Group Title: On networking : Farming Systems Support Project
Title: On networking
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Title: On networking
Physical Description: v. : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Farming Systems Support Project
Publisher: Farming Systems Support Project.
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Publication Date: February 4, 1985
Copyright Date: 1985
Subject: Agricultural education -- Periodicals -- Florida -- Gainesville   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
General Note: Description based on: No. 6 (July 6, 1984); title from caption.
General Note: Latest issue consulted: No. 14 (Oct. 24, 1984)
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Volume ID: VID00017
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Telephone: (904) 392-1965
Farming Systems Support Project

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
University of Florida
3028 McCarty Hall
ON-NETWORKING #17 Gainesville, Florida 32611 February 4, 1985

Graduate Assistantships in Farming Systems
offered by the University of Florida

Students initiating a graduate program at the University of Florida with
an emphasis in the area of farming systems now have the opportunity to apply
for assistantships at either the master's or doctoral level. The farming
systems assistantships will be one-third time, with a 12-month stipend of
$7,500 for master's candidates and $8,250 for doctoral candidates.
Out-of-state fees will be waived.

Recipients will minor and do research in farming systems while majoring
in one of the academic departments of the Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences (IFAS) such as Agronomy, Dairy Science, Vegetable Crops, Food &
Resource Economics, Mechanized Agriculture, Animal Science, Entomology &
Nematology, and Soil Science. Research may be conducted in Florida or in an
appropriate foreign country. Research in both domestic and international
areas is conducted under University of Florida faculty supervision and is
available to graduate students as thesis and dissertation opportunities.

The University of Florida has had years of experience in Farming Systems
Research and Extension (FSR/E), both domestic and international. It has one
of the greatest concentrations of faculty expertise in farming systems of any
location in the world.

Inquiries about the Farming Systems Program and applications for
assistantships should be sent to:
Farming Systems Assistantships
International Programs
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
University of Florida
3028 McCarty Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611

For telephone inquiries about assistantships, call: (904) 392-1965.

Requests for information about admission to the Graduate School of the
University of Florida should be sent to:

Office of the Registrar
Admissions Section
135 Tigert Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611

For telephone inquiries about admissions, call: (904) 392-1365.



Title: IRRI Farming Systems Economist
Location: Los Banos, Philippines
Qualifications: Ph.D in agricultural economics specializing in
production economics or farm management; strong micro-economic theory;
preferably 2 years minimum experience in developing countries with rice
as a major staple. Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary
environment; willingness to travel and assist national research programs.
Institution: IRRI (International Rice Research Institute)
Contact: Dr. M. S. Swaminathan
Director General
The International Rice Research Institute
P. O. Box 933
Manila, Philippines
Phone: 88-48-69 or 88-45-14
Deadline: April 1, 1985.


Title: Farming Systems Economist
Location: Kabwe, Zambia (2 hours from Lusaka)
Qualifications: Outstanding academic and research record; Ph.D. in
agricultural economics, household economics or a related field; previous
experience in farming systems research and/or as a member of a
multi-disciplinary team conducting farm level research in the Third World.
Preference given to individuals with prior field experience in Africa.
Institution: University of Illinois
Contact: Dr. Wesley D. Seitz, Head, Department of Agricultural
Economics, University of Illinois, 305 Mumford Hall, 1301 W. Gregory
Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-1810
Deadline: For full consideration, apply before April 26, 1985.


Title: Associate or Assistant Professor in International Crop Production
Location: Gambia
Qualifications: Required: Ph.D. in relevant discipline. Desirable:
International experience; Background in farming systems or cropping
systems; Foreign language competence; Knowledge of national and
international agencies and foundations dealing with international
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Contact: Dr. Kenneth H. Shapiro
International Agricultural Programs
240 Agricultural Hall
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
Phone: (608) 262-1271
Deadline: April 1, 1985 or until filled

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