STUDENTS GRADUATED AGROAMERICA’S MOJARRAS SCHOOL

This month parents, teachers and students celebrated as students graduated from the sixth grade. This is the second class of Sexto Primaria of the Mojarras Mixed Rural Private School in Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala to graduate. The school is the result of an alliance between AgroAmerica and Funcafé that began in 2010 with the purpose of raising [...]

By |2017-11-29T15:01:38+00:00November 28th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA PUTS ITS OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY IN PRACTICE

For AgroAmerica, the health and protection of its employees is important, which is why, in addition to providing them the appropriate equipment, they are trained in the responsible use of agrochemical products, as part of AgroAmerica Ocupational Health and  Safety Policy. Last week, through the MEGALAB laboratory of Coatepeque, a cholinesterase analysis was performed on [...]

By |2017-11-14T17:18:03+00:00November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY

For almost 300 years Guatemala was under Spanish rule. On September 15, 1821 independence from Spain was declared and each year Guatemalans take great delight in celebrating their freedom. Guatemalans are passionate about celebrating Independence Day. Festivities are held around the country showing the passion and patriotism of the Guatemalan people. You’ll see blue and [...]

By |2017-09-14T22:17:16+00:00September 14th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA’S ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES COMMITMENT

September 10 – 16 is Environmental Services Week.  What exactly does “environmental services” mean? It refers to the functions of the natural assets of land, water and air. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) there are three types of environmental services: Productive services: these reflect the economic functions of providing natural resources [...]

By |2017-09-21T21:46:55+00:00September 7th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMART IRRIGATION REDUCES WATER USE AT AGROAMERICA PLANTATIONS

Each July the Irrigation Association celebrates Smart Irrigation Month.  Now in its 13th year, July is the month to showcase the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies in landscape, turf and agriculture irrigation. AgroAmerica, a sustainable agriculture business with operations in Central and South America, has been implementing smart irrigation technology for [...]

By |2017-07-31T15:34:29+00:00July 17th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA BRINGS QUALITY EDUCATION TO THE RURAL AREA

Through the implementation of novel practices and a state-of-the-art methodology, AgroAmerica brings quality education in three Southwestern departments of Guatemala: Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu and San Marcos. The Mojarras school, created for AgroAmerica employees children, educates through an active methodology that involves a teaching model which focuses on the student and his social and natural environment. Recreation and [...]

By |2017-05-29T20:30:27+00:00May 26th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments