Wednesday, November 8, 1995, 10:30 AM - Noon (90 Minutes);
Panel - Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainable Communities: Perspectives
from the Work of the Leopold Center's Human Systems Issue Team - Steve
Padgitt, Paul Lasley, Gayle Olsen, Roger Engelkes, Janel Curry Roper, and
Gordon Bultena, Iowa State University, Central College, and other
Workshop - Team Problem Solving II - Aaron Harp, University of Idaho; Rick
Exner, Iowa State University, and Tom Frantzen, Practical Farmers of Iowa
Papers - GENDER, CLASS, AND OTHER FACTORS IN FARMING SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND
1- Problematizing Participatory Development: Participation, Knowledge
and Gender in a NGO's Agriculture Extension Program - Steffanie Scott,
University of British Columbia, Canada
2- Extension's Outreach to Rural Women: Case Studies of Honduras -
Kathleen Colverson, State University of New York-Morrisville
3- Women's Community Reforestation Efforts in Burkina Faso - Joan
Zahler, Mennonite Central Committee, Burkina Faso
4- Class, Gender, Educational, and Commodity Differences in Ontario
Farmers' Views about Sustainability - Glen Filson, University of Guelph,
Wednesday, November 8, 1995, 1:30 - 3:30 PM (90 Minutes)
Demonstration - An Introduction to the Internet: World Wide Web (WWW)
Resources in Agriculture and Rural Communities - Gerard McKiernan, Iowa
Workshop - Quality of Life in Sustainable Agriculture: an Open Discussion
for Agricultural Educators, Researchers, and Farmers - Rich Pirog, Leopold
Center, Iowa State University
Panel - Networking Among Independent Swine Producers: Practical
Applications of Social Science Research - Kendall Thu, E. Paul
Durrenberger, Randy Ziegenhorn, John McNutt, Grant Allison, and Steve
Padgitt, University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and other
Papers - RESOURCE-CONSERVING TECHNOLOGIES AND MECHANIZATION OF
AGRICULTURE/MANAGEMENT ISSUES IN FARMING SYSTEMS
1- Farming Systems Research as a Tool for Successful Agricultural
Mechanization - Emilio de los Rios Ibarra, Mexico City, Mexico
2- Foundations of Controlling Erosion: Hydrological Processes under
Farming Systems Development - Anatoli Barabanov, VNIALMI, Russia
3- How Linkages Among Farming Systems and Communities Affect the
Potential of Productivity - Enhancing, Resource - Conserving Technologies
in the Tropics: the Case of Conservation Tillage in Mexico Olaf
Erenstein, CIMMYT, Mexico
4- Stream Quality Following Management-Intensive Grazing on
Southeastern Minnesota Streams - Karen Mumford, Laurie Sovell, and
Bruce Vondracek, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
5- Importance of Integrated Approach to Disease and Pest Management in
Farming Systems - P. B.Chatterjee, Ramakrishna Mission, India.
**note: the deadline for poster abstracts has been extended until
October 16, 1995.
(Farmers will be bringing posters of their farming systems to share)
Participatory Systems Tools (A "Tools Fair") - Ray William, Larry
Lev, et al., Oregon State University
Competitive Ability of Broad Bean Varieties Intercropped
with Maize in Central Mexico - C. Esquivel-Alvarez and
S. Guadarrama-Valentin, Univ. Auton. del Estado de Mexico
An Evaluation of the Competitive Ability of Maize and Broad Bean Varieties
in Intercropping - C. Esquivel-Alvarez, C. Martinez-Rueda, and S.
