Come to grips with the USA’s massive beef cattle industry while travelling through the heart of the American Wild West. Learn first-hand about the beef supply chain and many aspects of beef production on this exciting and educational tour. From Colorado, travel north through Cowboy Country visiting cattle ranches, commercial producers and spectacular sites in Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. Then head north into Canada to Calgary, in time for the lively and colourful Calgary Stampede! After Calgary travel west to Banff and beautiful Lake Louise where you have the option of continuing on the Western Canada Tour through the Canadian Rockies to Vancouver, or alternatively flying home. Includes optional 12 day extension to Ontario and British Columbia.
– Ranch, VRP Feedlot and technical visits in Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana
– Jack Larson Farms and Leachman Cattle of Colorado
– Mount Rushmore National Memorial
– The Calgary Stampede Banff and the Canadian Rockies
Your Tour Escort - Ross Keane
Ross Keane has led agricultural tours to most continents of the world. As a former Director of JBS and former Chairman of RMAC, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the Red Meat and Livestock Industries particularly, but agriculture generally. His insight into agriculture in foreign countries and how it may affect the Australian Industry are well worth hearing.