Specialty Crop Research Initiative/Citrus Disease Research and Extension

Quick Facts

Due DateSeptember 29, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityAgriculture
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - SCRI/CDRE, applications may be submitted by Federal agencies, national laboratories, colleges and universities, research institutions and organizations, private organizations or corporations, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, Cooperative Extension Services, individuals, or groups consisting of two or more of these entities.

Program Description

The Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (CDRE) is authorized in the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642) to award grants to eligible entities to conduct research and extension activities, technical assistance and development activities to: (a) combat citrus diseases and pests, both domestic and invasive and including huanglongbing and the Asian citrus psyllid, which pose imminent harm to United States citrus production and threaten the future viability of the citrus industry; and (b) provide support for the dissemination and commercialization of relevant information, techniques, and technologies discovered pursuant to research and extension activities funded through SCRI/CDRE and other research and extension projects targeting problems caused by citrus production diseases and invasive pests.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberUSDA-NIFA-SCRI-004544
Funding Opportunity TitleSpecialty Crop Research Initiative/Citrus Disease Research and Extension
Opportunity CategoryAgriculture
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateJune 12, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateSeptember 29, 2014 (Monday)
***1. Complete, error-free Stakeholder Relevance Statements must be received in Grants.gov by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on July 18, 2014. See Section IV, A. for a description of the requirements for the contents of a stakeholder relevance statement. STAKEH
Application Archive DateOctober 29, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 24,000,000
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 10.309 - Specialty Crop Research Initiative

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - SCRI/CDRE, applications may be submitted by Federal agencies, national laboratories, colleges and universities, research institutions and organizations, private organizations or corporations, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, Cooperative Extension Services, individuals, or groups consisting of two or more of these entities.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Program Information WebsiteSpecialty Crop Research Initiative/Citrus Disease Research and Extension
ContactOffice: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NIFA Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

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