USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests pre-applications for Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension (CDRE) for fiscal year 2018 to advance research and extension to develop management strategies for huanglongbing. Applications may 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 these 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, 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. Total program funding is $21.7 million.
Applications are due June 29, 2018.
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