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Information for Students

Ag Econ Study Abroad Tour July 2014

UK Department of Agricultural Economics

Rural Development and International Food Business Tour

France & Switzerland

July 6th - July 20th 2014


Dates to Remember

UK Education Abroad Application - Due April 1st with $500 deposit (Due March 1st, if applying for scholarship)

UK Education Abroad Scholarship - Due March 1st

UK AgEcon Scholarship Application (Must be an Ag Econ major) - Due April 7th

Pre-Trip Course (1-hour) Thursdays 5-7pm, April 10th through May 8th


Learn More?

Schedule an appointment with Erica Jane Flores, Academic Coordinator for Agricultural Economics.

Phone Number: 859-257-1636859-257-1636


Tentative Study Tour Itinerary

Sunday, July 6th, Arrive in Dijon

Monday, July 7th, Agrosup Dijon

Tuesday, July 8th, Fallot Mustard Factory, Burgundy region economic development conversation, wine industry history, blackcurrant industry

Wednesday, July 9th, Lycee Agricole (Vocational Training College), Red Fruit Farm

Thursday, July 10th, Cassisium

Friday, July 11th, Dijon Cereales

Saturday, July 12th, Dijon Farmers Market, La Grange, Anise Candy Factory

Sunday, July 13th, Travel to Switzerland

Monday, July 14th, Nestle, Food Emporium (Vevey)

Tuesday, July 15th, Herens race mountain cow farm

Wednesday, July 16th, Travel to Nyons

Thursday, July 17th, Olive oil manufacturer

Friday, July 18th, Travel to Paris

Saturday, July 19th, Rungis Wholesale Market

Sunday, July 20th, Return Home