The Farm Bill and Beyond: Advocating for Nutrition and Research
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (ET)
This webinar aims to inform ASN members about the 2018 Farm Bill and its impact on nutrition-related work and research. With proposed cuts of 20% or more to nutrition research funding institutions in Fiscal Year 2018, federal support for nutrition research funding, federal nutrition programs and nutrition-related public health initiatives is more important now than ever before. The 2018 Farm Bill and nutrition research funding affects the careers of all ASN members and therefore, both directly and indirectly, affects the health and lives of the stakeholders they serve and reach. This webinar will provide an overview of how the Farm Bill is crafted, explore the nutrition-related elements of the Farm Bill, and review the overall importance and impact of advocacy for nutrition and research, as well as provide insight to best practices and approaches to overcome challenges.
Related event: Farm Bill Advocacy Day
ASN is partnering with the , , and the to host a Hill day on Tuesday, April 24 in Washington, D.C. We will meet with congressional offices between 10 am and 3 pm to advocate for nutrition education and nutrition research in the 2018 farm bill. Email Sarah Ohlhorst for more information.