Subcommittee and Other Meetings


Below is a list of meetings of subcommittees of the NAREEE Advisory Board. All meetings for the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council can be found at http://www.ars-grin.gov/ngrac/.



July 1, 2014 - Specialty Crop Committee

On July 1, 2014, a teleconference was held by the Specialty Crop Committee to prepare for the next face-to-face meeting of the committee.


May 19-20, 2014 - Citrus Disease Subcommittee

On May 19-20, 2014, the first open meeting of the Citrus Disease Subcommittee was held in Washington, DC. The meeting was twofold: it provided an orientation session for the newly established Citrus Disease Subcommitte, with information provided from the USDA Office of Ethics and an overview of current citrus disease research activities of USDA; and the committee focused on the development of the annual priorities and agenda for the Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (part of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture).


February 13, 2014 - Specialty Crop Committee

On February 13, 2014, an open teleconference was held by the Specialty Crop Committee to provide consultation to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture on the relevancy review process for the Specialty Crop Research Initiative. This was the first meeting of the SCC after the passage of the Agricultural Act of 2014.


June 19, 2012 – Citrus Disease Research and Development Advisory Committee
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On June 19, 2012 a meeting was held in Riverside, California regarding citrus disease, and the development of a report on the topic for the NAREEE Advisory Board. The meeting was also dedicated to meeting with REE agency representatives with expertise on APHIS, NIFA and ARS programs related to citrus disease.


June 15, 2012 – Specialty Crop Committee (PDF | 139 KB)

On June 15, 2012 a teleconference was held by the Specialty Crop Committee to discuss the development of an annual report, and to discuss the Specialty Crop Research Initiative.


June 4, 2012 – Specialty Crop Committee (PDF | 135 KB)

On June 15, 2012 a teleconference was held by the Specialty Crop Committee to discuss the development of an annual report, and to discuss the Specialty Crop Research Initiative. This was an introductory conference call for the new members of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board's Specialty Crop Committee.


March 29, 2012 – Renewable Energy Committee (PDF | 399 KB)

On March 29, 2012 a meeting was held in College Station, Texas regarding the development of the Committee’s annual report, and to interact directly with USDA REE National Program Leaders. The USDA REE National Program Leaders were asked to provide the Committee with a series of topics that they deem would benefit from evaluation by the Committee.


February 28, 2012 – Citrus Disease Research and Development Advisory Committee (PDF | 153)

On February 28, 2012 at the request of the Under Secretary for REE and members of Congress representing citrus producing regions the Board created a committee titled the Citrus Disease Research & Development Advisory Committee. This was the first face to face meeting of the committee intended to compile information for the first report on the impact of REE programs on citrus disease research.