Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Request for Pre-Applications (RFPA)


Funding Opportunity ID: 293106
Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SCRI-006348
Opportunity Title: Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Request for Pre-Applications (RFPA)
Opportunity Category: Mandatory
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.309
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Pre-Applications may only be submitted by Federal agencies; national laboratories; colleges and universities; research institutions and organizations; private organizations or corporations; State Agricultural Experiment Stations; Cooperative Extension Services; individuals or groups consisting of two or more of any of these entities.
Agency Code: USDA-NIFA
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date: Apr 11, 2017
Close Date: May 12, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 11, 2017
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $21,800,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (CDRE) is authorized in the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642) to award grants to eligible entities to conduct research and extension activities, technical assistance and development activities to: (a) combat citrus diseases and pests, both domestic and invasive and including huanglongbing and the Asian citrus psyllid, which pose imminent harm to United States citrus production and threaten the future viability of the citrus industry; and (b) provide support for the dissemination and commercialization of relevant information, techniques, and technologies discovered pursuant to research and extension activities funded through SCRI/CDRE and other research and extension projects targeting problems caused by citrus production diseases and invasive pests.
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