S-RIPM RFA is available

USDA-NIFA released the RFA for the Southern Regional IPM grant (S-RIPM) today. Deadline is May 16.

Eligible applicants include Land-Grant Institutions (1862, 1890 and 1994)  in the Southern Region of the United States.  All proposals must be submitted using the Grants.gov process.

For information, see the web page http://www.nifa.usda.gov/fo/regionalintegratedpestmgtsouthern.cfm

If you have questions, please contact competition manager Jim VanKirk at jim@sripmc.org  or 919-513-8179.

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Status of the Southern Regional IPM grant RFA (S-RIPM)

Several of you have been asking about when and if the Southern Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program RFA will be released. From the latest news that we have heard, USDA-NIFA plans to release the FY14 Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program Request for Applications around April 4th, 2013. Proposals will be due approximately six weeks after the RFA release. For more information, contact Jim VanKirk at 919-513-8179.

Southern Regional IPM Grant RFA has been released

The Request for Applications for the Southern Regional IPM Grant has just been released. The application deadline is February 29, 2012.  Approximately $800,000 is available for research only, extension only or research and extension projects.

Research projects  and joint Research-Extension may last up to three years. Please note that one or two year Research or Joint Research and Extension projects may be eligible for no-cost extensions after years one and two, but that no carryover or extension is permitted for these projects beyond three years.

For the PDF and Text versions of the RFA, please go to