Bringing the AgCenter to Cuba

Pedro Sanchez, director, and Cheryl Palm, research director, spent nine days in Cuba attending the 2015 Soils Congress in honor of the national year of the soils; Pedro made the keynote presentation. They also were able to locate his father’s farm and travel extensively through the Artemisa, Mayebeque, Matanzas Provinces looking at soils related research. They also met with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and were asked to develop a joint research project with the ministry. There was a lot of enthusiasm about the collaboration as well as about the opening of relationship between the two countries.

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