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Our friends at Red Tomato have posted a video on local, sustainably-produced fruit: Eco Fruit Rocks.
November 12, 2013 Agriculture Energy Efficiency Research and Evaluation of Technology Barriers
NYSERDA. Seeks proposals to research innovative applications of energy efficient technologies or designs for the agriculture sector, or to evaluate technology barriers for agricultural applications. Total funding: $1 million. Deadline: Dec. 16, 2013.
October 15, 2013 A Plan to Reduce Illness—and Pesticides—In Schools
A team of experts is calling attention to the issue of pests and pesticides in schools. They have released a plan blueprint to help school employees and caregivers keep pests from entering buildings and grounds.
August 12, 2013 Biopesticide and Organic Support Program
USDA IR-4 Program. Aims to further the development and registration of biopesticides for use in pest management systems for specialty crops, or for minor uses on major crops. Total funding: ~$400,000/yr. Deadline: Extended to Dec. 9, 2013.
October 15, 2012 AFRI Foundational Program
USDA NIFA. Supports research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to build foundational knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Total funding: $136 million. Deadlines vary for each program area. Please see RFA for details.
The IPM Advisor is expected to develop and deliver IPM using existing knowledge and knowledge derived from his/her research program. This position serves Sacramento Valley and surrounding areas. Deadline: Jan. 20, 2013.
November 4, 2013 Opportunity: Director of the Northeastern IPM Center
The director leads the Center to fulfill its mission of fostering IPM in the region to generate economic, environmental, and human health benefits. The application review process begins on Jan. 6, 2014.