October 3, 2016

Specialty Crop Research Intiative

Pre-application deadline: Nov. 15, 2016

Standard Research and Extension Projects - Normally will not exceed $1,000,000 per year up to four years. Requests less than $250,000 per project are discouraged. Coordinated Agricultural Projects (CAPs) - $2 million per year up to four years. Research and Extension Planning Projects - $50,000 for one year.

NIFA will address all focus areas by funding projects that emphasize systems-based, trans-disciplinary approaches. For purposes of the SCRI program, the term trans-disciplinary is defined as a multi-disciplinary approach that brings biological and physical scientists together with economists and social scientists to address challenges in a holistic manner.

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