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Request for Applications: Northeast IPM Grants Program

By Elizabeth Myers, Northeastern IPM Center

  JANUARY 21, 2012 --

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the Northeast Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program. Approximately $600,000 will be available in 2012 to support projects that develop pest control tactics, integrate tactics into an IPM system, and extend IPM information to others. This program seeks applications for three project types: Research, Extension, and Joint Research-Extension. 

ELIGIBILITY: Organizations eligible to receive awards through this Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program are state agricultural experiment stations, land-grant colleges and universities (1862, 1890, 1994), research foundations established by land-grant colleges and universities, colleges and universities receiving funds under the Act of October 10, 1962 (16 U.S.C. 582a et seq.), accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine, and the University of the District of Columbia. If necessary, award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply. Project directors must be based in the northeastern region.

SUBMISSION AND DEADLINES: A letter of intent is due Feb. 3, 2012 (submit to the Grants Manager, John Ayers). Complete proposals are due Feb. 29, 2012 (applicants must work with their authorized organizational representatives to submit online through Grants.gov).

FOR MORE INFORMATION: For complete application instructions, download the Request for Applications at the Northeastern IPM Center website and the USDA-NIFA website. USDA-NIFA and the Northeastern IPM Center work together to administer this grants program. If you have questions about the program, please contact the Grants Manager, John Ayers (jea@psu.edu).

The NEIPMCommunication-L list is owned by the Northeastern IPM Center, which fosters the development and adoption of integrated pest management, a science-based approach to managing pests in ways that generate economic, environmental, and human health benefits. We use the list periodically to distribute news about IPM funding opportunities, research and extension projects, and great IPM information sources. To join or unsubscribe from the list, please send a request via e-mail to NortheastIPM@cornell.edu.

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