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BLM Utah Listed Cacti Sampling and Monitoring in Sevier, Emery and Wayne Counties, Utah - 0 views

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    These unknown factors are: 1) How many individuals are on the landscape (quality science-based estimate); and 2) what are the impacts of livestock grazing and trampling to individuals and the population as a whole? This announcement provides an opportunity for an organization with scientific expertise through a reputable third party to assist with both the design and carrying out of appropriate monitoring and sampling to answer questions regarding population extent, numbers, and trend, and the effects of livestock grazing.
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Improving the Capacity of Labor and Agriculture Stakeholders to Address Child Labor in ... - 0 views

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    The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $2,500,000 total costs (pending availability of Federal funds) for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in Argentina to increase action by labor and agriculture stakeholders to address child labor in agricultural areas in Argentina. Project outcomes include: 1) increased common understanding of the challenges and opportunities for addressing child labor in agriculture, and 2) increased capacity of labor and agriculture stakeholders to address child labor in agriculture.
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Air Force Personal Financial Readiness Program Evaluation Development - 0 views

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    Air Force Personal Financial Readiness Program Evaluation Development (PFRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 is to develop and complete a comprehensive program evaluation of Personal Financial Readiness Program (PFRP) within the Air Force Personal Financial Readiness Programs supporting Air Force members and their families.
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Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative - Extension Disaster Education Network - 0 views

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    The Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative was authorized through section 1472 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (NARETPA), 7 U.S.C. 3318; and Homeland Security (Cooperative Agreements), section 1484 of NARETPA, 7 U.S.C 3351. Using this authority available to the Secretary, the Secretary shall use funds made available to carry out agricultural research, education, and extension activities for continuation of partnerships with institutions of higher education and other institutions to help form stable, long-term programs to enhance the biosecurity of the U.S.
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Farmers Advocating for Organics | Organic Valley - 0 views

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    The Farmers Advocating for Organic program began with the 2002 Farm Bill, which included an exemption for organic farmers from contributing to national promotion programs like "Got Milk?" In response, Organic Valley devised a way for farmers to pool their exemptions into an organic-focused granting fund as a way to promote and advance organic farming. Funded entirely by annual, voluntary contributions from Organic Valley farmers, FAFO is the largest farmer-funded grant program in the United States and one of the few focused solely on organic food and farming.
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Organic Valley Invites LOIs for Farmers Advocating for Organic Program | RFPs | PND - 0 views

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    The Farmers Advocating for Organic program began with the 2002 Farm Bill, which included an exemption for organic farmers from contributing to national promotion programs like "Got Milk?" In response, Organic Valley devised a way for farmers to pool their exemptions into an organic-focused granting fund as a way to promote and advance organic farming. Funded entirely by annual, voluntary contributions from Organic Valley farmers, FAFO is the largest farmer-funded grant program in the United States and one of the few focused solely on organic food and farming.

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Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Embassy Regional Grants - 0 views

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    The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) announces an open competition for awards (from $15,000 up to $50,000) to support local and regional small-scale projects in eligible countries in Southeast Asia. Since fiscal year 2014, EAP has awarded and administered regional grants in the EAP region. These awards are funded through EAP Regional foreign assistance funds, and managed by the OES Regional Environment Officer (REO) posted in Bangkok.
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Quantification of Cover Cropping Benefits Of 3 Year Cotton and Peanut Rotation - 0 views

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    To determine the cover crop yields, nutrient concentrations, and C/N ratio
    Utilize the nutrients measured in the previous year cover crop, and apply ½ of this credit (N &K) to the following cash crop.
    Evaluate Nitrogen response by having 0, 25, 50, & 100 lbs. of N per acre in cotton
    To evaluate the effects of different cover crops and fertilizer N on succeeding cotton and peanut crop growth, dry matter production, yield, and crop nutrition.
    To quantify the effects of cover crops on infiltration soil moisture and plant available soil nitrogen at 0-6" and 6-12" depths.
    Evaluate the economic returns of cover crop farming systems versus no cover crop farming systems.
    Provide valuable information to encourage producers to adopt cover crop conservation systems
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Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program | National Institute of Food and Agriculture - 0 views

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    The Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is intended to increase knowledge of agriculture and improve the nutritional health of children, and to bring together stakeholders from distinct parts of the food system to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations. The application deadline is July 9, 2018.
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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science - 0 views

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    The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in the six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited in this Request for Applications (RFA). See Foundational and Applied Science RFA for specific details.
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Risk Management Education Partnership Program - 0 views

