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Feb 132023


Application Deadline: Crop Protection and Pest Management

The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program is to address high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically… View Event

Feb 132023


Application Deadline: Methyl Bromide Transition Program

The Methyl Bromide Transition Program (MBT) addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the phase-out of the pesticide methyl bromide. Methyl bromide has been a pest and disease control tactic critical to pest management systems for decades for soilborne and postharvest pests. The program focuses on integrated commercial-scale research on methyl bromide… View Event

Feb 142023


Virtual Stakeholder Listening Session: Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) seeks input to establish a new Laying Hen and Turkey Research competitive grant program. 7 USC Section 5925 of the FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill provided $1,000,000 to NIFA for research and Extension in Laying Hen and Turkey production. NIFA plans to implement this program by supporting one or more… View Event

Feb 162023

Technical Assistance

SBIR/STTR FY23 Phase II RFA Technical Assistance Webinar

NIFA's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs offer competitively awarded grants to qualified small businesses to support high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits.  The programs’ Phase II funding opportunity, which is only open to previous Phase I… View Event

Feb 162023


Application Deadline: Food Safety Outreach Program

The Food Safety Outreach Program will complement and expand the national infrastructure of the National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program. The Food Safety Outreach Program will build upon that national infrastructure, with a sustained focus on delivery of customized training to members of the target audiences. Awardees will… View Event

Mar 282023


Application Deadline: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Phase II

The Small Business Administration (SBA), through the SBIR/STTR Policy Directive, provides policy guidance for these programs. A main purpose of the legislation is to stimulate technological innovation and increase private sector commercialization among small business concerns and enable them to undertake and to obtain the benefits of research and development in order to maintain and strengthen… View Event

Mar 302023


Application Deadline: AFRI - EWD - Education and Workforce Development RFA

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In 2022, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas. For more information,… View Event

Mar 312023

Application Deadline: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program

This competitive grants program is intended to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences. Programs aim to attract outstanding students and produce graduates capable of enhancing the Nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional work force. For more information, please visit the … View Event