Colombia Farm Tour-Poultry & Palm


Jose Luis Gonzalez Chacon is a second generation poultry and palm oil producer in Colombia. He is a member of the Global Farmer Network. Here he shows us the technology in his poultry barns that keep the birds cool in the stifling heat of Colombia. He also shares the country’s environmental requirements for growing palm oil.

Hear more from Chacon at the Global Farmer Network’s free webinar on June 10, 2021 at 9:00 am CDT/3:00 pm GMT: Climate Smart Agriculture: How farmers are leading the way. Click to register at

Jose Luis will be joined by GFN members Nancy Kavazanjian, USA and Gabriela Cruz, Portugal for a conversation; Hear our farmers sharing the climate smart ways they are farming. This webinar is presented by the Global Farmer Network in collaboration with Cargill.

Jose Luis Gonzalez Chacon

Jose Luis Gonzalez Chacon

Jose Luis is a civil engineer who has come back to work on his family poultry farm within the past two years. The farm has 13 sheds that can house more than 500,000 birds at once. There are plans to build new facilities with more environmentally friendly technology, using solar energy and water recycling methods to keep the company as green as possible.

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