Beginning Farmer and Rancher Web-Based Seminars: The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is holding two web-based seminars to solicit stakeholder input on the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development competitive grants program. The seminars will be held Tuesday, October 28, 3–4 pm (ET) and Thursday, October 30, 10 – 11 am (ET). To participate in the seminar, your computer should have a DSL/cable line or better (dial-up won’t work), and you will need to have Flashware, version 9 or better (can be downloaded for free). On the day of the seminar, log on to http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/csrees/ a few minutes before the start of the session. CSREES Program Directors will begin with a brief presentation. You will be able to type questions or comments in the chat window at any time.