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May 3rd, 2016 Webinar Recordings – Local Food

Friday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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