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    The purpose of this cooperative agreement program is to deliver crop insurance education and risk management training to U.S. agricultural producers to assist them in identifying and managing production, marketing, legal, financial, and human risk.
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2018 Emerging Markets Program - 0 views

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    The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces that it is inviting proposals for the 2019 Emerging Markets Program (EMP). The EMP is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) on
    behalf of CCC. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit proposals from the private sector and from government agencies for fiscal year 2019 and to set out the criteria for the awarding of funds under the program. Future announcements of funding availability for the EMP will be made through the Grants.gov website.
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2019 Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops - 0 views

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    The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announces that it is inviting proposals for the 2019 Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) program. The TASC program is administered by personnel of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) on behalf of CCC. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit proposals from the U.S. private sector and government agencies for fiscal year 2019 and to set out the criteria for the awarding of funds under the program. Future announcements of funding availability for the TASC program will be made through the Grants.gov website.
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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development - 0 views

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    The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) (formerly the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative, or ELI) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2018, EWD invites applications in four areas: professional development opportunities for K-14 teachers and education professionals; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; and fellowships for postdoctoral scholars. See EWD Request for Applications for specific details.
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Acer Access and Development Program - 0 views

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    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), requests applications for the Acer Access and Development Program (Acer). AMS will competitively award grants to eligible applicants for projects that support the efforts of States, tribal governments, and research institutions to promote the domestic maple syrup industry through activities associated with: promotion of research and education related to maple syrup production; promotion of natural resource sustainability in the maple syrup industry; market promotion for maple syrup and maple-sap products; encouragement of owners and operators of privately held land containing species of trees in the genus Acer-to initiate or expand maple-sugaring activities on the land; or to voluntarily make the land available, including by lease or other means, for access by the public for maple-sugaring activities. Eligible applicants include States, tribal governments, and research institutions. This announcement provides information about the eligibility criteria for applicants and projects, and the application forms and associated instructions needed to apply for an award.
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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems - 0 views

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    Applications to the FY 2018 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the next 25 years. NIFA seeks creative and visionary applications that take a systems approach, and that will significantly improve the supply of abundant, affordable, safe, nutritious, and accessible food, while providing sustainable opportunities for expansion of the bioeconomy through novel animal, crop, and forest products and supporting technologies. These approaches must demonstrate current and future social, behavioral, economic, health, and environmental impacts. Additionally, the outcomes of the work being proposed must result in societal benefits, including promotion of rural prosperity and enhancement of quality of life for those involved in food and agricultural value chains from production to utilization and consumption. See AFRI SAS RFA for details.
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Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) | National Institute of Food and ... - 0 views

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    The purpose of this competitive undergraduate scholarship grant program is to increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce, and advance the educational achievement of all Americans by providing competitive grants to colleges and universities.
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RFA-FD-18-009: Cooperative Agreement to Support the Food and Agriculture Organization (... - 0 views

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    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing its intention to receive and consider a single source application for award of a cooperative agreement in fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to support global strategies that address food safety, nutrition and public health.
    The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to:
    1. Utilize FAO's extensive research and expertise on country development and aid activities.
    2. Contribute to the research, knowledge base and development of food safety systems globally due to the increasingly diverse and complex food supply.
    3. Enhance and broaden FDA's ability to address global food safety, nutrition, and public health issues associated with food.
    4. Provide opportunities to leverage additional resources of other countries.
    5. Support the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and FDA's International Food Safety Capacity Building Plan, which emphasizes the concept of preventing food safety-related problems before they occur and the importance of establishing strong relationships and mutual support among all stakeholders, including multilateral organizations, to improve worldwide food safety.
    6. Support food safety, nutrition and public health programs that align with FDA's mission.
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Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program 2018 - 0 views

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    Food Safety Outreach Program (FSOP) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 to develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially-disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers.
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Targeting Natural Resource Corruption - 0 views

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    Through this Leader with Associates Award, USAID will bring cutting-edge expertise in anticorruption to bear on USAID's global and mission-level biodiversity conservation, natural resource, and democracy, rights and governance programs. The overall program purpose is to combat wildlife trafficking and other environmental crimes by reducing corruption. The program aims to accomplish this purpose by: (1) building on global experience across sectors to provide thought leadership, best practices, tools, and opportunities to build partnerships to tackle corruption; and (2) supporting USAID Missions to better tackle corruption within their wildlife trafficking, natural resources management and biodiversity conservation portfolios.
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