The June issue includes the following contents:
"Word from Washington, DC" Updates on budget and appropriations (the good
news is, the House more or less level-funded SARE. the challenge is to get
similar or better numbers out of the Senate.)
"Analysis -- New Directions for USDA (Stauber confirmed; Planned policy
shifts -- defining outcomes, involving customers in planning and evaluation,
promoting multi-disciplinary problem-solving, and strategic planning.)
"Consortium Ballot Results" -- New members added to our Governing Council.
"Farmer REsearch and Network Building" -- the first of a regular column.
"On-Line Sustainable Agriculture Education Conference" -- news from our
sustainable agriculture education electronic conference (SAEd-Share-L -- to
subscribe, send message "subscribe SAEd-Share-L (your name)" to
"Cuba's Sustainable Agriculture" -- report on a Global Exchange visit by a
Kentucky County Extension Agent.
"Planting the Future with Help from Cooperative Extension" -- the story
about Extension woven through the pages of the new book, _Planting the Future_.
"Professional Societies Lobbying for REsearch Funding" -- an introduction to
"IPM-Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Plans Activities" -- report from an
on-going dialogue between these two "camps".
Please send your name and full street address to receive a copy, and ask to
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Elizabeth Ann R. Bird, Ph.D.
Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, and
Research and Technology Policy Project Leader,
Center for Rural Affairs
3609 Busse St.
Madison, WI 53714