Lindsey Fenster poses for a picture on a Uruguay cattle ranch.

Lindsey Fenster, a junior in the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, just returned from a university-sponsored study abroad in Uruguay.

While there, the James River High School graduate earned three credit hours while experiencing the economics of grass-fed beef production in Uruguay. She also toured various agricultural operations in Uruguay, including beef cattle and sheep ranches, a rice mill, dairies, a crop rotation experimental station and a vineyard.

Fenster has had a busy year at the Athens, Ga. university. Besides the study abroad program in March, she has been named one of only four Ratcliffe Scholars in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for 2018-19. As such, she is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship to fund her experiential learning experiences…



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