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The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to include IPM funding opportunities

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational and Applied Science Program Request for Applications (RFA) released recently includes a new cross-cutting program that could be of interest to the IPM community. This program, “Tactical Sciences for Agricultural Biosecurity (Program … Continue reading

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Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants Program

In FY 2019, NIFA’s CFP intends to solicit applications and fund two types of grants. The types are entitled (1) Community Food Projects (CFP) and (2) Planning Projects (PP). The primary goals of the CFP are to: Meet the food … Continue reading

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems RFA

Applications to the FY 2019 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the next 25 years. NIFA … Continue reading

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Plan of Work and REEport Integration Update

NIFA deployed the most recent release to the Institutional Profile on March 22, 2019. The enhancements provide the necessary functionality to support the 2020 Plan of Work (POW) reporting process. The release provides two key features particularly relevant to our partners’ … Continue reading

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Oregon State University Faculty Position Focused on Tree Fruit Entomology Research in the Mid-Columbia Region of Oregon, USA

Oregon State University is hiring a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level to carry out research and outreach on sweet cherry and pear arthropod management. This is a full time (1.0 FTE), 9-month position located at … Continue reading

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NAISMA Hiring

The North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, announces two employment opportunities available – a full-time Program Manager and a part-time Membership, Graphic Design and Program Coordinator.  The full-time Program Manager will administer NAISMA’s Weed Free Forage & … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor Weed Science/Ecology/Management in Edible Specialty Crops

The Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor (12-month tenure system, 60% Research, 40% Extension) position to lead an internationally recognized, innovative and competitively funded … Continue reading

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New RT25 Data Will Help Beekeepers and Farmers Protect Pollinators

EPA is updating its Residual Time to 25% Bee Mortality (RT25) Data table with information the agency has collected since the table was first published in 2014. EPA published the RT25 data as one of many actions we have taken since 2006 to protect … Continue reading

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Technician Opportunity – Cornell Vegetable Program

The Cornell Vegetable Program is looking to hire a Technician, “Vegetable Research Project Field Technician”.  It is a full-time permanent Cornell Cooperative Extension assignment to assist with all aspects of research and Extension programming.  The primary focus of this position … Continue reading

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Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative

The Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) seeks to solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research, education, and extension activities. The purpose of this program is to fund projects that will enhance the … Continue reading

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