Guadarrama-Valentin, Univ. Auton. del Estado de Mexico
Reduction of Nutrient and Pesticide Losses Through the Application of
Polyacrylamide in Surface-Irrigated Crops Gary Bahr, Tim Stieber, and Kirk
Campbell, Idaho Department of Agriculture and University of Idaho
Producer-Initiated On-Farm Research: Collaborating With Those Most
Concerned in Integrated Agricultural Systems Victoria Mundy, Wyatt Fraas,
and Rose Mason, University of Nebraska and Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska
Fallow Vegetation in the Tropics: An Opportunity for Sustainable Management
through Agroforestry - Patricia Negreros-Castillo, Marcelino Avila, and
Manuel Magana-Monforte, Iowa State University, Government of Belize, and
University of Yucatan, Mexico
Integration between Farms and Existing Household Areas: an
Interdisciplinary Study on Agroecology, Recycling Technology, and
Landscape Architecture - Karin Eksvard and Olof Thomsson, Swedish
University of Agricultural Sciences
Harford County Agriculture: Perspectives for the Urban Sector -
Robert D. Halman, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension
Another View of Our World: Interest Groups' Perceptions of Land
Grant Universities' Agricultural and Natural Resources Research -
Lorna M. Butler, Mike Mtika, Jennifer Wilkins, Helene Murray, Larry Lev,
Lisa Gaines, Richard Carkner, and Richard Dick, Washington State University
Role of Direct Marketing in the Sustainability of Northern Californian
Small-Scale Farming Systems - Colehour Arden, University of
Evaluation of Beef Cattle Herd Management Software
Maria Fernandez and B.W. Woodward, University of Minnesota
Evaluating the Role of Domestic Birds on Small Farms
Laura B. DeLind, Stuart H. Gage, and M. Sean Clark, Michigan State University
Needs Assessment Using RRA - Ken Crawford and Evelyn Hurley, Massey
University, New Zealand
Complimentarity of Research-Extension Linkages of State Agricultural
Universities Towards Capacity-Building of Women Farmers in India -
Sumita Roy, Punjab Agricultural University, India
Additive Role of Rice-Fish Culture in Rainfed Fragile Ecosystem -
P.B. Chatterjee, Ramakrishna Mission, India
Appropriate Agricultural Approaches for Technology Transfer in the Bolivia
Highlands - Efrain A. Pozo, Iowa State University
On-Farm Research: Food and Animal Health and Management Center -
Neil V. Anderson, Kansas State University
GIS and Farming Systems - Paula Ford, University of Georgia
Registration fee for Linkages among Farming Systems and Communities is $75
if registered by October 15. After that date, the registration fee is $100.
The fee includes the Sunday night reception, lunch each day, the Tuesday
evening barbecue, and conference materials. A fee of $30 will be charged
for the Sunday tour.
The registration fee for students is $30 for the conference only or $55 for
the conference, lunch each day, and the Tuesday barbecue. Students and/or
guests may attend the Tuesday barbecue for $8 each.
Shuttle bus service between Ames and the Des Moines International Airport
is available for $30 roundtrip. Please provide your flight information on
the registration form if you want this service.
To register, please complete the registration form and mail it with your
payment to Carole Seifert, Iowa State University, Extended and Continuing
Education, 102 Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa 50011-1112. You may register
via FAX by dialing 515-294-6223 and transmitting a copy of the completed
registration form, including credit card billing information.
The conference will be held at the Scheman Continuing Education Building,
located in the Iowa State Center. The four-building Center entertainment
and conference complex is located off Elwood Drive and south of Lincoln Way
in the southeast corner of the Iowa State University campus. From U.S.
Highway 30, take the Elwood Drive exit north to Center Drive. Free parking
is available near the Scheman Building.
Blocks of rooms have been reserved for conference participants at the four
Ames hotels listed below. Free morning and evening shuttle service will be
provided between these hotels and the Scheman Building. Participants are
responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. Facilities will
hold rooms through October 5.
Please indicate on the registration form, if you will need daily shuttle
service and the hotel at which you will be staying. Other hotels are
available, but the shuttle will ONLY run from the facilities listed below.
Budgetel Inn 515-296-2500
Single/Double $55/night plus tax
Holiday Inn Gateway Center 515-292-8600
Single/Double $65/night plus tax
Ramada Inn 515-232-3410
Silver Saddle Motel 515-232-8363
Single $34 plus tax
Double $39 plus tax
Triple $44 plus tax
Students or participants traveling on limited budgets can check the box on
the registration panel to request information about special housing.
Farmers/ranchers actively involved in farming may apply for a $60 subsidy.
Farmers/ranchers presenting a poster presentation are also eligible for a
$250 stipend/honorarium. If you are a farmer/producer and/or will be
presenting a poster during the conference, please check the appropriate
boxes on the registration form. Application forms will be sent to you with
your registration confirmation.
Messages during the conference may be left at 515-294-6222 or FAXed to
515-294-6223. Messages will be posted on a message board located on the
first floor lobby.
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Jarnagin at 515-292-6802 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions regarding registration, please contact
Carole Seifert at 515-294-1400.
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