NIFA director to host webcast on Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – March 23

Roger Beachy, director of USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will host a webcast on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at 2 p.m., to discuss opportunities for grants to be announced Tuesday, March 22 , under the Fiscal Year 2010 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) competitive funding programs.  He will also take questions.

To ask a question during the webcast, please use these instructions:

  • CALL-IN: (800) 857-5233
  • PASSCODE: USDA, given verbally
  • Trouble number (202) 720-8560

All callers using the above pass code will be placed in listen-only mode.  Callers who want to ask a question will be given instructions. Phone lines for the Q&A portion will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Webcast viewers who do not have questions do not need to call-in to hear the webcast.