Webinars

Global Engagement Webinars

NIFA's Center for International Programs sponsors and participates in webinars on global engagement.

February 2017 IFSN Seminar

Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, North Carolina State University, presents “Best practices for National Institute of Food and Agriculture funding success: A twenty year perspective”. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

Food Tank Webinar: The Future of Food and Agriculture

On August 11, 2016, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy led a webinar for Food Tank titled "The Future of Food and Agriculture: National Institute of Food & Agriculture's Role."

January 2017 - IFSN Seminar

On January 24, 2017, Martin Bourque, Ecology Center, presented “Changing Habits: Californian Carrots and Sticks for Health Eating.” This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

Resources from 12-6-16 Webinar: Prior Approval for Equipment: Submitting Requests

On December 6, 2016, NIFA OGFM conducted a webinar to review the process for submitting requests for capacity grant prior approval for equipment. On the webinar, OGFM staff reviewed NIFA’s policy regarding what items require prior approval, how to submit requests, templates developed by NIFA to assist grantees, and sample submissions.

December 2016 – IFSN Seminar

On December 6, 2016, Dr. Michelle Danyluk, University of Florida and Dr. Robert McGorrin, Oregon State University presented “The Southern and Western Centers for Food Safety Modernization Act (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”. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity among 6-8 Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities

On November 21, 2016 Dr. Tandalayo Kidd, Kansas State University, presented “Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity among 6-8 Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities”. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

Safer Salads and Grilled Meats: Clean and Green Approaches

On October 27, 2016 Dr. Sadhana Ravishankar, University of Arizona, presented “Safer Salads and Grilled Meats: Clean and Green Approaches”. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

BFRDP Stakeholder Input Webinar 2016

The recording of the BFRDP stakeholder input webinar of June 22, 2016, is posted here for program applicants, participants, and other stakeholders to see recent feedback that was taken into account in the 2017 BFRDP RFA.

Current global initiatives in understanding food digestion for better food product design

Dr. Gail Bornhorst, University of California, Davis, presented “Current global initiatives in understanding food digestion for better food product design” on 20 September 2016. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*