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: April 29, 1985
Copyright Date: 1985
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Subject: Agricultural education -- Periodicals -- Florida -- Gainesville   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
 Notes
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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Bibliographic ID: UF00074951
Volume ID: VID00020
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 86175687
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"" '^ INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
University of Florida
3028 McCarty Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611
On Networking # 20 April 29, 1985


This marks the 20th issue of On Networking and concludes one full year
of printing and mailing this newsletter. Except for an occasional
position announcement there is rarely anything submitted to this
newsletter from outside of the FSSP core staff. The enclosed
information sheet is intended to purge the mailing list in compliance
with the laws of the State of Florida, and to determine whether or not
it is worthwhile to continue with this publication. Your comments are
welcome.


Please do not use the address given in On Networking #18 for sending
items to Kansas State University for the Bibliography of Readings in
Farming Systems. Send articles, papers, and other published materials
to:
FSR Bibliography
Department of Sociology
Waters Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas 66506

There are other documentation efforts underway at Kansas State,
besides the farming system bibliography, meaning that items
erroneously sent to the library system may not find their way
to the appropriate people.


University of Minnesota is offering intensive training courses this
Summer and Fall. Dates of the course offerings and a brief
description is given below. Additional information relating to all of
these courses is available from Fred Hoefer, telephone (612) 373-0725,
or write to him at: 405 Coffey Hall, University of Minnesota, 1420
Eckles Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108.

Microcomputer Acquisition and Uses in Development is actually
two separate courses designed to guide individuals and organizations
in planning, acquiring, implementing and managing a microcomputer
system. Each course is especially oriented to users in developing
countries, covering the analytical process associated with assessing
management decisions in appraising and defining a system for a
specific purpose.
August 19 September 6, 1985: analyze the situation, make
decisions on microcomputer systems selection, develop purchase,
installation and service requests for bid, make applications and
management decisions on use, establish staff policy for use and


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training, and consider management applications. 0
October 12 Novermber 1, 1985: prepare participants to decide on
the use of various types of microcomputer software through
presentations and demonstrations on word processors, data base
management systems, electronic spreadsheets, telecommunications,
statistical applications, graphics/print enhancements, accounting,
work/time scheduling, decision-aid software, and education/training
software.
Development Project Evaluation Seminar, September 16-27, 1985 a
two week course focusing on a practical approach to project
evaluation. Through presentations, training exercises and group
interaction, participants will consider evaluation approaches and
strategies for establishing evaluations useful to decision makers.
The course will concentrate on how to make evaluations useful,
practical and accurate. It is designed to increase participants'
management and evaluation abilities to: design and use evaluations,
conceptualize evaluation options, strengthen and focus implementation
skills, design and monitor projects and programs, and to help increase
the effectiveness and accountability of projects.


International Society for Range Management will hold its annual
meeting February 10-15, 1986, hosted by the Florida Section of the
Society, in Orlando, Florida. Three symposia are scheduled during
these meetings: 1) Tropical Grassland Management, 2) Fire on the
Range, and 3) International Range Management. The meetings also
include technical sessions on range ecology, plant physiology, grazing
management, livestock-wildlife interactions, and range improvement.,
For additional information, contact Dr. George Tanner, Range Extension
Specialist, Forest Resources & Conservation, 118 Newins-Zeigler Hall,
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.


Position Announcement: Systems Analyst/Programmer, to design and
program a new system to help maintain and control CIMMYT's maize
germplasm bank (which currently handles around 10,000 accessions.
Supervise and coordinate the development of a major net system for the
management and analysis of maize international testing trials.
Location: Maize Program and Data Processing Services, CIMMYT, Mexico
Qualifications: Experience in the design and development of major
interactive software systems, management experience in the development
of computer software, knowledge of data base management concepts as
applied to development of software systems, a degree in computer
science will be considered to be a very important asset, programming
experience oi DEC equipment and with S1032 or S1022 data base
management systems, knowledge of statistical packages and familiarity
with agricultural data will be considered assets.
Institution: CIMMMYT
Contact: R.L.Paliwal, Associate Director, Maize Program, CIMMYT,
Londres 40, Apdo Postal 6-641, 06600 Mexico, D.F.
Deadline: The initial appointment will be for a one-year period,
starting mid-1985, with a possibility of renewal for a further 6- or
12-month period.
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Telephone: (904) 392-1965
Cable: CENTROP FSSP
Farming Systems Support Project

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
University of Florida
3028 McCarty Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611
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