The United Sorghum Checkoff Program has been working with checkoff dollars to help improve profitability for sorghum producers nationwide. Since 2008, the Sorghum Checkoff has enhanced its efforts in the areas of research, promotion and information to help sorghum producers yield greater financial return. Today, the economic picture for sorghum is bright with greater acreage being devoted to sorghum and increased demand coming from foreign markets and right here in the U.S. (...)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition promotes and protects the public’s health and economic interests by ensuring that food is safe, nutritious, wholesome and honestly, accurately and informatively labeled. (...)
Élise Jalbert-Arsenault, Dt.P. M.Sc.(C), received SNEB Foundation Student Scholarships at the 2015 and 2016 Annual Conferences in Pittsburgh, Penn. and San Diego, Calif. With these scholarships, she was able to attend her first international conference and give her first presentation outside of Canada. Jalbert-Arsenault said she has many wonderful memories from the conferences from both the activities and the people she met.
"These conferences were amazing occasions to meet other dietician (...)
Wouldn’t it be nice to have access to a portable nutrition library whenever you need it? Do you see the value in a website that offers links to nutrition resources which have been critically reviewed by registered dietitians? It’s time to visit Nutrition.gov!
Visit Nutrition.gov for general nutrition related insights and information. Here’s a sample of the topics that are addressed: What's In Food?, Smart Nutrition 101, Nutrition from Pregnancy through Older Adults, Weight Management (...)
As part of its mission to safeguard the health of its target audience, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has a long history of providing, nutrition education, including breastfeeding promotion and support, in addition to supplemental foods and referrals to social and health care services for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to 5 years, who are at nutritional risk. Nutrition education is the benefit t (...)
For nearly a century, Dairy Council of California has partnered with educators, health professionals and communities to elevate the health of children and parents through the pursuit of healthy, balanced eating habits and lifelong values for milk and dairy foods. Funded by California's dairy farm families and local milk processors, Dairy Council of California's science-based nutrition education resources, Mobile Dairy Classroom assemblies, training programs and online tools reach millions in Cal (...)
9:45 am – 10:45 am | Friday, 7/21 | Independence F - I |
Moderator: Mallory Koenings, PhD, RDN, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA
Speakers: Helen Chipman, PhD, RD, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA; Sandy Procter, PhD, RD, LD, Kansas State University Research & Extension; Jennifer McCaffrey, PhD, MPH, RD, University of Illinois Extension; Susan Baker, EdD, Colorado State University; Mallory Koenings, PhD, RDN, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (...)
In 2015, the College of Health Sciences and Technology in the Rochester Institute of Technology created the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition (WSHN) with a gift from the Wegmans Family Charitable foundation to address local, national and global health and nutrition issues from an educational and intervention perspective. WSHN envisions that scholars, students & citizens walk the talk to secure health for all. Our mission is to engineer effective health and nutrition education to b (...)
Post-Conference Tour: Native American Culture
Unfortunately, this tour has been cancelled due to restrictions surrounding COVID-19. (...)
While the 50th Annual Conference is just 30 days away, it’s not too late to register for pre- or post-conference activities!
On Monday, July 24 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, join us for a tour of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health—an interactive learning destination in Washington D.C. for the public, policymakers and the health care industry. The unique exhibit demonstrates what Kaiser Permanente and others have done and are doing to advance health care in the United States. Cost f (...)