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May 3rd, 2016 Webinar Recordings – Local Food

Written by admin on May 6th, 2016

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times May 3rd, 2016 webinar: “Local Food” Clicking on the icon for either the videoVideo Playback Button or Audio-onlyAudio Playback Button version will stream the recording to your location. Download and start times will vary depending on your connection speed. Please be patient, as there may be a delay before the video start button appears on the screen.

Sections for this webinar include:

* Introduction and Background information– Moderator George Haynes
* Speakers:
   Martha Sullins on Local Food Systems in the West
   Karin Allen with Product Development and Food Safety: Issues for Farms
   Shermain Hardesty on Agritourism in the Western US



Webinar Opening Comments - 5 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 5 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator George Haynes
Martha Sullins on Local Food Systems in the West - 21 minutesMartha Sullins on Local Food Systems in the West - 21 minutes Martha Sullins on Local Food Systems in the West
Karin Allen with Product Development and Food Safety: Issues for Farms - 20 minutesKarin Allen with Product Development and Food Safety: Issues for Farms - 20 minutes Karin Allen with Product Development and Food Safety: Issues for Farms
Shermain Hardesty on Agritourism in the Western US - 20 minutesShermain Hardesty on Agritourism in the Western US - 20 minutes Shermain Hardesty on Agritourism in the Western US
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 10 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 10 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 76 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

 

Local Food

Written by admin on May 3rd, 2016

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– Local Food Systems in the West
– Product Development and Food Safety: Issues for Farms
– Agritourism in the Western US

Presenters include:
  * Martha Sullins, Ag Business Management Specialist, Colorado State University Extension – Local Food Systems in the West
  * Karin Allen, Assistant professor, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences, Utah State University – Product Development and Food Safety: Issues for Farms
  * Shermain Hardesty, Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California—Davis, and Director of the University of California’s Small Farm Program – Agritourism in the Western US

LINKS to presenter resources:
  * (grants, market information, directories, toolkits)
  * (grants, data sources)
  * Chttps://www.agcensus.usda.gov/
  * http://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/food-markets-prices/local-foods.aspx
  * (EI toolkit, secondary data sources)
  * “Producing and Selling Value-Added Products” full curriculum

 

April 19th, 2016 Webinar Recordings – Regulatory Environment

Written by admin on April 20th, 2016

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times April 19th, 2016 webinar: “Regulatory Environment” Clicking on the icon for either the videoVideo Playback Button or Audio-onlyAudio Playback Button version will stream the recording to your location. Download and start times will vary depending on your connection speed. Please be patient, as there may be a delay before the video start button appears on the screen.

Sections for this webinar include:

* Introduction and Background information– Moderator Trent Teegerstrom
* Speakers:
   Jess Peterson with an Outlook for U.S. Cattle Producers in 2016
   Marisa Bunning covering The Food Safety Modernization Act: An Update
   Vince Smith on The 2014 Farm Bill: A Midterm Review



Webinar Opening Comments - 6 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 6 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator Trent Teegerstrom
Jess Peterson with an Outlook for U.S. Cattle Producers in 2016 - 23 minutesJess Peterson with an Outlook for U.S. Cattle Producers in 2016 - 23 minutes Jess Peterson with an Outlook for U.S. Cattle Producers in 2016
Marisa Bunning covering The Food Safety Modernization Act: An Update - 16 minutesMarisa Bunning covering The Food Safety Modernization Act: An Update - 16 minutes Marisa Bunning covering The Food Safety Modernization Act: An Update
Vince Smith on The 2014 Farm Bill: A Midterm Review - 16 minutesVince Smith on The 2014 Farm Bill: A Midterm Review - 16 minutes Vince Smith on The 2014 Farm Bill: A Midterm Review
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 11 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 11 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 71 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

 

Regulatory Environment

Written by admin on April 19th, 2016

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– Outlook for U.S. Cattle Producers in 2016
– The Food Safety Modernization Act: An Update
– The 2014 Farm Bill: A Midterm Review

Presenters include:
  * Jess Peterson, Executive Vice President of the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association – Outlook for U.S. Cattle Producers in 2016
  * Dr. Marisa Bunning, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Food Safety, Colorado State University and Director, Western Regional Food Safety Training Center/Mountain States Sub-Region – The Food Safety Modernization Act: An Update
  * Dr. Vince Smith, Montana State University – The 2014 Farm Bill: A Midterm Review

