George Ferrell

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George Ferrell

George Guimarães Ferrell,
Rio-Verde, Goiás, Brazil

Junior in agricultural business, minor in agronomy,
animal science

I was born and raised on a cattle and row crop family farm operation. We currently farm in the midwest of Brazil about 482 miles northwest from where I was born, in the largest producing state of corn, soybeans and cotton in the country. It was on that operation that I realized my passion for agriculture and future career.

 

Iowa State Experience:

  •     Farm House Fraternity, Assistant Alumni Director
  •     Ag Business Club, Alumni Breakfast Committee Chair
  •     Agricultural Marketing and Management Org., Junior Executive Operations officer, V.P.
  •     Study abroad in Brazil
  •     Business Intern, Summits Ag. Group, Brazil
  •     Developmental Sales Representative Intern, Syngenta

Career Goal: After working for a company for a couple of years, I want to go back to our family farm in Brazil and start a cattle feed business.

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