FIU students Randy Juste and Christian Gonzalez were two of only 30 university students from diverse fields of study selected nationwide to attend the 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, Virginia. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), this year’s forum, “The Changing Face of Agriculture,” introduced students to contemporary agribusiness, future trends, scientific research and agriculture policy in today’s real world environment.
AGROECOLOGY SUMMER PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS & STUDENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION: Go to: Agroecology.fiu.edu Phone: 305-348-0186 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Agroecology Program of Earth & Environment Department invites applications for an instructor in the areas of production Agriculture/Horticulture, to begin in Fall 2014.
A five-day summer workshop covering advances in agro-ecological issues, bioenergy and biotechnology by experts from FIU, USDA, other agencies and farmers. Workshop includes in-house lectures at FIU and traveling to biofuels plantations within south/central Florida. Participant compensation ($250 each) is paid. Please email a one-page statement, indicating what impact your participation at the workshop would have on your teaching program, and a recommendation letter from your supervisor.
A paid ($500) eight week internship for high school students to gain hands on experience in FIU faculty labs or field sites in South Florida, including their high school yards on problems related to agri-sciences. Submit a project idea, college and career goal, teacher’s recommendation and high school transcript.