February 2017 –IFSN Seminar
Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, North Carolina State University, will present “Best practices for National Institute of Food and Agriculture funding success: A twenty year perspective” from 3-4PM Eastern on February 23, 2017. The seminar can be viewed via Adobe Connect as well as in Room 2311 of the Waterfront Building, Washington, DC. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*
January 2017 –IFSN Seminar
Martin Bourque, Ecology Center, will present “Changing Habits: Californian Carrots and Sticks for Health Eating” from 4-5pm Eastern on January 24, 2017. The seminar can be viewed via Adobe Connect as well as in Room 2311 of the Waterfront Building, Washington, DC. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*
December 2016 – IFSN Seminar
Dr. Michelle Danyluk, University of Florida and Dr. Robert McGorrin, Oregon State University, will present “The Southern and Western Centers for FSMA Training - Regional Centers for small and medium-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, small processors, and/or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers” from 3-4pm Eastern on December 6, 2016.
November 2016 –IFSN Seminar
Dr. Tandalayo Kidd, Kansas State University, will present “Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity among 6-8 Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities” from 3-4pm Eastern on 21 November 2016
USDA SBIR Webinar on Preparing & Submitting Your Proposal
This webinar will shed light on the grant writing process, preparing your proposal for submission, and the steps for submitting your application.
September 2016 – IFSN Seminar
Dr. Gail Bornhorst, University of California, Davis, will present “Current global initiatives in understanding food digestion for better food product design for better health outcomes” from 3-4pm Eastern on 20 September 2016.
August 2016 – IFSN Seminar
Dr. Sandria Godwin, Tennessee State University, will present “Development and Evaluation of Science-Based Messages to Improve Consumers` Storage, Handling, and Preparation of Poultry and Poultry Products” from 3-4pm Eastern on 25 August 2016.
July 2016 – IFSN Seminar
Angela Tagtow, Executive Director, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion will present “My Plate My Wins: New content from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines” from 3-4 pm Eastern on 26 July 2016.
AFRI Plant Health and Production and Plant Products FY16 RFA Webinar
On June 16, 2016, the Division of Plant Systems - Protection will be holding a webinar on the Plant Health and Production and Plant Products (PHPPP) FY 2016 Request for Applications, discussing the program priorities, deadlines and contact information.
Antimicrobial Resistance - Stakeholder Webinar
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a serious threat to both animal health and human health worldwide. Nationally there are several AMR initiatives to monitor for antimicrobial resistant microbes; conduct research to find alternatives to antibiotics and understand the ecology of resistance to help determine mitigation strategies; and enhance antibiotic stewardship activities through education and outreach.