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					Oklahoma National Guard
Agricultural Training at Oklahoma State University

JUNE 2010
LOGISTICS – MEALS

 Breakfast every day is in the Ranchers Club
 Lunch will be catered by Billy Klein

 We will try some Stillwater Restaurants in the
  evenings.
 All meals are included in the training.

 OSU can’t pay for alcohol
LOGISTICS – ROOMS

 AG Hall 101 is our main room
 The slaughtering will be in the FAPC

 The home canning will be in a lab
WHAT IS OUR OBJECTIVE?

 To bring the whole group up to a common level
  of understanding on basic agricultural
  principles applicable to Afghanistan
 To provide you the opportunity to hear from a
  wide variety of OSU experts on these topics
HOW DID WE DECIDE WHAT TO COVER?

 We have experience from the 145th
 We held brainstorming sessions

 We are doing our best to cover relevant topics,
  but know that conditions will be different when
  you get there and you will have to modify and
  adapt.
INTRODUCTIONS

 Dr. David Henneberry, Director of International
  Agricultural Programs
 Dr. Adel Tongco, Coordinator for International
  Agricultural Programs
 Rachel Rindahl

 Laura Ewald

 Wendy Xu

 Adam Cobb
THE REACHBACK SUPPORT TEAM
   Rachel Ringdahl
     B. Sc. Agricultural Economics
     From Arizona and Oklahoma

     Worked as a research associate for the NRA

   Laura Ewald
     Bachelor’sin Global Studies
     From Minnesota dairy farm

     Afghanistan with FAF Development Jan-May 2009
TUESDAY 1 JUNE 2010

 50 Things you need to know about Afghanistan
 Greenhouse Production of Vegetables and
  Ornamentals
 Integrated Crop Management Techniques in the
  Greenhouse
 Understanding Agricultural Cooperatives

 Basics of Wheat Diseases

 Finding the News Angle
WEDNESDAY 2 JUNE 2010

 External Parasites of Goats
 Home Canning Workshop

 National Institute for Microbial Forensics and
  Agricultural Biosecurity
 Food and Agricultural Products Center

 Extension Program Development
THURSDAY 3 JUNE 2010

 Basics of Soil Science
 Soil Testing

 Nitrogen Management

 Invasive Species

 Basics of Apple, Apricot and Pomegranate
  Orchards
FRIDAY 4 JUNE 2010


   Small Ruminant Slaughter
     and Food Safety
    Techniques
   Basics of Grain Storage
CAN YOU HAVE COPIES OF THE PRESENTATIONS?

  That is up to every faculty member. Most will
   leave it on the computer and you can download
   it to a stick
  Some will be on our web site later, and some
   already are
   www.internationalagprograms.okstate.edu
THIS WILL BE AN INTENSIVE WEEK

   We hope you enjoy it, learn a lot and view this
    as a beginning and not an end – agriculture is
    a constantly changing field.

				
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