Quarterly Reports

October 1 – December 31, 2014

September 2014

  • USDA revisions requested, responses forwarded

October 2014

  • Administrative processes to establish cooperative agreement between USDA and UK
  • RNECEs and NCC prepare IRB documents for submission at each University

November 2014

  • Project account established at UK
  • NCC team plans for PI meeting in Washington, DC next month
  • Communications with data management group at UK

December 2014

  • Meeting of PIs and USDA presenters on December 5 in Washington DC
  • USDA issues guidelines for RNECEs to streamline sub-award process
  • RNECEs forward proposals to NCC
  • First conference call for RNECEs and NCC scheduled for January 2015