NIFA Announces New Funding Opportunities for Next-generation Pesticides, Education and Canola

NIFA has announced three new funding programs:

$1.8 Million for Research on Next Generation Pesticides

$1.8 million in available funding to research new, environmentally friendly pesticides and innovative tools and strategies to replace an older treatment, methyl bromide. Funding is made through NIFA’s Methyl Bromide Transition Program. Read the full announcement here.

$320,000 in Funding for Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Projects

 $320,000 in funding is available to develop and deliver educational programs that equip at-risk youth with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, and contributing lives. The funding is made available through the Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Projects (CYFAR SCP) grant.  Read the full announcement here.

 $770,000 for Canola Research

Up to $766,000 in funding is available for fundamental and applied research to help develop and share new commercial canola varieties and products, and expand the crop’s growing regions. This funding is made available through NIFA’s Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive (SACC) grants program. Read the full announcement here.