Alfalfa Seed and Alfalfa Forage Systems

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Alfalfa Seed and Alfalfa Forage Systems: Alfalfa Seed and Alfalfa Forage System Program (ASAFS) will support the development of improved alfalfa forage and seed production systems. Proposals submitted to ASAFS should address one or more of the following priorities: (1) Improving alfalfa forage and seed yield through better nutrient, water and/or pest management; (2) Improving persistence of alfalfa stands by lessening biotic or abiotic stresses; (3) Improving alfalfa forage and seed harvesting and storage systems to optimize economic returns; (4) Improving estimates of alfalfa forage quality as an animal feed to increase forage usage in animal feeds; and/or (5) Breeding to address biotic and abiotic stresses that impact forage yield and persistence and the production of seed for propagation.
Federal Grant Title: Alfalfa Seed and Alfalfa Forage Systems
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-OP-009882
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.330
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 25th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: May 25th, 2023
Posted Date: April 6th, 2023
Creation Date: April 6th, 2023
Archive Date: June 24th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $900,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 6th, 2023
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility Requirements Applications for AFRP may only be submitted by (1) State agricultural experiment stations; (2) Colleges and universities; (3) University research foundations; (4) Other research institutions and organizations; (5) Federal agencies; (6) National laboratories; (7) Private organizations, foundations or corporations; (8) Individuals who are United States citizens or nationals; or (9) A group consisting of two or more of the entities described in (1) through (8). Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project. Failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.
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