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:

  • J-1 visa (12 months, housing and pay);
  • tourist visa (experience only, no 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.

Douglas

UGANDA

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

Worked with 60 cows on a farm in Uganda, also fed about 60 calves on bottle.  Has experience in dehoring, ear tagging,  vaccination and castration plus some preg checks. 

Fiona

UGANDA

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

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, with emphasis in horticulture and sustainable organic agriculture.  She has working experience in Uganda–and has done many extra courses to learn whatever she can! 

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.

Madusha

SRI LANKA

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

Has worked with a larger farm in Sri Lanka that imported 400 head from Australia.  Just finishing working on a 21,000 head herd in Saudi Arabia, where he has been milking and doing AI (over 1,500 inseminated). 

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.) 

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!). 

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. 

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.  

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.

If you are interested in seeing complete information on a specific candidate(s), follow the link below to access a members-only section.  There is a one-time charge of $150 to review complete documentation in this member’s only section.