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USDA Stakeholder Workshop for Animal Agriculture
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1 - Introduction
2 - Agenda
3 - Stakeholder recommendations
4 - Goal 1: Strengthening Global Competiveness
5 - Goal 2: Improve Human Nutrition
6 - Goal 3: Protect Animal Health
7 - Goal 4: Improve Food Safety
8 - Goal 5: Ensure Environmental Quality
9 - Goal 6: Promote Animal Well-Being
Agenda
  • Purposes
  • Expected Outcomes
  • Agenda

Purposes

Highlight ongoing implementation of the Food Animal Integrated Research (FAIR) 2002 goals and objectives by ARS and CSREES, receive input from stakeholders regarding an assessment of progress towards the FAIR 2002 priorities, and provide a forum for making recommendations to USDA to enhance implementation. 

Expected Outcomes

Identify ways to improve coordinated implementation of the FAIR 2002 priorities, and strengthen the on-going dialogue among agricultural partners, professional organizations, other interested stakeholders and USDA program leaders to address animal agriculture’s most urgent issues.

Agenda

Wednesday November 28, 2001  

8:15 - 8:35     Call meeting to order/Planning Committee introduction, Lewis Smith, ARS
                            Moderator: Barbara Glenn, Federation of Animal Science Societies

                      Welcome and Introduction
                             Joseph Jen, Undersecretary-Research, Education and Economics
                             Colien Hefferan, Administrator, CSREES
                             Floyd Horn, Administrator, ARS

8:35 - 8:45        FAIR 2002 Overview
                             Jim Males, Chair of FAIR 2002 Program Committee

8:45 - 9:15        “Big Picture Facing Animal Agriculture”
                              Robert Goodale, Fellow at the Intitute of Mar Hill College, NC
             
Session 1: Improve Food Safety
                               Moderator: Leah Becker, National Pork Producers Council

9:15 - 9:45          Robert Buchanan, Director, Office of Science in 
                           for the Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA

9:45 - 10:15       ARS/CSREES Team: 
                          Summary Overview and Coordination example(s)
                               Jan Singleton, CSREES

10:15 - 10:45      BREAK

Session 2: Promote Animal Well-Being
10:45 - 11:15   Jeffrey Armstrong, Dean of Agriculture and Natural 
                        Resources, Michigan State University

11:15 - 11:45   ARS/CSREES Team: 
                        Summary Overview, Richard Reynnells, CSREES
                        Coordination example(s), Donald Lay, ARS

11:45 - 1:00     BUFFET WORKING LUNCH (Table Discussions) 

Session 3: Enhance Human Nutrition
                           Moderator: David Meeker, National Turkey Federation

1:00 - 1:30       Bruce Watkins, Professor, Department of Food Science, Purdue
                        University

 1:30 - 2:00      ARS/CSREES Team: 
                        Summary Overview and Coordination example(s), Etta Saltos, CSREES

Workgroups Sessions 1, 2, 3
2:00 - 2:05       Charge to Workgroups, Larry Miller, CSREES

2:05 - 4:00       Workgroups
                             Moderator: Bernadette Dunham, American Veterinary Medical
                             Association
                                  Improve Food Safety
                                  Promote Animal Well-Being
                                  Enhance Human Nutrition

4:00-4:30          Merge Workgroup Recommendations for Each Goal

4:30 - 5:00        Report Results for Each Goal

5:00 - 5:30        Wednesday Wrap-up, Questions

5:30 - 6:30         Cash Bar / Reception

Thursday November 29, 2001

8:00 - 8:15       Overview of Wednesday workgroup sessions, Larry Miller
                              Moderator: James H. Hodges, President, American Meat Institute
                              Foundation

Session 4: Strenthen Global Competitiveness
8:15 - 8:45       Clayton Yeutter, Former Secretary of Agriculture and U.S. Trade 
                        Representative

8:45 - 9:15        ARS/CSREES Team:
                         Summary Overview, Mike MacNeil, ARS
                         Coordination example(s), Richard Frahm, CSREES    

Session 5: Protect Animal Health
9:15 - 9:45       Alfonso Torres, Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services, APHIS,
                        USDA

9:45 - 10:15      ARS/CSREES Team: 
                         Summary Overview, Pete Johnson, CSREES
                         Coordination Example (s), Joan Lunney, ARS

10:15 - 10:45     break

Session 6: Ensure Environmental Quality
10:45 - 11:15   John Bizic, Director of Land and Nutrient Management for Murphy
                        Farms, LLC  

11:15 - 11:45   ARS/CSREES Team:
                        Summary Overview Mary Ann Rozum, CSREES
                        Coordination example(s) Robert Wright, ARS
                        Questions/Comments

11:45 - 1:00     Working Lunch

Workgroup session 4, 5, 6
1:00 - 1:05      Charge to Workgroups, Larry Miller

1:05 - 3:00       Workgroups
                             Moderator: Bernadette Dunham, American Veterinary Medical
                             Association 
                                  Strengthen Global Competitiveness
                                  Protect Animal Health
                                  Ensure Environmental Quality

3:00-3:30       Merge Workgroup Recommendations for Each Goal

3:30 - 4:00      Report Results for Each Goal

4:00 - 4:30      Thursday Wrap-up, Questions

Friday November 30, 2001
Federal Agencies only
                          Moderator: Larry Miller, CSREES 

8:30 - 9:30       Review recommendations for each goal and identify cross-cutting
                        suggestions to enhance implementation

9:30 - 11:00     Identify areas which are, or can be, implemented jointly vs. single
                        agency response.

11:00 - 12:00   Separate meetings for each Goal to identify specific follow-up actions to
                        enhance implementation.

12:00               Adjourn

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