WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR INTERNSHIP AT THE PRESTIGIOUS UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
We remind you that in the last quarter of 2023, the USAID program of the University of Missouri announced a limited internship program in cooperation with the Tashkent State Agrarian University in order to facilitate the development of agribusiness. Through this announcement, bachelor's, master's and PhD students successfully registered and were invited to the preliminary selection stage. During the step-by-step interviews, students were evaluated according to certain criteria and 30 students were selected out of 70. 10 out of 30 students were selected until the last stage. On February 2, the selected students were presented by A. Abduvasikov, the vice-rector for international cooperation, transformation and strategic development of the university, U. Nazarkulov, the head of the international department, and B. Vakilov, the leading specialist of the international project attraction department, USAID representative. an online interview was organized under the leadership of coordinator A.Nazirov. During this interview, 10 students and University of Missouri professors Kenny Clerk and Kelly Nelson were interviewed about the program. Initially, 4 students were scheduled to undergo internships in the USAID program, but at the last stage of the interview, the vice-rector of our university, A. Abduvasikov, and the head of the International Department, U. Nazarkulov, selected quality personnel with foreign experience in the agricultural sector. due to their contributions to further increase the number, the possibility of involving 7 students in practice was reviewed and reconfirmed. Zahiriddin Berdimuratov, 2nd year master's student from the faculty of agro-soil science and agrophysics, plant protection, agrochemistry and soil science; Begzod Khairullayev, a 1st-year master's student of food safety and quality, and Erkin Ravshanov, a 4th-year bachelor's student of the Faculty of Agronomy, Agronomy; Rasulbek Yuldoshev, a 4th-year bachelor's student from the fruit and viticulture faculty; Aygul Minbaeva, a 2nd-year bachelor's student from the Faculty of Agrologistics and Business (Agriculture); Zarina Khurramova, a 2nd-year master's student and Zuhra Nurutdinova, PhD student, from the Faculty of Agrologistics and Business, Bioeconomy, were selected and involved in the practice. Among them, Zuhra Nurutdinova and Zarina Khurramova were assigned to the Southwest Research Center, Begzod Khairullayev to the Delta Research Center, Rasulbek Yoldoshev and Aygul Minboyeva to the Southern Farm, and Zahiriddin Berdimurodov and Erkin Ravshanov to the Greenley Research Center. Brief information about the centers:
SOUTHWESTERN RESEARCH CENTER
Located in Mt. Vernom County in southwest Missouri, the Southwest Research Education Center (SW-REEC) was established in 1959 to analyze the various soil types in the region. . Serving 22 counties, the center conducts research on agricultural issues that are the backbone of the region's industries, including beef, forage and horticulture. DELTA RESEARCH CENTER
T.E. The Jake Fisher Delta Research, Development and Education Center (FD-REEC) was established in Portageville in 1959 to provide research and education programs specific to the Southeast Delta region of the state and the University serves as a center. Serves as a hub for programs, educational meetings, seminars, short courses, 4-H training, FFA days and field days.
The FD-REEC facilities include 452 hectares of land in five locations representing the main soil types of the region. Research is aimed at improving the production of crops important to the region; that is, it includes soybeans, cotton, rice, sorghum, wheat, peanuts, and new crops that can bring economic benefits to the region.
For information, it should be noted that in 2011, the Center T.E. was renamed "Jake" Fisher in his honor. Jake Fisher was a responsible and passionate superintendent who served the University of Missouri for more than 50 years.
Located 4 km south of the University of Missouri campus, the South Farm supports research, outreach and educational missions in animal science, plant science, veterinary science, biology, botany and other disciplines. South Farm has an Ag Lime Inspection Service, a beef research and training farm, a horse training facility, a feed mill, a Missouri Foundation seed and swine research and training farm, as well as other services and there are operations.
GREENLEY RESEARCH CENTER
Greenlee Research Farm was established when Hortense Greenlee donated the farm to the University. The primary goal is to evaluate the production of productive, profitable crops while improving soil conservation, water quality, and energy efficiency in northern Missouri. This center covers 283 hectares.