Workshop Presentations

The presentation powerpoint slides are available here.

Module 1:  Thinking Like a Panelist

Welcoming remarks from NIFA and North Carolina A&T, followed by “Thinking Like a Panelist.” Discover how the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) functions as it evaluates research proposals for funding

Module 2: Integrating Research, Education and Extension in Projects

How researchers make the strongest impacts by incorporating research, Cooperative Extension and education into projects.

Module 3: The Importance of Impact Statements and how to write them

It’s annual report time, and now you must describe the impact of your funded research to the stakeholders you serve. Find out why the impact of your work is so important to the success of your research program, and how to write an impact statement.

Module 4: Public-Private Partnerships

Directors of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems explain how it creates public/private partnerships across the agricultural community in North Carolina

Module 5: Public-Private Partnerships, continued.

Thomas Bjorkman of Cornell University describes how public private partnerships operated in establishing an eastern broccoli industry.

Module 6: Public-Private Partnerships, continued

Programs and initiatives at Minority Serving Institutions to build linkages between government, universities and the private sector.

Module 7: Food and Agricultural Sciences Enhancement Grants

Learn how to develop a winning proposal to this Agriculture and Food Research (AFRI) program.

Module 8: Using Multi-State Committees to Foster Partnerships

Learn how to increase your grantsmanship with multi-state projects to foster partnerships.