28 March 1994
Sponsored by the Sustainable Agriculture Network/Alternative
Farming Systems Information Center
If you would like us to include your events please send
the event name, place, contact, and sponsor, to Alternative Farming
Systems Information Center, ATTN: SAN/AFSIC Calendar, Room 304,
National Agricultural Library, 10301 Baltimore Boulevard,
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351. FAX: (301) 504-6409.
* Events added since last edition
April 3-14, 1994
Event: New Zealand agroforestry tour
Contact: Professional Forestry Services, P.O. Box 424,
Rotorua, New Zealand. Voice: 64-7-349-4523.
April 6-9, 1994
Event: "People's Rights and Security: Sustainable
Development Strategies for the 21st Century"
Place: Mexico City, Mexico
Contact Society for International
Development -- USA Chapters Center, 1401 New York Ave.,
#1100, Washington, DC 20005.
April 11-16, 1994
Event: Organic Coffee Production
Place: Tapachula/Chiapas Mexico
Contact: AMAE c/o Jose Dardon Hernandez, Calle Central
Pontiente No. 14-A Tapachula, Chiapas MEXICO, CP 30700
Tel: +52-962-51682. FAX: +52-962-60455
April 11-12, 1994
Event: "Applied Research and Education in Sustainable
Agriculture: What Have We Learned?"
Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
Contact: Pam Murray, Center for Sustainable Agriculture Systems,
221 Keim Hall, Institute of Agriculture and Natural
Resources, Lincoln, NE 68583-0949. Voice: (402)
472-2056. FAX: (402) 472-7904.
April 14-16, 1994
*Event: "Together: Communities Creating A Sustainable Future"
Place: Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Hilton Hotel
Contact: NCEA, 3929 Old Lee Highway, Suite 91-A, Fairfax, VA
22030-2401. Phone: (703) 359-8973.
FAX: (703) 359-0972.
Sponsor: The National Community Education Association
April 19-22, 1994
Event: Second National IPM Symposium/Workshop
Place: Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact: Ronald J. Kuhr, Department of Entomology, Box 7613,
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
April 20, 1994
*Event: Kansas Sustainable Agriculture Symposium
Place: Kansas State University Student Union, Manhattan,
Contact: Call 1-800-432-8222 Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or
FAX (913) 532-5637 for a flyer and to register.
April 20-22, 1994
*Event: The Second Environmentally Sound Agriculture
Place: Sheraton Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida
Contact: Kenneth L. Campbell, Agricultural Engineering
Department, University of Florida, PO Box 110570
Gainesville, FL 32611-0570. Phone: 904-392-8534.
FAX: 904-392-4092. Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Wendy D. Graham, Agricultural Engineering Department
University of Florida, PO Box 110570, Gainesville, FL
32611-0570. Phone: 904-392-9113. FAX: 904-392-4092
Sponsor: University of Florida, Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences, Soil and Water Division
American Society of Agricultural Engineers Florida
May 30 to June 24 1994
Event: Legumes in Cropping Systems of the Tropics and
Place: Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany
Contact: The Course Coordinator, Centre for Agriculture in the
Tropics and Subtropics (790), University of Hohenheim,
70593 Stuttgart, Germany. Phone: +49 (0711) 459-3742.
FAX: +49 (0711) 459-3315; Telex: 722 959 UNIHO-D.
June 5-8, 1994
*Event: International Symposium: ENVIRONMENTAL AGRICULTURE-
towards 2000 (ISEAT-2000)
Place: Queensland, Australia
Contact: ISEAT Symposium Secretariat, National Australia Travel
LtdPO Box 9909 Brisbane, Queensland Australia. Phone:
+61 75 390333. FAX: +61 75 390195. Email to Andrew
Campbell, Convening Committee, email@example.com
June 7-10, 1994
*Event: Society & Resource Management: The Fifth International
Symposium on Society and Resource Management
Place: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Contact: Jennifer Pate, Symposium Coordinator, at:
June 9-12, 1994
Event: A Conference on Cuisine, Agriculture, and Social Change
Place: Westward Look Resort, Tucson, Arizona
Contact: Ann Tinsley, Dept. of Nutritional
Sciences, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson AZ 85721
Sponsor: The Agriculture, Food and Human Values
Society and the Association for the Study of Food and
June 19-23, 1994
Event: 1st International Symposium on Ecosystem Health &
Medicine: Integrating Science, Policy and Management
Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Contact: Office of Continuing Education, 159 Johnston Hall,
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G2W1.
Voice: (519) 767-5000. FAX: (519) 767-0758.
July 9-22, 1994
*Event: Sustainable Development for the World:
A 14-day intensive course in the Mexican Tropical
Place: Mountains of Tlaxcala.
Contact: Ianto Evans or Michael Smith, Zopilote Association,
Box 123, Cottage Grove, OR 97424. (503) 942-3021.
Sponsor: Zopilote Association
August 5-7, 1994
*Event: 20th Annual NOFA Summer Conference and Celebration of
Place: Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Contact: Julie Rawson, 411 Sheldon Road, Barre, MA 01005.
August 7-10, 1994
*Event: "Agroforestry and Sustainable Systems"
Place: Fort Collins, Colorado
Contact: Kim Isaacson, Center for Semiarid Agroforestry, Rocky
Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, UNL East
Campus, Lincoln, NE 68583-0822. (402) 437-5178.
August 18-20, 1994
*Event: WRCC-67 Sustainable Agriculture meeting for the Western
Place: Cheyenne, WY.
Contact: David Granatstein, Washington State University, at
(509) 663-8181 x.222.
