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March 24th, 2014 Webinar Recordings – The 2014 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance

Monday, March 24th, 2014

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times March 24th, 2014 webinar: “The 2014 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance” 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:
   Art Barnaby with a 2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Overview
   Jody Campiche on the 2014 Farm Bill Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX)
   Joe Outlaw with a 2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Overview



Webinar Opening Comments - 5 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 5 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator John Hewlett
Art Barnaby with a 2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Overview - 27 minutesArt Barnaby with a 2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Overview - 27 minutes Art Barnaby with a 2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Overview
Jody Campiche on the 2014 Farm Bill Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) - 12 minutesJody Campiche on the 2014 Farm Bill Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) - 12 minutes Jody Campiche on the 2014 Farm Bill Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX)
Joe Outlaw with a 2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Overview - 26 minutesJoe Outlaw with a 2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Overview - 26 minutes Joe Outlaw with a 2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Overview
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 14 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 14 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 85 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

2014 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– 2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Overview
– 2014 Farm Bill Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX)
– 2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Overview

Presenters include:
  * Dr. Art Barnaby, Kansas State University – 2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Overview
  * Dr. Jody Campiche, Oklahoma State University – 2014 Farm Bill Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX)
  * Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M University – 2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Overview

March 17th, 2014 Webinar Recordings – The 2014 Farm Bill: Dairy Margin & Livestock Disaster Programs

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times March 17rd, 2014 webinar: “The 2014 Farm Bill: Dairy Margin & Livestock Disaster 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:
   Brian Gould with an Overview of USDA’s Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program
   Eric Belasco on the Farm Bill Livestock Disaster Programs



Webinar Opening Comments - 6 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 6 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator John Hewlett
Brian Gould with an Overview of USDA’s Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program - 32 minutesBrian Gould with an Overview of USDA’s Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program - 32 minutes Brian Gould with an Overview of USDA’s Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program
Eric Belasco on the Farm Bill Livestock Disaster Programs - 27 minutesEric Belasco on the Farm Bill Livestock Disaster Programs - 27 minutes Eric Belasco on the Farm Bill Livestock Disaster Programs
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 22 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 22 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 86 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar Audio

2014 Farm Bill: Dairy Margin & Livestock Disaster Programs

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– Overview of USDA’s Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program
– Farm Bill Livestock Disaster Programs

Presenters include:
  * Dr. Brian Gould, University of Wisconsin-Madison – Overview of USDA’s Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program
  * Dr. Eric Belasco, Montana State University – Farm Bill Livestock Disaster Programs

March 3rd, 2014 Webinar Recordings – The 2014 Farm Bill: An Overview

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times March 3rd, 2014 webinar: “The 2014 Farm Bill: An Overview” 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:
   Vincent Smith on the Where are We Going and How Are We Going: U.S. Agriculture in a New Policy Environment
   Jonathan Coppess on The Rule Making Process for the 2014 Farm Bill
   Nathan Smith on The National Farm Bill Extension Consortium



Webinar Opening Comments - 6 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 6 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator John Hewlett
Vincent Smith on Where are We Going and How Are We Going: U.S. Agriculture in a New Policy Environment - 36 minutesVincent Smith on Where are We Going and How Are We Going: U.S. Agriculture in a New Policy Environment - 36 minutes Vincent Smith on Where are We Going and How Are We Going: U.S. Agriculture in a New Policy Environment
Jonathan Coppess on The Rule Making Process for the 2014 Farm Bill - 19 minutesJonathan Coppess on The Rule Making Process for the 2014 Farm Bill - 19 minutes Jonathan Coppess on The Rule Making Process for the 2014 Farm Bill
Nathan Smith on The National Farm Bill Extension Consortium - 5 minutesNathan Smith on The National Farm Bill Extension Consortium - 5 minutes Nathan Smith on The National Farm Bill Extension Consortium
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 21 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 21 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 88 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar audio

March 3rd, 2014 – The 2014 Farm Bill: An Overview

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– An Overview of the 2014 Farm Bill Legislation
– The Rule-making Process Going Forward
– National Farm Bill Extension Consortium

Presenters include:
  * Vince Smith Montana State University – An Overview of the 2014 Farm Bill Legislation
  * Jonathan Coppess University of Illinois – The Rule-making Process Going Forward
  * Nathan Smith University of Georgia – National Farm Bill Extension Consortium

September 12th, 2013 Webinar Recordings – The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times September 12th, 2013 webinar: “The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers” 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 Claudia Coles
* Speakers:
   Dennis D’Amico on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers
   Lori Babcock on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers


  The Washington State Department of Agriculture wishes to thank the presenters for their contributions to this conversation. Comments or opinions expressed are those of their respective contributors only and do not necessarily represent the views of WSDA.

