Student Projects

We have a good relationship with the Agronomy Faculty of the University of the Republic, (Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad de la República), which is located very close to Campo Longley. Students from the faculty sometimes visit the farm, and they have used our farm as a case study in research projects.

 

In the past we have also had students from the UK come to work on the Farm to carry out projects, normally over a couple of months. If you have a project in mind, and would be interested in coming to work on the farm, we would love to hear from you. Please contact campo.longley@topilen.com

Past Projects

Campo Longley

Grace & Niamh Howarth - July-August 2015

 

In 2015, Grace and Niamh Howarth visited Campo Longley for 6 weeks. Whilst they were there they helped around the dairy with cleaning and repainting, planted trees and also wrote 'A Student Guide to Campo Longley and Uruguay'

 

At the time of their visit Grace Howarth was a 2nd year chemistry student at York University, and Niamh had just finished her A levels; she is now preparing to go to Bangor University to student Sports Science.

 

Download their project here

 

Andrew Baker & Grace Howarth - 2014

 

In 2014, Grace Howarth and Andrew Baker visited Campo Longley. In addition to helping with the calves and in the dairy they also carried out a study on cow nutrition and milk production entitled 'Milk production at Campo Longley - A review and analysis of the inputs and outputs.'

 

At the time of their visit Grace Howarth was a 1st year chemistry student at York University, and Andrew was a 1st year land economy student at Cambridge University.

 

Download their project here

Campo Longley
Campo Longley

Elspeth Queening - 2012 & 2013

 

In 2012, Elspeth visited and worked at Campo Longley helping on the dairy for 3 months, including painting the Campo Longley mural. This was the time of the new diary re-fit, therefore she participated and helped during this transition from milking 20 cows to 40 cows at one time! She also worked teaching English as a Foreign Language in a local language school in Progresso. In 2013, Elspeth then returned to Campo Longley for 6 months to facilitate a renovation project on a farm house.

 

At the time of her visit, Elspeth was on a gap year which led her to return to university, Goldsmiths London to study Social Work MA.   

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