August 13-21, 1994
Event: International Conference on Organic and Sustainable
Place: Beijing Agricultural University, Beijing, Peoples'
Republic of China
Contact: Mike Rennekar, Director, Agriculture Programs, Citizen
Ambassador Program, Dwight D. Eisenhower Building,
Spokane, WA 99202. Voice: (509) 534-0430.
FAX: (509) 534-5245.
September 6-8, 1994
Event: Second National Symposium, "Allelopathy in Sustainable
Agriculture, Forestry and Environment"
Place: J. N. Vyas University, Jodhpur-342 001, Rajasthan,
Contact: Dr. Shamsher S. Narwal, Organizing Secretary,
Department of Agronomy, CCS Haryana Agriculture
University, Hisar-125 004, Haryana, India.
Voice: 91-1662-73721, ext. 4268. FAX: 91-1662-73552.
Sponsor: Indian Society of Allelopathy
September 18, 1994
Event: New Jersey's Third Organic County Fair
Place: Pennington, New Jersey
Contact: (609) 737-6848
Sponsor: Northeast Organic Farming Association
October 13-17, 1994
*Event: Seeds of Hope: The Arctic to Amazonia Congress on
Community and Sustainable Forestry
Contact: Erik van Lennep, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 21-25, 1994
Event: Systems-Oriented Research in Agriculture and Rural
Place: Montpellier, France
Contact: Ms. Ann Lichens-Park, NBAP. Voice: (202) 401-4892.
FAX: (202) 401-4888. OR Ms. Anne-Marie Seng-Sourinho,
Direction Scientifique, CIRAD-SAR. Voice: 67617185.
Event: 3rd International Course on Fodder Tree
Legumes-Multipurpose Species for Agriculture
Place: Queensland, Australia
Contact: Dr. R.C. Gutteridge or Dr. H.M. Shelton, Fodder Tree
Legumes, Department of Agriculture, University of
Queensland, Queensland, 4072 Australia.
Voice: (61-7) 365-2062. FAX: (61-7) 365-1188.
Sponsor: Department of Agriculture, The University of
December 11-16, 1994
Event: 10th International Organic Agriculture IFOAM Conference
Place: Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
Contact: IFOAM Conference, Centre for Continuing Education,
PO Box 84, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Voice: (64) (3) 325-2811. FAX: (64) (3) 325-2944.
June 11-14, 1995
Event: "Sustainable Aquaculture, '95"
Place: Ilikai Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii
Contact: Narendra Saxena. Voice: (808) 956-6163.
FAX: (808) 956-2580.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
Regional Research Grants Schedules
The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
program is a continuation of what was formerly known as LISA.
Grants are awarded on a competitive basis for research and
educational projects in sustainable agriculture.
Administration of the program takes place through four
regional centers, each of which has a separate schedule for
its call for proposals and other deadlines. The schedules
will be included in this calendar as they become available.
Following are the addresses of the Regional centers:
North Central Region Western Region (After March 1,
Steve Waller, Coordinator Phil Rassmussen, Coordinator
Agriculture Hall Ag Systems Technology
Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln Utah State University
Lincoln, NE 68583-0704 Logan, UT 84322-2300
(402) 472-2973 (801) 750-2230
Internet: email@example.com Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Region Southern Region
Frederick R. Magdoff, Gerald F. Arkin, Coordinator
Coordinator Agriculture Experiment Station
Dept. of Plant & Soil Griffen, GA 30223-1797
Science (404) 228-7263
University of Vermont Internet:email@example.com.
Burlington, VT 05405 peachnet.edu
NORTH CENTRAL REGION
November 18-20, 1993: Combined Administrative
Council/Technical Committee meeting,
St. Louis, MO
November 25, 1993: Invitation to submit full proposal
January 17, 1994: Deadline for receiving full proposal
February 1, 1994 Producer-Initiated Grant Applications
March 7-11, 1994: Combined Administrative
Council/Technical Committee meets to
May 1, 1994 Producer-Initiated Grant Applications
Due. No FAXed applications accepted.
January 25-26,1994 Technical Review Panel to meet
March 3-4, 1994 Administrative Council to meet
August 22-26, 1994 Strategic Planning Meeting
Proposed Schedule for FY 1994
Early October 1993: Request for Proposals sent to people
interested in the SARE Program
January 19, 1994: Deadline for submitting proposals to
the regional coordinator's office
January 26, 1994: Deadline for submitting Farmer/Grower
proposals to regional coordinator's
March 19-22, 1994: Technical committee meets to evaluate
proposals for recommendation to the
March 22-23, 1994: Administrative council meets to
consider recommended projects and
vEarly April, 1994: Grant applicants will be notified about
February 4, 1994 Administrative Council and Technical
February Notification of status of proposals and
producer initiated grants
February Initiate negotiation with project
coordinators of successful proposals
March, 1994 Newsletter
Develop Plan of Work for submission to
USDA-CSRS and EPA
Release Call for Proposal for Regional
Release Call for Proposal for Regional
April, 1994 Submit Plan of Work to USDA-CSRS and
April, 1994 UGA issue subcontracts to project
May Regional Training Consortium/Network
Regional Training Projects proposal due.
June 13-15, 1994 Regional Administrative Council Meeting
June, 1994 Newsletter
Release 1995 Call for SARE/ACE
August, 1994 SARE/ACE Preproposals due at the Host
September, 1994 Invitation for full SARE/ACE Proposal
October, 1994 Newsletter
Release Call for Producer-Initiated
December, 1994 Full Proposal due at the Host Consortium
Producer-Initiated Grants due at Host