The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is pleased to announce the release of the FY 2014 RFA for the Crop Protection and Pest Management program.

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The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program addresses high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program supports projects that will increase food security and respond effectively to other major societal challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically viable, environmentally sound and will help protect human health. The CPPM program addresses IPM challenges for emerging issues and existing priority pest concerns that can be addressed more effectively with new and emerging technologies. The outcomes of the CPPM program are effective, affordable, and environmentally sound IPM practices and strategies supporting more vital communities.
 
Applications must be received by Grants.gov by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, June 19, 2014.
 
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CPPM-004531
 
NIFA Funding Opportunity Page:  http://www.nifa.usda.gov/fo/cropprotectionandpestmanagemet.cfm.  This page includes links to the request for applications (RFA), the NIFA Grants.gov Application Guide, and the application package.
 
Grants.gov Synopsis Page: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=255496.  This page includes a synopsis of the funding opportunity, a link to the full announcement (RFA) and the application package.
 
Grants.gov Application Package:
   
If you have questions after reading the RFA, please contact: Dr. Herb Bolton - (Regional Coordination Program Area (RCP), hbolton@nifa.usda.gov or (202) 401-4201; Dr. Marty Draper - Extension Implementation Program Area (EIP), mdraper@nifa.usda.gov or (202) 401-1990; or Robert Nowierski – Applied Research and Development Program Area (ARDP), rnowierski@nifa.usda.gov or (202) 401-4900.
 
If you have any questions related to Grants.gov content, contact the Grants.gov Contact Center:
Email:  support@grants.gov, Phone: Toll Free: 1-800-518-4726, 24 hour support, excluding Federal holidays.
 
Useful Links:
NIFA Grant Application Information:  www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/application_info.html;
Grants.gov Help:  www.grants.gov/help/help.jsp.