Supplemental and Alternative Crops (SACC)

Program: 
Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics Programs

The Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive (SACC) Grants Program will support the development of canola as a viable supplemental and alternative crop in the United States. The goal of the SACC program is to significantly increase crop production and/or acreage by developing and testing of superior germplasm, improving methods of planting, cultivation, and harvesting, and transferring new knowledge to producers (via Extension) as soon as practicable. Extension, education, and communication activities related to the research areas above must be addressed in the proposal.

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 Agricultural Experiment Stations, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility: 
Applications may only be submitted by colleges and universities (as defined in section 1404 of NARETPA, 7 U.S.C. 3103), other Federal agencies and private sector entities.

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Jeffrey Steiner
Contact for Electronic Access Problems: 
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number: 
USDA-NIFA-OP-005676
CFDA number: 
10.200
Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
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Estimated Total Program Funding: 
$766,000
Percent of Applications Funded: 
50%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
100 percent (%) match required
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $210,000