Newsletter June 2001
SAEA web site http://www.saea.org
Make your plans now to participate in the 2002 SAEA Meetings in Orlando, February 2-6, 2002. Preparation for the meetings will soon be in full swing, as you will see in the announcements that follow.
The SAEA Executive Committee will meet July 9-10 in Charleston, South Carolina. Among the items on our agenda are selecting invited papers, finalizing our 2001 budget, approving a long-term investment policy, reassessing our awards policies, archiving of the JAAE, and planning for electronic distribution of our newsletter. Please contact any Executive Committee member if you have an item that needs discussion.
Appointment of New JAAE Editor
Dr. John B. Penson, Jr., Editor
Need for New Secretary/Treasurer(s)
2002 SAEA Meetings Announcements
Organized Symposia. President-Elect Steve Turner is handling the proposals for Organized Symposia. As detailed in the Call for Symposium Proposals in this Newsletter, selected symposia must allow for 30- 45 minutes of open audience discussion. Proposals are due to Steve by August 24, 2001.
Posters. Donna Lee of the University of Florida will be
coordinating the Poster Sessions in Orlando. The Call for Posters is
included in this Newsletter. We plan to continue the poster award
program. Note the submission deadline of September 3, 2001.
Teaching -- Dixie Watts Reaves, Virginia Tech; Molly Espey, Clemson; Mike Olexa, Florida
Extension -- Lee Meyer, Kentucky; Nathan Smith, Georgia; Damona Doye, Oklahoma State
Graduate Student Paper -- Lisa House, Mississippi State; Wes Harrison, LSU; Martin Redfern, Arkansas
Lifetime Achievement -- Howard Clonts, Auburn; John Holt, Florida; Richard Conner, Texas A & M
Please see the Call for Awards Nominations elsewhere in this Newsletter for details. I hope all Departments will take advantage of the opportunity to nominate deserving colleagues. Please note the deadline for nominations of September 28, 2001.
Have a great summer!
SOUTHERN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION
February 2 - 6, 2002
AWARDS FOR DISTINGUISHED PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Purpose of the Awards: To recognize significant
contributions of individuals to the profession of agricultural
economics, to bring such contributions to the attention of the
profession, and to facilitate firsthand sharing of such contributions
through annual SAEA meetings.
Outstanding JAAE Publication:
1. JAAE articles appearing in the previous year (2000) will routinely be considered
Teaching of a Course:
1. Statements, no longer than two double-spaced pages, should be submitted by the
1. Statements, no longer than two double-spaced pages, should be submitted by theGraduate Student Paper: As stated in the above eligibility requirements, graduate students must be full-time students (may be on part time assistance) and student members of the SAEA. The focus of the Graduate Student Paper award is on single authored student papers written for academic courses and not previously published in academic outlets or presented at professional meetings. Papers which are “cut and paste” from theses or dissertations will be disqualified.
1. Statements, no longer than two double-spaced pages, should be submitted by
Award Winner Responsibilities: Acceptance of an award carries a
commitment on the part of the award winner to share this work, in
person, with other members of the profession at the next annual meeting
of the SAEA. Award recipients will be asked to summarize and highlight
their accomplishments in a poster presentation at the annual meeting.
Poster session guidelines will be made available to award recipients.
SOUTHERN AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION
February 2 - 6, 2002
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Purpose of the Award: To recognize significant and enduring contributions in the scholarship or public service to southern agricultural economics. Scholarship would entail teaching and research, while public service would embrace not only extension but all other outreach activities in government and agribusiness.
Nature of the Award: The award shall be called “Southern Agricultural Economics Association Lifetime Achievement Award.” The winners of the award shall be announced annually with the awards presented at the annual meetings of the SAEA. Each recipient will receive a framed certificate and a free membership to the Southern Agricultural Economics Association for the remainder of his or her life.
Eligibility Requirements: Nominees must have completed at least 25 years of professional service and must have made significant contributions to the profession. This award is in recognition of one's contribution to southern agricultural economics throughout a professional career. The award may be given posthumously. The recipient need not live (or have lived) in the southern region, but must have been a member of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association at some time in his or her career.
Nomination Procedure: Nominations must be made by SAEA members and/or agricultural economics and related departments.
Nominations will consist of the following:
A statement, not longer than two double-spaced pages, summarizing the contributions in
scholarship (teaching and/or research) and/or public service (extension and other outreach
activities including such activities in government or agribusiness) to southern agricultural
economics throughout the nominee's professional career.
A detailed resume of the nominee.
Copies of not more than three published works
which exemplify research contributions of the
Letters indicating contributions the nominee
has made to southern agricultural economics
A synopsis of the candidate's career suitable
for publication in the Journal of Agricultural
Eligibility Guidelines: The purpose of an organized symposium is to stimulate discussion of a single theme or problem related to agricultural economics. Interdisciplinary proposals are welcomed and encouraged. The emphasis on audience discussion and participation distinguishes a symposium from a selected papers session. At least one participant must be a SAEA member. If not, a check for $20.00 for a regular membership for one year ($25.00 for international) should be sent to the Secretary/Treasurer of SAEA.
Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted via E-mail no later than Friday, August 24, 2001. E-mail should be addressed to Dr. Steve Turner at email@example.com. The E-mail subject must be “SAEA Organized Symposium Proposal.” The body of the E-mail must include the following items: a) name, affiliation, address, phone number, and E-mail address of the organizer, b) the symposium title, c) the name of the attached file containing the proposal, and d) the attachment file type (Word or WordPerfect). The proposal must be attached to the E-mail as a Word (Word97 or lower) or WordPerfect (Version 7.0 or lower) file and follow the submission format below. Proposals are limited to three pages in length, including the cover page (single or double spaced on 8 ½" x 11" paper with 1 inch margins on all sides, 12 pitch font). Questions regarding submission format for organized symposia should be addressed to Dr. Steve Turner, Dept. of Ag. & Appl. Economics, University of Georgia, 312 Conner Hall, Athens, GA 30602, Phone: 706/542-0852, Fax: 706/542-0739, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Selection, Presentation, and Publication: Acceptance decisions, based on evaluations by a committee from among the SAEA membership, will be communicated to the symposium organizer. All proposed participants must agree to be at the meetings prior to submitting symposium proposals. The time allotted to selected symposia will be one hour and 45 minutes, of which at least 30-45 minutes should include open discussion with the audience. Abstracts of selected symposia will be published in the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
Proposal Submission Format:
Organizer: (please include address, phone number, and E-mail address)Pages 2 and 3:
CALL FOR SELECTED PAPER PROPOSALS
Eligibility Guidelines: Proposals on any aspect of agricultural economics are welcomed. Papers presented or published previously are not eligible. At least one author must be a SAEA member. If not, a check for $20.00 for a regular membership for one year ($25.00 for international) should be sent to the Secretary/Treasurer of SAEA. No member may submit more than one proposal as senior or sole author.
Submission Guidelines: Proposals must be submitted via E-mail no later than Friday, August 24, 2001. E-mails should be addressed to Dr. Mary Ahearn at email@example.com. The E-mail subject must be "SAEA Selected Paper Proposal." The body of the E-mail serves as the cover page for the proposal and must include the name, affiliation, address, phone number, and E-mail address of all authors, the title of the paper, the subject area(s), the name of the attached file containing the proposal, and the attachment file type (Word is preferred but WordPerfect will be accepted). The proposal must be attached to the E-mail as a Word (Word97 or lower) or WordPerfect (Version 8.0 or lower) file. Please follow the submission format below. Please do not include the authors' names in the attached proposal file. Proposals are limited to two pages in total length (in addition to the cover page) and may be either single or double spaced on 8.5" x 11" paper with 1 inch margins on all sides, 12 pitch font. Authors will receive an E-mail confirmation of receipt of their submission.
Selection, Presentation, and Publication: Acceptance decisions, based on evaluations by reviewers from among the SAEA membership, will be communicated to authors. For accepted selected paper proposals, SAEA requires that a hard copy of your final paper be sent to:
Dr. Darrell Bosch, Dept. of Agric. & Appl. Econ. (0401), Virginia Tech , Blacksburg, VA 24061, Phone: 540-231-5265 with a postmark no later than January 11, 2002.
Final manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages in total length (including figures, tables, and references) and must be double spaced on 8.5" x 11" paper. Please see the back cover of a recent issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (JAAE) for other format guidelines. Authors of accepted papers will be allocated 15 minutes to present a summary of their paper at the SAEA meetings. Final versions of abstracts must be submitted via E-mail by January 11, 2002. Abstracts of selected papers will be published in the JAAE. Authors failing to meet the above January 11th deadline will not have their abstract published in the JAAE. Note: Abstracts will also be posted to the SAEA WWW site. Authors wishing to have the full text of their papers accessible through the site must provide a url link to their paper in the final version of their abstract submitted via E-mail. Please post the full text versions of papers in pdf format to the site addressed in the url you provide.
I. Cover Page (in the body of the E-mail)
a. Author(s) (Please include name, affiliation, address, phone number, and E-mail
II. Proposal (in the E-mail attachment) (No authors' names in
February 2 - 6, 2002
CALL FOR POSTERS
The Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) is soliciting proposals for posters to be presented at the 2002 annual meeting in Orlando, FL.
Eligibility: Posters on all topics of agricultural and applied economics are welcome. Previously presented or published posters are ineligible. Only one submission per sole or senior author will be considered. At least one author must be an SAEA member. Otherwise, include a check made out to SAEA for an annual membership ($20 regular or $25 international).
Selection, Presentation, and Publication: Submissions will be judged on (a) relevance to members of the association, (b) importance of the work, (c) quality of the work, and (d) clarity of communication. Authors of selected posters will be given information on poster preparation for and presentation at the SAEA meeting. Presented posters will be judged and winners will be announced at the SAEA awards ceremony. Abstracts of selected posters will be published in the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
Author(s): For each author include name, affiliation, address, phone number, e-mail, and SAEA membership status. Indicate corresponding author.
Poster Abstract: (up to 100 words)
Subject Matter: (rank if more than one)
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