The UC ANR Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) Statewide Program is soliciting proposals for projects that will develop and/or support new or existing UC Cooperative Extension projects and/or activities that address the educational and extension needs in the management of California's valuable renewable resources on forest and rangeland. The primary purpose of this program is to promote proper management of these resources, especially on private lands, and to provide the information, education and training needed by Extension personnel, landowners, land managers and natural resource professionals. Maximum award is $15,000 per project.
RREA is also accepting proposals that will use the...
- Author: Wendy Powers
Thanks to the generosity of the Hrdy family, we are pleased to announce that four proposals have been selected for funding through The Daniel & Sarah Hrdy Fund for UC Cooperative Extension Research.
The Hrdy fund, which allows UC ANR to spend up to $100,000 per year, will provide seed funding for the following early-stage research projects:
- Effect of spring no-tillage on the dynamics of rice pests (Whitney Brim-DeForest,
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
In partnership with the Almond Board of California, UC ANR requests proposals to fund research aimed at improving spray application practices in almonds. Up to $70,000 is available to fund one or more proposals.
Areas of focus considered in the request for proposals include
- Improving spray coverage and efficacy. One priority is hullsplit sprays for navel orangeworm - getting active ingredient to the opening sutures of almond fruit that is splitting. Sufficient deposition above 12 feet in the tree canopy is another priority.
- Minimizing off-target drift beyond tree canopies and the orchard perimeter.
- Developing spray drift data to refine the spray drift assumptions used in developing pesticide...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
All UC ANR and UC ANR-affiliated academics and staff are invited to apply for funding to develop online resources targeting underserved audiences.
Extending UC ANR's reach and impact to significant numbers of non-English speaking audiences in California is key to achieving our vision of effecting positive change in important areas or issue(s). Reaching audiences through on-demand, online resources is one part of the strategy.
Funding is available to develop educational materials in languages other than English and make them accessible through the UC ANR website. Please consider development of a range of material forms including, but not limited to, courses, video or other media.
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I am pleased to announce that UC ANR has added another funding mechanism to its 2017 funding opportunities/grants website: Matching Grants Program.
2017 funding opportunities/grants: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/Divisionwide_Programs/2017_Funding_Opportunities_Grants/
UC ANR Matching Grants Program
For grant opportunities that require matching funds, this program will provide cash resources for UC ANR academics to submit as matching funds in their proposals for external funding support of research, outreach or training efforts.