LINKS to presenter resources:
  * WTO Appellate Body releases report finding U.S. in violation of WTO agreements
  * Hoven-Stabenow Bill: Voluntary COOL introduced in Congress
  * COOL repealed
  * December 21, 2015 – FSIS Notice
  * www.facebook.com/uscattlemens
  * @uscattlemen
  * USCA Horn Wrap
  * List of all FSMA rules and guidance
  * http://agsci.oregonstate.edu/wrfsc

 

April 14th, 2014 Webinar Recordings – Specialty Crop Programs, Food Safety & FSMA and Thoughts for the Future

Written by admin on April 14th, 2014

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times April 14th, 2014 webinar: “The 2014 Farm Bill: Specialty Crop Programs, Food Safety & FSMA and Thoughts for the Future” Clicking on the icon for either the videoVideo Playback Button or Audio-onlyAudio Playback Button version will stream the recording to your location. Download and start times will vary depending on your connection speed. Please be patient, as there may be a delay before the video start button appears on the screen.

Sections for this webinar include:

* Introduction and Background information– Moderator John Hewlett
* Speakers:
   Daniel Sumner on 2014 Farm Bill Specialty Crop Programs
   Betsy Bihn covering Food Safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act
   Shannon Neibergs with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Insights and Thoughts for the Future



Webinar Opening Comments - 5 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 5 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator John Hewlett
Daniel Sumner on 2014 Farm Bill Specialty Crop Programs - 39 minutesDaniel Sumner on 2014 Farm Bill Specialty Crop Programs - 39 minutes Daniel Sumner on 2014 Farm Bill Specialty Crop Programs
Betsy Bihn covering Food Safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act - 30 minutesBetsy Bihn covering Food Safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act - 30 minutes Betsy Bihn covering Food Safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act
Shannon Neibergs with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Insights and Thoughts for the Future - 23 minutesShannon Neibergs with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Insights and Thoughts for the Future - 23 minutes Shannon Neibergs with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Insights and Thoughts for the Future
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 110 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

 

2014 Farm Bill: Specialty Crop Programs, Food Safety & FSMA and Thoughts for the Future

Written by admin on April 14th, 2014

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– 2014 Farm Bill Specialty Crop Programs
– Food Safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act
– 2014 Farm Bill Insights and Thoughts for the Future

Presenters include:
  * Dr. Daniel Sumner, University of California- Davis – 2014 Farm Bill Specialty Crop Programs
  * Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Bihn, Cornell University – Food Safety and the Food Safety Modernization Act
  * Dr. Shannon Neibergs, Washington State University – 2014 Farm Bill Insights and Thoughts for the Future

LINKS to presenter resources:
  * http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=2014/04/0054.xml
  * http://westrme.wsu.edu/
  * http://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/
  * https://agriculture.house.gov/bill/agricultural-act-2014
  * http://www.ers.usda.gov/agricultural-act-of-2014-highlights-and-implications.aspx
  * http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=farmbill
  * http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/2014_farm_bill_customers.pdf
  * http://www.usda.gov/documents/usda-2014-farm-bill-highlights.pdf

 

April 7th, 2014 Webinar Recordings – The 2014 Farm Bill: Nutrition & Food Policy, Trade Implications and Research Title Highlights

Written by admin on April 7th, 2014

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times April 7th, 2014 webinar: “The 2014 Farm Bill: Nutrition & Food Policy, Trade Implications and Research Title Highlights” Clicking on the icon for either the videoVideo Playback Button or Audio-onlyAudio Playback Button version will stream the recording to your location. Download and start times will vary depending on your connection speed. Please be patient, as there may be a delay before the video start button appears on the screen.

