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Category: Grants

2017 Request for Applications (RFA) for the IPM Enhancement Grants Have Been Released

The IPM Enhancement Grants Program (IPMEP) is a foundational mechanism used by SIPMC to address important issues affecting the region that has produced many significant outputs and favorable outcomes addressing Global Food Security challenges including invasive species, endangered species, pest resistance, and impacts resulting from regulatory actions. The SIPMC uses a competitive process each year to… Read more »


CDC Funding Opportunity for Zika Virus Related Research

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works nationally and globally to promote health; prevent disease, injury, disability, and death; and protect against emerging health threats. CDC is the lead federal agency responsible for protecting the American public from invasive, epidemic diseases carried by vectors – insects and ticks. In this capacity, CDC blends… Read more »


CA Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Pest Management Research Grant Solicitation Now Available

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR’s) 2017/2018 Pest Management Research Grant Solicitation is now available. DPR’s Research Grant Program will distribute $500,000 to help fund projects that develop effective alternatives to agricultural fumigants and projects that assist in developing IPM to reduce risks from high risk pesticides. Depending on available funding, the total will… Read more »


$36.5 Million Announced for Specialty Crop Research and Extension Investments

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced 19 grants totaling $36.5 million for research and extension to support American farmers growing fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops including floriculture. The grants are funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Specialty Crop Research… Read more »


NIFA Seeks Research Topics from Commodity Boards for FY 2017 AFRI Program

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is reaching out to eligible national and state commodity boards, and marketing orders to propose topics for research under its FY2017 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) competitive grants program, made possible through the 2014 Farm Bill. Eligible commodity boards are those which address an agricultural commodity… Read more »


FY 2016 AFRI Foundational Program Request for Applications (RFA) Released

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the release of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Program’s Request for Applications (RFA).  The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal… Read more »