Meet Pablo from Paraguay
CAEP agriculture trainee, Pablo traveled from Paraguay to rural North Dakota to experience life on an American ranch. Read on to learn more about his American agricultural experience:
I came here to learn more about cattle, farming operations and to improve my English. I wanted to get out of my house and see the world. It has been a good experience here in the USA!
One thing that is different in the United States compared to Paraguay is that everyone is very united. Americans help the neighbors all the time. The other day the wildfires were near our ranch due to the severe drought in Western North Dakota. It was one in the morning and all of the neighbors helped the other farmers. All the neighbors worked together to help one another out to save the farm. People are not like this in Paraguay so that was really cool to see. I also met two other guys from Paraguay at CAEP Fest. They are training in Kentucky and in Wisconsin.
I have a bunch of friends that want to come to the United States, too. They always call me and ask me how I’m doing and ask about the farm. I say to them that they have to come to see what agriculture is like here in America. We have agriculture in Paraguay, but it doesn’t change as much as it does in the United States. Things like technology change often in America. But most importantly, I have seen how Americans work. They are united. I definitely recommend it. It’s a nice experience!