Sections for this webinar include:

* Introduction and Background information– Moderator John Hewlett
* Speakers:
   Helen Chipman on Nutrition and Food Policy: Nutrition Education–EFNEP/SNAP-Ed
   John VanSickle with 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Trade Policy and Food Aid
   John King and Kelly Day-Rubenstein with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Research Title Highlights



Webinar Opening Comments - 6 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 6 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator John Hewlett
Helen Chipman on Nutrition and Food Policy: Nutrition Education–EFNEP/SNAP-Ed - 29 minutesHelen Chipman on Nutrition and Food Policy: Nutrition Education–EFNEP/SNAP-Ed - 29 minutes Helen Chipman on Nutrition and Food Policy: Nutrition Education–EFNEP/SNAP-Ed
John VanSickle with 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Trade Policy and Food Aid - 26 minutesJohn VanSickle with 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Trade Policy and Food Aid - 26 minutes John VanSickle with 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Trade Policy and Food Aid
John King and Kelly Day-Rubenstein with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Research Title Highlights - 27 minutesJohn King and Kelly Day-Rubenstein with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Research Title Highlights - 27 minutes John King and Kelly Day-Rubenstein with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Research Title Highlights
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 7 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 7 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 95 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

 

2014 Farm Bill: Nutrition & Food Policy, Trade Implications and Research Title Highlights

Written by admin on April 7th, 2014

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– Nutrition and Food Policy: Nutrition Education – EFNEP/SNAP-Ed
– 2014 Farm Bill Implications to Trade Policy and Food Aid
– 2014 Farm Bill Research Title Highlights

Presenters include:
  * Dr. Helen Chipman, National Program Leader- Food and Nutrition Education NIFA, USDA – Nutrition and Food Policy: Nutrition Education – EFNEP/SNAP-Ed
  * Dr. John VanSickle, University of Florida – 2014 Farm Bill Implications to Trade Policy and Food Aid
  * Dr. John King & Kelly Day-Rubenstein, Agricultural Economists, USDA Economic Research Service – 2014 Farm Bill Research Title Highlights

LINKS to presenter resources:
  * http://www.nifa.usda.gov/nea/food/efnep/pdf/impact_data_report_2012.pdf
  * http://www.nifa.usda.gov/nea/food/fsne/pdfs/lgu_final_rep_2012.pdf
  * http://www.nifa.usda.gov/nea/food/fsne/logicmodeloverview.pdf
  * https://agriculture.house.gov/bill/agricultural-act-2014
  * http://www.ers.usda.gov/agricultural-act-of-2014-highlights-and-implications.aspx
  * http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=farmbill
  * http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/2014_farm_bill_customers.pdf
  * http://www.usda.gov/documents/usda-2014-farm-bill-highlights.pdf

 

March 31st, 2014 Webinar Recordings – The 2014 Farm Bill: Conservation Title, Horticulture & Beginning Farmer Programs

Written by admin on March 31st, 2014

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times March 31st, 2014 webinar: “The 2014 Farm Bill: Conservation Title, Horticulture & Beginning Farmer Programs” Clicking on the icon for either the videoVideo Playback Button or Audio-onlyAudio Playback Button version will stream the recording to your location. Download and start times will vary depending on your connection speed. Please be patient, as there may be a delay before the video start button appears on the screen.

Sections for this webinar include:

* Introduction and Background information– Moderator John Hewlett
* Speakers:
   George Frisvold with a 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Title Overview
   Alba J. Collart on the 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Horticulture Programs
   George Haynes with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Beginning Farmer Programs



Webinar Opening Comments - 5 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 5 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator John Hewlett
George Frisvold with a 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Title Overview - 18 minutesGeorge Frisvold with a 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Title Overview - 18 minutes George Frisvold with a 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Title Overview
Alba J. Collart on the 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Horticulture Programs - 20 minutesAlba J. Collart on the 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Horticulture Programs - 20 minutes Alba J. Collart on the 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Horticulture Programs
George Haynes with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Beginning Farmer Programs - 18 minutesGeorge Haynes with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Beginning Farmer Programs - 18 minutes George Haynes with a look at 2014 Farm Bill Beginning Farmer Programs
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 15 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 15 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 77 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

 

2014 Farm Bill: Conservation Title, Horticulture & Beginning Farmer Programs

Written by admin on March 31st, 2014

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Title Overview
– 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Horticulture Programs
– 2014 Farm Bill Beginning Farmer Programs

Presenters include:
  * Dr. George Frisvold, University of Arizona – 2014 Farm Bill Conservation Title Overview
  * Dr. Alba J. Collart, Mississippi State University – 2014 Farm Bill Implications for Horticulture Programs
  * Dr. George Haynes, Montana State University – 2014 Farm Bill Beginning Farmer Programs