Title: Farming systems research and extension (FSR/E) short course: July 18-23, 1983.
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Title: Farming systems research and extension (FSR/E) short course: July 18-23, 1983.
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FARMING SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND EXTENSION (FSR/E)

SHORT COURSE:JULY 18-23, 1983

Holiday Inn West, Gainesville, Florida ,


Sponsored by the
Farming Systems Support Project (FSSP)
University of Florida
SAID


Schedule of Events(+)


Time


Topic


all day Arrival of outside
participants
Distribution of course
materials


7:30-8:00 Course registration-Santa Fe East
8:00-9:45 INTRODUCTION
Opening remarks and introduction of
FSSP Staff
Introduction of course participants
Presentation of course objectives
Overview of course schedule
(*) Introduction to Farming Systems
Research and Development
What is FSSP and why are you here?
9:45-10:00 BREAK
10:00-11:00(*) FSR/E AND SMALL-SCALE, LIMITED FI
RESOURCE FAMILY.FARMS


11:00-12:00


12:00-1:00


Course Readings

Begin readings


SSP Readings
Chap. I.


Discussion
Reading time (Rooms 318 and 418 Bre
available for reading the assigned
materials)
LUNCH(on your own)


+All course sessions will take place in Santa Fe-East.
*Indicates presentation of a training module.


Day


Sunday


Monday








l:00-3:00 SMALL SCALE FAMILY FARMS FSSP Readings
AS A SYSTEM Chap. II
Defining Farming Systems
Crop, livestock and market
subsystems
Household subsystem
(*) Land USE Withir An Upper Volta
Household
(*) Nutritional Status and FSR/E
3:'0-5:00 Reading time for Tuesday sessions.
Travel arrangements can be made with
Continental Capers, Santa Fe-East.
4:00-5:00 SPECIAL meeting on Nutritional Module
Room 318


Tuesday 8:00-9:45







9:30-10:0G"
10:00-11:00
13:00--12r00
12:00--cr:00
1:00-2-:45








2:45-3:00
3:00-4:00

4:00-5:00


ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF SMALL
SMALL FAMILY FARM SYSTEMS
Implications for technology
development
Non-neutrality of scale
Economics of small farm systems
(*) Part I
(*) Part II
BREAK
Group discussion of morning session
Reading time for Tues. afternoon
LUNCH (on your own)
INITIAL CHARACTERIZATION
OF FARMING SYSTEMS
Learning the Art of Informal
Surveying
Comprehending and utilizing what
we see and hear
Combining disciplines in rapid
appraisal
Practice interviews
BREAK
(*) Defining recommendation domains
Hierarchy of constraints
Reading time for Wednesday session


FSSP Readings
Chap III










FSSP Readings
Chapter IV
Shaner et al

pp.289-293











Wednesday 8:00-11:00



11:00-12:00
i 12:00-1:00
1:00-2:15




2:15-2:30
2:30-3:30
3:30-4:00
! 4:00-5:00


Thursday 8:00-9:30





9:30-10:00
10:00-11:00

11:00-12:00
12:00-1:00
1:00-2:15



2:15-2:30
2:30-4:00

4:00-5:00
5:30-7:00
7:00-9:00


Friday 8:00-10:00








10:00-10:30
10:30-12:00


INITIAL CHARACTERIZATION
(continued)


Shaner et al
Chap V.


Doing a case study:
(*)Concepcion Chiquirichapa, Guatemala
Reading time for next session
LUNCH (on your own)
DESIGNING ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS FSSP Readings
Case studies: Chap. V.
(*) S.E. Guatemala (Jutiapa)
(*) El Salvador
(*) North Florida
BREAK
Small group discussions
Presentation of group discussion findings
Readings for Thursday Sessions.


TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND FSSP Readings
CONTINUING CHARACTERIZATION Chap. VI.
(*) Design and analysis of on-farm
trials Shaner et al
Modified stability analysis Chap. VII.
Farmer-managed trials
BREAK
Index of acceptability
Agro-economic analysis
Reading time for next session
LUNCH (on your own)
TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT (cont.) Shaner et al
Enterprise records pp. 309-314
Directed Surveys pp. 103-106
Review of results and planning Chap. VIII
BREAK
Promotion of Acceptable Technology
(extension)
Reading time for Friday session
CASH BAR FOR COURSE PARTICIPANTS
DINNER FOR COURSE PARTICIPANTS


MANAGING FSR/E SYSTEMS FSSP Readings
AND INSTITUTIONS Chap. VII

Policy Shaner et al
Institutional functions: Chap. 9-10
Management Appendix 10A-B
Administrative Services 11A-B
Review and planning
Component and discipline research
BREAK
On farm research
Extension
Information and data handling











12:00-1:00
1:00-4:00


Saturday 8:00


Technological services
Organization
LUNCH (on your own)
COURSE EVALUATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS


FIELD TRIP TO NORTH FLORIDA
Meet. at 7:45 sharp in Holiday
Inn-West, Lobby. Wear field clothing.
Those leaving on 4:50 Flight will be
taken directly to airport. Bring your
bags on trip.






PARTICIPANT LIST


NAME/ADDRESS


NAME/ADDRESS


Nathalie Eleady-Cole
(University of Sierra Leone Freetown)
University of Florida
470 Grinter Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Ed Reeves
Department of Sociology
S205 Agr. Science Bldg. North
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40546

David J. Redgrave
Agronomy Department
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523

Bill Shaner
Water Management Synthesis Project
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523

Dan Taylor
Department of Agr. Econ.
V.P.I.
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

Julian Velez
11003 N. Kendall Dr.
Apt. B-206
Miami, FL 33176

(Development Alternatives, Inc.)

Art Hansen
Center for African Studies
470 Grinter Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Sergio Ruano
ICTA PRECODEPA
Avenida La Reforma 8-60 Zona 9
Guatemala City

Martha Gaudreau
Dept. of Soil Science
227 Soils
1529 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, Minn. 55108


Mary Andrews/Program Leader
Michigan Cooperative Extension
48 Agriculture Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48823


Debbie Maxwell
USAID/EI Salvador
APO Miami 34023

Paul J. Magnarella
Anthropology Dept.
441 Grinter Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida


32611


Anita Spring
Department of Anthropology
1350 GPA
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Lisa M. Matt
Development Alternatives, Inc.
624 9th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 2001

Steve Franzel
Development Alternatives, Inc.
624 9th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

Emerson D. Natziger
Department of Agronomy
N305 Turner Hall, 11025 Goodwin-
Urbana, IL 61801

Alan Bolten
Department of Zoology
223 Bartram Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611


Harold W. Young
(Liberia AID CARI)
Route 2 Box 237 B
Greenvill, Florida 32


331


I (


Eric J. Wailes
Department of Agr. Econ. and
221 Agriculture Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701


LSU)


Rural Soc.






PARTICIPANT LIST, cont'd


Vera J. Wall
College of Human Resources
216 Wallace Hall
VPI & SU
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Elamin Eltighani M. (Sudan)
Department of Agri. Economics
Washington State University
Office #205D
Pullman, Washington 99163

R. Hunt Davis, Jr.
Center for African Studies
470 Grinter Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Calixte George
Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development
Institute (CARDI)
P.O. Box 971
Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies


George Clough
1251 HSPP
Veg. Crops Department/IFAS
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611


Jim Dean
University of Florida 1157 McCarty
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Ken McDermott
3028 McCarty Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Joseph Conrad
Animal Science
125 Animal Science Building
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611


Biroli Phenias
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
Director of Water and Forests
B.P. 621 Kigali Rwanda


Ralph L. Conley
SAID MALI
Bamako (ID)
Department State
Washington, D.C.


20520


Leandro R. Rola
Agricultural Credit and Cooperative Institutes
University of the Philippine at Los Banos
College, Laguna
Philippines 3720


Federico R. Poey
AGRICEC Agricultural Development
Consultants Inc.
1414 Ferninand St.
Coral Gables, Florida 33134


Emanuel Mwango (MALAWI)
Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611




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