Webinars

NIFA Competitive Grants Programs

On September 13, 2016, National Program Leaders (NPLs) discussed science (research, education and extension) solicited in our competitive programs that address Centers of Excellence Designation; Women and Minorities in STEM; AFRI Education and Literacy Initiative, Exploratory Research, Plant Health, Production, and Plant Products, Childhood Obesity Prevention, Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; and how the Center for International Programs is addressing nutrition and global health.

Developing Consumer Messages for Proper Handling of Poultry and Eggs: The Research

Dr. Sandria Godwin, Tennessee State University, and Dr. Edgar Chambers IV, Kansas State University presented “Developing Consumer Messages for Proper Handling of Poultry and Eggs: The Research” on 25 August 2016. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

My Plate, My Wins: New Content from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines

Angela Tagtow, Executive Director, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion presented “My Plate My Wins: New content from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines” on 26 July 2016. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

2016 AFRI Foundational Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health Programs

Dr. Jodi Williams, Dr. Mervalin Morant, and Dr. Deirdra Chester presented a grantsmanship webinar titled “2016 AFRI Foundational and Challenge Area Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health Programs” on 30 June 2016. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).*

Commodity Boards FY 2016 Webinars

The 2014 Farm Bill allows eligible national and state commodity boards to propose topics for research that they are willing to equally co-fund with NIFA. Such topics must relate to the established priority areas of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program (AFRI) to be considered for inclusion in future AFRI Requests for Applications (RFAs).

Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities Webinar (AERC) 2016

The 2016 Agricultural Economics and Rural Communities program area (AERC) has several grant opportunities you or your colleagues may be interested in. The programs deal with topics such as behavioral economics, trade, agr-environmental policy, socioeconomics, bioenergy, and rural communities as they relate to agriculture. Please join us for a discussion of these interesting grant opportunities!

Novel Natural Antimicrobial Peptides; Potential Solution for Chronic and Emerging Food Safety Problems – IFSN Seminar

Dr. Ahmed E. Yousef, Professor of Food Microbiology at The Ohio State University presented “Novel natural antimicrobial peptides; potential solution for chronic and emerging food safety problems” on 24 May 2016. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).* This seminar is part of the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series. These monthly seminars aim to disseminate new knowledge; engage with partners and stakeholders; and inspire the next generation of food safety and nutrition experts. For full information on the series, visit the seminar webpage.

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program 2017 Grant Applicant Outreach Webinar

Request the slide deck of the May 31, 2017, RHSE program grant applicant webinar

Association of Public & Land-grant Universities’ Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative - IFSN Seminar

Dr. Chase Crawford, Director of the Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative, Association of Public & Land-grant Universities presented the APLU’s Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative from 12-1pm Eastern on 19 April 2016.

Environmental Impacts of Antibiotic Use in Livestock with Global Implications & Intervention Strategies - IFSN Seminar

Dr. Douglas Call, Interim Director, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health presented Environmental Impacts of Antibiotic Use in Livestock with Global Implications & Intervention Strategies.