Category Archives: Center News

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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Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants Program

In FY 2020 and FY 2021, 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 purpose of the CFP is to support the … Continue reading

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Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program Pre-Application

NIFA requests pre-applications for the ECDRE program for fiscal year 2020 to address priorities identified by the Citrus Disease Sub-committee of the National Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Economics Advisory Board through projects that integrate research and extension activities and … Continue reading

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NIFA Deadline Extensions Due to COVID-19

Due to the disruptions arising from the national response to COVID-19, NIFA is extending the following deadlines. NIFA will continue to monitor the situation and post updates to this guidance on our web site. AFRI The following Agriculture and Food Research … Continue reading

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EPA Offers Webinars on Pollinator Health and Habitat

Beginning in March 2020, EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs will host a series of public webinars highlighting ongoing work to promote pollinator health and habitat. These webinars seek to increase awareness of the evolving science on pollinator health, promote efforts … Continue reading

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