|Malekian, left, shares poster information with conference attendees|
|Cyrus, left, and Malekian make an oral presentation on human health|
|Cyrus and Malekian demonstrate smoothie preparation to conference attendees|
Fatemeh Malekian, Professor, Nutrition Sciences and Kasundra Cyrus, Extension Specialist/Family and Human Development attended the 73rd Annual Professional Agricultural Workers Conference (PAWC) which was held on December 6-8, 2015 at the Kellogg Conference Center, Tuskegee University. The SU Ag Center participants made a PowerPoint presentation titled "Effect of Whey Protein/Resistant Starch on Body Weight" and a poster presentation in conjunction with shake/smoothie preparation demonstration.
The conference was themed: “Beyond the Veil – Agriculture, Families and Communities of the Future: Local, National, and Global Perspectives"
The Professional Agricultural Workers Conference is a forum committed to a world that values and promotes equal opportunity equitable access to information and technology for sustainable development of communities and natural resources. The conference began in 1942 mainly with Tuskegee University and local and state support and participation. It is now national in scope including representatives from the national land grant community, and from the state, federal, and private sectors. The 2015 PAWC will be held in December 6th to 8th at the Kellogg Conference Center, Tuskegee University.