Category Archives: Center News

Recent Funding Opportunities – Quick Summary

Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program The purpose of the Smith-Lever Special Needs grant program is to support scientific programs that support public needs to help before, during and after emergency situations. Offered by: USDA NIFADeadline: Thursday, February 25, 2021Who … Continue reading

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Overseas Laboratories Critical to Biological Control of Invasive Pests like Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

By Tim Widmer, National Program Leader-Plant Diseases, USDA ARS  The study and control of the exotic brown marmorated stink bug is a prime example of how international collaborative efforts lead to solutions to invasive pests. A natural enemy of the … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity from NIFA: Specialty Crop Research Initiative

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has $80,000,000 in funding available for its Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) program. Award amounts will range from $50,000 to 8,000,000. The Specialty Crop Research Initiative promotes collaboration, communication, information exchange … Continue reading

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Grant Submission Reminder for North Central IPM Center

The deadline for grants is approaching! Whether you are applying for additional funds to continue your project or working on a new idea, applications are due by Friday, November 20, 2020, at 5:00 EST.  All applications must be submitted online, … Continue reading

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Specialty Crop Entomologist Opening at The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University is hiring a specialty crop tenure track entomology position. This position will focus on agroecology, and the successful candidate will be asked to create a nationally and internationally respected program that includes both outreach and research … Continue reading

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The North Central IPM Center Announces 2021 Request for Applications

The North Central Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center announces the availability of funding through its Working Group and Critical Issues programs. The Working Group projects will have approximately $200,000, with a maximum of $20,000 per award. The Critical Issues projects … Continue reading

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Two New Funding Opportunities

North Central SARE Call for Preproposals The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) grant program is currently accepting preproposals for 2021. The NCR-SARE grant program supports projects that explore and promote environmentally sound, profitable, and socially responsible … Continue reading

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The International IPM Excellence Awards Nominations

Here is a great opportunity to recognize outstanding IPM programs and practitioners: Nominate someone for an International IPM Excellence Award! To apply or learn about the specific criteria for each award, visit ipmsymposium.org/2021/awards. On this page, you can find pdf files of … Continue reading

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Crop Protection and Pest Management (CPPM) Funding Cycle

The Crop Protection and Pest Management program addresses high priority issues related to pests and their management using integrated pest management (IPM) approaches at the state, regional, and national levels. CPPM supports projects that ensure food security and respond effectively … Continue reading

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Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

The purpose of the Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is to increase the knowledge of agricultural science and improve the nutritional health of children. The program’s goal is to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host … Continue reading

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