Advisory phone calls, emailing information, electronic advising, research of subject or request, etc. Travel not included.
Project Management and/or Coordination
To include: Initial project outline; Establishing project protocol, guidelines, and content; Securing project participants; Writing content such as articles, blogs, white papers; Oversight of project activities and progress; Oversight of project evaluations and analysis procedures; Composing and/or editing project reports; Limited travel.
Over 6 hours will be counted as a full day. Travel days count as ½ consulting days. Expenses except air travel, car rental, major outlays included.
Minimum 500 acres. No field scouting. Category is advisory only, to include: evaluation of soil capabilities; recommending crops/cropping systems, inputs, and operations; scheduling/timing of inputs; selecting products; developing enterprise budgets, etc. Includes both on-site and off-site advisory activities.
Enterprise budgets for a particular crop/system. Use Mississippi State Budget Generator budgets as template for what is included. I decide/suggest inputs and contract for budget creation..
Journal articles, project proposals, and special publications
Writing reports and special publications
Included: library/internet research for original reports and publications; hard and disk copy submissions of original reports and publications; updates of existing web-based reports and publications. Not included: associated travel and visual presentations. Client responsible for publishing reports and publications, and for posting online reports and publications to own website.
Literature reviews--literature searches
Search for pertinent subject matter literature and provide requested items in electronic and/or hard copy form for use by client; Literature review composition supported by accompanying source references.