Current candidates looking for placement

Overview information on each candidate

This page has the basic information on candidates currently available to come into the US dairies.  Farms can take candidates on:

  • tourist visa (experience only, no pay);
  • J-1 visa (12 months, housing and pay);
  •  TN employee (Mexican or Canadian only).

The FULL profiles include interview, reference letters, complete application, educational background and agricultural experience.

 

**There is a ONE-TIME charge of $150 to review complete documentation–on all candidates.**

J-1 Program (12 months)

This is a program for young, qualified people to come into the USA to “learn by doing,” specifically about modern agricultural practices.  The exchange visitor receives a maintenance allowance and has a specific training plan to complete.

Bettson Lwakartare

TANZANIA

  • Male
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Has cows at home and is the one doing the milking.  He has studied a variety of topics, all with the idea of upgrading agriculture in his area. 

Carmen Valeria

NICARAGUA

  • Female
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English
  • December 2020-December 2021

Finishingher animal science degree in November, and is very excited about being on a farm for 12 months.  

Carol

PARAGUAY

  • Female
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Quite good English

Would like to learn more for her thesis research, studying cow management, probably reproduction.  High interest in health and surgery. 

Fred

UGANDA

  • Male
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Has worked with both pigs and cows, would like to expand his basic knowledge from Uganda.  Farm at home has about 20 cows–and many pigs.  Sees future in dairying for his family at home.

George

TANZANIA

  • Male
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Very interested in “transforming agriculture with technology” in dairying at home.  Has spent one year in Israel on a livestock farm, working with dairy cattle in the milking and calf area.  (Also has experience with cheese making.) 

Ivan

UGANDA

  • Male
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Has been in Israel, working with poultry.  Currently working with goats, pigs and dairy cows in Uganda, with extensive experience in Uganda and Israel.

Jamidah

UGANDA

  • Female
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Wants to learn more modern skills in general dairying, in all areas.  Has already lived outside of Uganda, in the United Arab Emeriates, working as a cashier to get business skills for farming. 

Javier

HONDURAS

  • Male
  • Short-term tourist, 3-6 months
  • No English

Very interested in insemination and embryo transfer; has not inseminated previously.  Family farm at home of Holstein, Jersey, Brown Swiss.  Has a US tourist visa already.

Joshua

UGANDA

  • Male
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Particularly interested in milking, milking machine knowledge, general management in dairy.  Has been in Israel for agricultural training and work.  Is currently an assistant farm manager, and has been involved in agriculture all his life. 

Milton

UGANDA

  • Male
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Particularly interested in milking and learning about the machinery for milking.  Has 7 cows at home.  Wants to know “how do they get so much milk out of one cow?” 

Viviana

ECUADOR

  • Female
  • J-1 program, 12 months
  • Excellent English

Veterinarian trained in Ecuador, she has been working with a dairy & beef farm since graduation in 2019.  She’d love to learn about nutrition, breeding, calving, treatments… and improve her English (which is already very good!). 

Short-Term Program

This program is for those who want to come into the USA for a few months, and who will come in on the tourist visa.  Host farms provide housing, food, health insurance (arranged through Global Cow)–and training and learning opportunities.

David

ECUADOR

  • Male
  • Tourist visa, 1-2 months, starting in JUNE 2021
  • Excellent English

Would like to know more about all aspects of dairying.  Has experience from his college farm, looking for more hands-on learning.  Has tourist visa.  

Diana Lorena

COLOMBIA

  • Female
  • Tourist visa, 4 months, ideally May to August
  • Very good English

Is working with dairy in Colombia, and wants to experience all parts of the dairy here.  Particularly interested in animal health. Already has a tourist visa for the USA.  

Jasper

ECUADOR/GERMANY

  • Male
  • Short-term tourist, 4 months, January 2021-April 2021
  • Excellent English

Comes from a family farm in Ecuador, with the Senepol breed.  Looking for an experience about management with dairy and/or beef while in the USA. Hopes to also attend World Dairy Expo. 

Rodrigo

HONDURAS

  • Male
  • Short-term tourist, 3 months starting in JUNE 2020
  • Excellent English

Family has citrus and cattle, his goal is to take over the cattle, and the farm has been concentrating on citrus.  Looking to understand all aspects of modern dairy farm management and “what it takes to make it work”.  Has tourist visa.

TN Visa

The TN visa is for Mexican and Canadian citizens ONLY.  It allows for employment, typically on one to two year contracts.

Daniel

MEXICO

  • Male
  • TN visa, 1-2 year contract
  • Excellent English

Has already spent two years in the USA with a large swine farm; would prefer to work with dairying instead.  His university degrees are in cattle (vet med & masters).  He has prior experience in Mexico with dairies, doing reproductive work.  Comes with wife & daughter (5 months old).  Open to any location, excited about CA, NM or TX. 

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