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Educational Aspects of Agrometeorology

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Educational Aspects of Agrometeorology.

Reaching farmers in a changing climate — Last modified January 11, 2012 15:46
Reaching farmers in a changing climate. By Kees Stigter. As the third and last Roving Seminar in Iran within five weeks, Kees Stigter gave his Seminar Nr. 3: “Reaching farmers in a changing climate” at the Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center (ANRC) of Golestan Province, Agricultural Extension & Education and Research Organization (Ministry of Jihad of Agriculture) in Gorgan, in the North East of Iran at the Caspian Sea, from 12 to 15 December 2011.
Extension agrometeorology — Last modified January 09, 2012 11:00
EXTENSION AGROMETEOROLOGY (Prof. C.J. Stigter). Part of a course for extension intermediaries in Iran.
Results of discussion groups during Prof. Kees Stigter’s Roving Seminar “Reaching farmers in a changing climate” held in Esfahan, Iran — Last modified December 01, 2011 11:00
Results of discussion groups during Prof. Kees Stigter’s Roving Seminar “Reaching farmers in a changing climate” held in Esfahan, Iran, from 14 till 17 November 2011.
Science field shops may precede climate field schools but simple adaptation to climate should be validated as part of both — Last modified January 03, 2011 14:03
We introduce our programme of rainfall measurements and field observations by Indonesian farmers in their plots and explain the rationale and background of this approach. We then discuss the climate situation and some examples of climate adaptation in respectively Wareng/Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, Central Java, for the La-Nina rainy season of 2008/2009 and in coastal Indramayu, west Java, for the El-Nino rainy season followed by a rather sudden La-Nina situation of 2009/2010.
A plea for Climate Field Schools in China - Part II: Agrometeorological services in China — Last modified November 29, 2010 10:19
I have lectured and travelled for advisory purposes in China almost annually since 1996, initially particularly in Nanjing, Beijing and Inner Mongolia. In several missions with Prof. Zheng Dawei to various provinces from 2004, we prepared a preliminary project submission to the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) at the end of 2007. In those visits, in 2008 together with either Prof. Wang Shili or Mr. Ma Yuping, we collected information on agrometeorological services being developed in the Provincial Meteorological Services/Bureaus concerned (Ningxia, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Jiangxi, Henan).
A plea for Climate Field Schools in China — Last modified November 19, 2010 10:16
The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Farmer Field School (FFS) approach, that was first tried in Indonesia and the Philippines just more than 20 years ago, is a success story. It has been mentioned in hundreds of scientific papers, many text books and newspaper articles and some documentaries.
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