The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proud to be an Official Partner of the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival. The free two-day Expo is perfect for children, teens and their families, and anyone with a curious mind who is looking for a weekend of fun and discovery. More than 350K+ attendees will celebrate science at the Expo, and engage in activities with some of the biggest names in STEM, hear stories of inspiration and courage, and rock out to science during our incredible stage show performances.
Dr. Rachel Novotny, University of Hawaii will present CHL — Children’s Healthy Living Project for Remote Underserved Minority Populations in the Pacific Region from 3-4pm Eastern (10-11am Hawaii).
USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will host two webinars, Feb. 17 and Feb 25, 1-2:30 p.m. EST to seek public comment and input regarding the new Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP).
Dr. Chase Crawford, Director of the Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative, Association of Public & Land-grant Universities will present the APLU’s Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative from 12-1pm Eastern.
Dr. Douglas Call, Interim Director, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health will present Environmental Impacts of Antibiotic Use in Livestock with Global Implications & Intervention Strategies from 10-11am Eastern.
Informational webinar for the opening of the Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Program FY 2016 RFA
This webinar is an overview of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Food Safety Outreach (FSO) Competitive Grants Program. $4.7 million has been allocated to provide and develop education, outreach and technical assistance programs that will address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, small processors or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers. This program builds upon the existing National and Regional Centers infrastructure to extend food safety education, training and technical assistance, as authorized by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Dr. Ahmed E. Yousef, Professor of Food Microbiology at The Ohio State University will present “Novel natural antimicrobial peptides; potential solution for chronic and emerging food safety problems” from 3-4pm Eastern on 24 May 2016.
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging's primary mission is to build the capacity of our members so they can help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
The 2nd National Energy Education Summit is June 7th, 2016 at American University in Washington, DC. Organized by NCSE’s Council of Energy Research and Education Leaders (CEREL).