Crop Protection and Pest Management

Crop Protection and Pest Management Program | Weed Science

The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program is to address 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.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply: 
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility: 
Colleges and universities (as defined in section 1404 of NARETPA) (7 U.S.C. 3103) are eligible to submit applications for the CPPM program. Section 1404 of NARETPA was amended by section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA) to define Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) (see Part III, B and Part VIII, E for more information), and to include research foundations maintained by eligible colleges or universities.

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Herbert T. Bolton
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Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
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Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
100 percent (%) match required
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $325,000