Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program - Methyl Bromide Transitions

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Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program - Methyl Bromide Transitions: The methyl bromide transitions program addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the scheduled phase-out of the pesticide methyl bromide. Methyl bromide has been a pest and disease control tactic critical to pest management systems for decades for soilborne and postharvest pests. The program focuses on integrated commercial-scale research on methyl bromide alternatives and associated extension activity that will foster the adoption of these solutions. Projects should cover a broad range of new methodologies, technologies, systems, and strategies for controlling economically important pests for which methyl bromide has been the only effective pest control option. Research projects must address commodities with critical issues and include a focused economic analysis of the cost of implementing the transition on a commercial scale.
Federal Grant Title: Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program - Methyl Bromide Transitions
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-ICGP-004257
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.303
CFDA Descriptions: Integrated Programs
Current Application Deadline: May 21, 2013
Original Application Deadline: May 21, 2013
Posted Date: Apr 19, 2013
Creation Date: Apr 19, 2013
Archive Date: Jun 20, 2013
Total Program Funding: $1,900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by colleges and universities (as defined in section 1404 of NARETPA) (7 U.S.C. 3103) to the Methyl Bromide Transitions (MBT) Competitive Grants Program. Section 1404 of NARETPA was amended by section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA) to define Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) (see Part III, B. and Part VIII, E. for more information), and to include research foundations maintained by eligible colleges or universities.
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