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Specialty Crop Research Initiative/Citrus Disease Research and Extension (SCRI/CDRE)

The Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (CDRE) is authorized in the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642) to award grants to eligible entities to conduct research and extension activities, technical assistance and development activities to: (a) combat citrus diseases and pests, both domestic and invasive and including huanglongbing and the Asian citrus psyllid, which pose imminent harm to United States citrus production and threaten the future viability of the citrus industry; and (b) provide support for the dissemination and commercialization of relevant information, techniques, and technologies discovered pursuant to research and extension activities funded through SCRI/CDRE and other research and extension projects targeting problems caused by citrus production diseases and invasive pests.

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Who Is Eligible to Apply

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    Applications may be submitted by Federal agencies, national laboratories, colleges and universities, research institutions and organizations, private organizations or corporations, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, Cooperative Extension Services, individuals, or groups consisting of two or more of these entities.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic

    Solicitation Date (Opening) June 12, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date Stakeholder Relevance Review due July 18, 2014
    Due Date (Closing)
    September 29, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $24,000,000.00
    Range of Awards Unavailable
    Cost Sharing Requirements 100%
    For More Information Contact Thomas (Tom) Bewick
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-SCRI-004544
    CFDA Number 10.309
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