as recovery of native breeds and ecological and integrated production methods.

The bills accommodation, maintenance and transportation of young people are covered by the Cultiva program. In addition, they will have compensation for replacement costs to hire a person to care for and manage their operation during this period.

In this edition The possibility of participating has been expanded to agricultural professionals under 41 years of age or that have been installed in the last five years with an age less than or equal to 40 years.

This initiative is financed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, in order to facilitate the carrying out short training stays in farms throughout the national territory.

The Agrarian Association of Young Farmers (ASAJA), the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) and Agri-Food Cooperatives of Extremadura they collaborate in this program.

The Government of Extremadura encourages young professionals in the field who want to do internships in other farms in the country to participate in this edition.

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