SHORT TERM TRAVEL COURSE
Aimed at engineers and students of agriculture and likewise for those interested in learning about the different areas of production in our country. Tour conducted through farm visits nationwide in areas such as: coffee plantations, cocoa productions, organic production practices, different purposes livestock, shrimp pond, poultry, sugar and liqueur mills, pig farming, pineapples, bananas, oil palms, cucurbits, corn, among many other items.
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Dirigido a ingenieros y estudiantes de agricultura e igualmente para aquellos interesados en conocer las diferentes áreas de producción en nuestro país. Se realizan recorridos a través de visitas a fincas a nivel nacional en áreas como: cafetales, producciones de cacao, prácticas de producción orgánica, ganadería de diferentes propósitos, camaronera, avícola, ingenios azucareros y licoreros, porcicultura, piña, banano, palma aceitera, cucurbitáceas, maíz, entre muchos otros artículos.
Durante los recorridos, los visitantes podrán realizar activamente actividades de manejo agronómico de las fincas involucradas con los requisitos de seguridad exigidos por el Ministerio de Desarrollo Agropecuario y la Autoridad de Turismo de Panamá.
Example of 8 days Program.
DAY 1: PANAMA CITY Welcome dinner
DAY 2: PANAMÁ – CHIRIQUI
Transfer to Chiriqui. Lodge in Volcán
DAY 3 VOLCAN – SANTA CLARA
Visit Coffee Plantation Farm. Coffee Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Catuaí, Bourbón Paché, Pacamara, Maragogipe, Geisha. Traditional and artisanal methods such as Sun Dry and Honey Coffees are implemented in the farm.
Visiting Cattle farm: special genetics, breeding of European cattle, American Quarter Horses and Friesian Horses
DAY 4: VOLCAN – CERRO PUNTA – BUGABA – BOQUETE
Learn about vegetables production in Panama onions, peppers, tomatoes and mostly potatoes
Explore Dairy Farm with an integrated sustainable system in tropical weather
DAY 5: BOQUETE
Production of different varieties of lettuces and vegetables in hydroponics system and organic production. Visit a rice growing farm and mill and packing factory.
DAY 6: AZUERO
Visit to distilling in Pese. Learn about
- Production Process
- Experience Tasting Ceremony
- Taste Panamanian typical lunch served at the table
DAY 7: LAS TABLAS – GUARARE
Live in person Panamanian Customs and Traditions. Here you will learn about the art for handicrafts of significant value in the Azuero region comprising the cultural and folkloric heritage of Panama. Enriching the visiting expert craftsmen who make beautiful pieces such as Panamanian peasant sandals called cutarras, made entirely by hand.
Artisans will delight us with the most beautiful works in the art of sewing Pollera recognized as national typical dress, textile jewel expensive and specialized techniques have passed from generation to generation. Completing this circuit will participate in an unforgettable experience to learn by making dirty and clean masks, an interesting piece used in folk dances from different regions of Panama Diablicos.
DAY 8: PINNEAPPLE AND WATERMELON
On this visit you will have the chance to visit pineapple fields, to learn about this crop production from the seed to the fruit. In addition, we will have the opportunity to harvest the fruit by ourselves. After the field visit, we will learn about the fruit classification, depending on the markets demands. We will learn about this fruit bricks and finally to the packing plant.
After this experience you will be visiting a watermelon plantation farm, to know the production of these items in our country.