11 world-renowned Wagyu Operations in 14 Days
The Australian Wagyu Association will take a group of stakeholders on a 14-day tour across Canada and the USA, visiting 11 Wagyu operations and the 2023 American Wagyu Conference in San Antonio, TX. On Monday the 11th of September 2023, the Australian Wagyu Association tour group will depart from the Sydney International Airport to take part in this unforgettable tour. The group will visit a range of cutting-edge Wagyu operations including Wagyu Sekai, Vermont Wagyu, Bar R Cattle Co, Lone Mountain Cattle, Triangle B Ranch, M6 Cattle Co, Ranger Cattle and Landgraf Ranch.
Get in quick! Registrations will close on the 30th of June 2023 and a deposit of $5,500 AUD (per person) will be due upon registration. The full payment will be due by the 31st of July 2023. Visit the website for more information on pricing and full details of the tour. MORE INFROMATION HERE
The first full day will be spent visiting Wagyu Sekai, Canada – established by Ken Kurosawatsu in 1992 in Puslinch, Ontario, Canada. Then, the tour will have the amazing opportunity to take part in the Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist Tour before departing to Vermont, USA to meet Dr. Sheila Patinkin, owner of Vermont Wagyu on the following day to learn about their modern agricultural management practices.
A free day of sightseeing in New York will occur on the 14th and Friday the 15th will be spent at Synergy Wagyu with Loren and Michael Ruth to hear about their advancements in the Wagyu industry. The next day, Jerry and Heidi Reeves will welcome the group to their farm, Bar R in Washington to see how they’ve achieved proven carcass genetics. On Sunday the 17th, the tour will visit the leading Fullblood Black Wagyu Cattle Ranch in the USA, Lone Mountain.
The second week begins with a lunch at Grasslands Wagyu, hosted by Brian Stamps as we learn about their focus on elite genetics. While in Oklahoma, we will continue on to Triangle B Ranch to witness their vertically integrated operation. Then the tour will travel to East Austin, Texas to visit Josh Eilers at Ranger Cattle and then Kevin and Jessica Moore at M6 Ranch. On Thursday the 21st, the tour will make its way to Landgraf Ranch and Santos Patronos before the American Wagyu Conference being held on Friday the 22nd and Saturday the 23rd of September. The group will then start their long journey home to Australia and will return to Sydney airport on the 26th of September.
To join he AWA on this unforgettable trip to Canada and the USA, follow to link above and secure your spot on the tour. For more information, head to the website or contact the AWA communications team with any further questions you may have. REGISTER HERE