Bull farm carries on traditions of Spanish lore

The most glamorous — and profitable — days of raising fighting bulls in Spain are in the past, but the Cortijo de Arenales estate embraces its long-held traditions to give visitors a peak into the storied history of Spanish culture.

"Nowadays, it’s not profitable," Leopoldo de la Maza, who oversees the estate’s farming and bull breeding operations, told a group of Iowa Farm Bureau (IFBF) members visiting the farm on IFBF’s County Presidents’ Incentive Trip. "The top bullfighters want to fight less...

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