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Administrator's Council Meeting

December 5, 2013


Welcome and Overview of the Afternoon

Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Chair for the Afternoon

Welcome and Etiquette for those joining via Webcast - Sharon Drumm

Scientific Presentations Part One

Big Data Workshop Preview, Rosalind James, The Pollinating Insects  Biology, Management and Systematics Research Unit, Logan, Utah

(Slides | Video)

Next-Generation Genetic and Genomic Information for World Food Security, Jack Okamuro, Office of National Programs, Beltsville, Maryland

(Slides | Video)

GRIN Global, Gary Kinard, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland, and Peter Cyr,  North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station, Ames, Iowa

(Slides | Video)

E. coli O 157:H7 DNA , Jim Bono, Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, Nebraska

(Slides | Video)

Discussion with USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan

Scientific Presentations Part Two

Putting Big Data to Work: Prediction-Enabled Plant Breeding,  Jean-Luc Jannink, U.S. Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research Unit, Ithaca, New York

(Slides | Video)

Agricultural Chapter of the National Climate Assessment, Charlie Walthall, Office of National Programs, Beltsville, Maryland, and Jerry Hatfield, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, Ames, Iowa

(Slides | Video)