Webinar Opening Comments - 4 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 4 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Moderator Claudia Coles
Dennis D’Amico on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers - 26 minutesDennis D’Amico on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers - 26 minutes Dennis D’Amico on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers
Lori Babcock on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers - 11 minutesLori Babcock on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers - 11 minutes Lori Babcock on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 54 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar audio

September 12th, 2013 – Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speakers addressing the topics:
– The Food Safety Modernization Act—FSMA, a proposed regulation
– What are the proposed changes to FDA’s food safety regulations
– Who will be affected by the changes?
– How can you have an impact on the proposed regulations, providing feedback
– Beyond HACCP—Hazard Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Controls
– How are other practitioners preparing their artisan cheesemaking operations for FSMA?
– Resources available

Presenters include:
  * Dennis D’Amico University of Connecticut Assistant Professor, Animal Sciences
  * Lori Babcock Owner/operator of Tieton Farm & Creamery, located in Tieton Washington
  * Links mentioned in the presentations

Presentation Links:
  * Register for the October 11, 2013 Food Safety Workshop in Seattle, WA
 
  * Guidance for Industry: Necessity of the Use of Food Categories in Food Facility Registrations and Updates to Food Categories
  * Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration (Fifth Edition)
  * Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Frequently Asked Questions
  * DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration – Establishment, Maintenance, and Availability of Records: Amendment to Record Availability Requirements
 
  * WSDA videos for small scale cheese producers-
Microdairy Production and Marketing 
De Productos Láncteos a Pequeña escala
 
  * Food safety training for small dairy enterprises
http://www.usdairy.com/FoodSafety/Pages/artisanfarmstead.aspx

May 7th, 2013 Webinar Recordings – Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The links below are to the recorded session of the Ag In Uncertain Times May 7th, 2013 webinar: “Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers.” 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– Emcee Ramiro Lobo
* Speakers:
   Paul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers



Webinar Opening Comments - 4 minutesWebinar Opening Comments - 4 minutes Webinar Opening Comments- Emcee Ramiro Lobo
Paul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers - 45 minutesPaul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers - 45 minutes Paul Vossen on Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers
Closing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutesClosing comments following speaker presentations - 13 minutes Closing comments following speaker presentations
Complete Webinar - 62 minutes Compliation of the ENTIRE webinar audio

May 7th, 2013 – Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Below are links to the PowerPoint slides presented by today’s speaker addressing the topics:
– Various organisms and their potential for on‐farm produce contamination
– Legal requirements for assuring food safety on the farm
– Procedures for developing a “Self Certification” document
– What it will take to pass a USDA Good Agricultural Practices audit
– Additional resources available

Presenters include:
  * Paul Vossen University of California Cooperative Extension – Farm Advisor
  * Links mentioned in Paul’s presentation

Presentation Links:
  * Farm Safety Manual Template http://cesonoma.ucanr.edu/files/141058.pdf
  * Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/default.htm
  * US EPA Bacterial Water Quality Standards for Recreational Waters http://water.epa.gov/type/oceb/beaches/local_index.cfm
  * Good agricultural practices (GAPs) http://ucanr.org/uc_gaps
  * Las Publicaciones en Español (in Spanish) http://ucanr.org/gaps_espanol
  * Post-harvest chlorination http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/files/26414.pdf
  * Water disinfestation for pre-harvest and post-harvest applications http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/7256.pdf
  * Post-harvest handling of organic crops http://ucfoodsafety.ucdavis.edu/files/26413.pdf
  * California Department of Food and Agriculture http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss
  * UC Cooperative Extension – Sonoma County http://cesonoma.ucdavis.edu/SpecialtyCrops
  * University of California Small Farm Program website http://sfp.ucdavis.edu/food_safety