RESULT: sci.agriculture passes 309:10

L. Todd Masco cactus at clinton.com
Thu Jan 6 11:04:31 EST 1994


                         VOTE RESULT

                 Unmoderated sci.agriculture

Voting closed on 15 December 1993 at 23:59:59 GMT.  The results are:

 Yes   No : 2/3? >100? : Pass? : Group
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 309   10 :  Yes   Yes :   Yes : sci.agriculture


This margin is adequate for newgroup creation.  There will now be a
five-day period during which corrections to the vote count may be
made.  Barring serious controversy about the vote, the group will 
be created shortly thereafter.

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Group proponent: 	David Bromage <bromage at ccds.cc.monash.edu.au>

Newsgroups line:

sci.agriculture		Farming, agriculture and related topics


CHARTER (as printed in the Call for Votes)
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This newsgroup is intended for the discussion of any topics related to farming
and agriculture.

Topics for discussion include, but are not limited to:

	- Land management
	- Water management
	- Soils
	- Erosion (prevention of)
	- Forestry
	- Hydroponics
	- Aeroponics
	- Aquaculture
	- Permaculture
	- Economic aspects
	- Advice and assistance including personal experience
	- Announcement of forthcoming courses and conferences
	- Discussion and criticism of literature

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NO votes were received from the following people:
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Gabriel Hegyes <ghegyes at nalusda.gov>
Mark Varner <varner at yorick.umd.edu>
Sean P. Ryan <fsspr at camelot.acf-lab.alaska.edu>
Richard H. Miller <rick at CRICK.SSCTR.BCM.TMC.EDU>
Ron Perry <rperry at baffin.uu.holonet.net>
WMILLER at clust1.clemson.edu
John "Fax This!" MacWilliamson <jrm at globalvillag.com>
Ed Bailey <bailey at hagar.ph.utexas.edu>
alison at wsrcc.com
eli at zoology.washington.edu

Ballots marked "ABSTAIN" were received from the following people:
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mmt at RedBrick.COM (Maxime Taksar KC6ZPS)
hmuk at dmur01.dmu.min.dk
MKEARSLEY at SLCM03.UC.USBR.GOV (Mike Kearsley)
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