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Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence - 0 views

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    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept notes for a
    cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled Feed the Future
    Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence. Eligibility for this award is restricted to Title XII institutions. See Section C of this RFA for eligibility requirements.

    Subject to the availability of funds, an award will be made to the responsible applicant(s) whose
    application(s) best meets the objectives of this funding opportunity and the selection criteria contained herein. While one award is anticipated as a result of this request for applications (RFA), USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted.

    This RFA will have two phases. Phase I will consist of submission of concept notes. USAID will then request a full application from selected concept note(s).

    DO NOT SUBMIT APPLICATIONS THROUGH GRANTS.GOV. Please e-mail the point of contact directly as per instructions in the text of the RFA.
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First Nations Accepting Applications for Native Agriculture Scholarships | RFPs | PND - 0 views

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    The purpose of the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program is to encourage more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist Native communities with their efforts. First Nations will award five $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-19 academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to agribusiness management, agriscience technologies, agronomy, animal husbandry, aquaponics, environmental studies, fisheries and wildlife, food production and safety, food-related policy and legislation, food science and technology, horticulture, irrigation science, nutrition education, and sustainable agriculture or food systems.
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Foodshot Global 2018 Challenge: Innovating Soil 3.0 - 0 views

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    We invite entrepreneurs, researchers, and advocates to submit their business, research, or policy proposals for funding consideration.

    Submissions will be reviewed by experts who will provide issuespecific insights and vet applications for boldness, viability, and impact.

    Best-in-class candidates will be selected to receive equity and debt financing for their businesses.

    A cash prize will be awarded to Soil GroundBreakers - rising stars working in research, social enterprise, or advocacy. GroundBreaker nominations will be accepted from FoodShot's diverse community of partners and aligned organizations, including a range of food system innovators, investors, and thought leaders.
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National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury - 0 views

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    This funding opportunity announcement from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) invites applications for a National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury. Applicants are expected to propose multi-disciplinary approaches to develop partnerships for implementing prevention and intervention activities and to serve as a leader in research translation and research-to-practice for the protection of children in agricultural environments throughout the United States. Applicants must describe the occupational health and safety burden(s) addressed in their proposals. In addition, they must link the need for the proposed research and related activities to the planned outputs and outcomes that will help address or alleviate the burdens described. Applicants should also describe the anticipated impacts and potential outcomes of the proposed research and related activities that will occur during the 5-year project period and beyond.
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BLM WY Master Integrated Invasive Plant and Noxious Weed Management Program - 0 views

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    Develop cooperative relationships for managing invasive plants and noxious weeds at the landscape scale to set common goals and pool resources to effectively manage invasive plants and noxious weeds across Wyoming.
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National Land Remote Sensing Education Outreach and Research Activity (NLRSEORA) - 0 views

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    The National Land Imaging (NLI) Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Land Resources (LR) mission area is soliciting applications from qualified Educational Institutions, State and Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations (NPOs) to develop a U.S. national consortium to expand the science of remote sensing through education, outreach and research / applications development for environmental monitoring to include the effects of land use and land cover change on water quality, quantity and utility; societal adaptation and phenology; public health-related issues to include identification of potential indicators relating to vector-borne diseases and harmful algal blooms; natural resource management, agricultural applications, disaster risk reduction, and other land surface and surface water monitoring applications.
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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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NineSights Community - Need: 2aNovel Protein Sources 2c - 0 views

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    Consumers the world over have embraced a variety of high-protein foods, such as Greek-style yogurt and beef jerky style meat products. Unfortunately, that increased level of protein in the product can negatively impact consumer perceptions by adversely impacting texture, taste, color, etc.

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National Academy of Education Invites Applications for Dissertation Fellowships | RFPs ... - 0 views

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    The National Academy of Education advances high-quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice. Founded in 1965, the academy comprises United States members and foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education. Since its establishment, NAEd has undertaken research studies that address pressing issues in education typically conducted by members and other scholars with relevant expertise.

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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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2018 MBDA Broad Agency Announcement | Minority Business Development Agency - 0 views

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    The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will provide Federal assistance to support innovative projects seeking to promote and ensure the inclusion and use of minority enterprises. This Announcement is a mechanism to encourage new activities, education, outreach, innovative projects or sponsorships that are not addressed through other MBDA programs.

    MBDA has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique challenges faced by minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA is now initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential priorities and U.S. Department of Commerce goals. These program priorities are separated according to the following 14 initiatives:

    Access to Capital
    American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Project
    Aquaculture
    Disaster Readiness
    Disaster Recovery
    Entrepreneurship Education Program for Formerly Incarcerated Persons
    Global Minority Women Economic Empowerment Initiative
    Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Initiative
    Inclusive Infrastructure Initiative
    Research
    Space Commerce
    Sustainable Business Model
    Technology Transfer and Commercialization
    Virtual Business Center
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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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