Interregional Research Project #4 Minor Crop Pest Management Program (IR-4)

The summary for the Interregional Research Project #4 Minor Crop Pest Management Program (IR-4) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the CSREES, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Interregional Research Project #4 Minor Crop Pest Management Program (IR-4): The primary goal of the IR-4 program is to provide safe, effective and economical pest management solutions for growers of minor/specialty crops. IR-4 facilitates crop protection by providing expert assistance with product development and registration. IR-4 positively impacts the ability of research and extension personnel, producers, grower organizations, and others to provide a continuous supply of affordable minor/specialty crops to the public. IR-4 is the only publicly supported research program in the United States that provides this service. Successful applicants will demonstrate the capacity and commitment required to accelerate the registration of newer, reduced risk pest management tools; expedite access to these pest management tools for minor/specialty crop growers, and conduct efficacy research to identify new and more effective minor/specialty crop pest management solutions. The FY 2010 IR-4 Program will fund four geographically-based IR-4 Regional Centers and an IR-4 National Headquarters.
Federal Grant Title: Interregional Research Project #4 Minor Crop Pest Management Program (IR-4)
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-SRGP-002624
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.200
CFDA Descriptions: Grants for Agricultural Research, Special Research Grants
Current Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2009
Posted Date: Oct 19, 2009
Creation Date: Oct 19, 2009
Archive Date: Dec 31, 2009
Total Program Funding: $11,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,250,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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 State agricultural experiment stations, land-grant colleges and universities, research foundations established by land grant colleges and universities, colleges and universities receiving funds under the Act of October 10, 1962 (16 U.S.C. 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine, for the purpose of facilitating or expanding ongoing State-Federal food and agricultural research programs.
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