Nov 21, 2016
USDA awards $9.4M for pest management research

The USDA┬áNational Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $9.4 million to support 25 research and outreach projects that will help mitigate pests, weeds and diseases on farms and in communities. The awards are made through NIFA’s Crop Protection and Pest Management Program (CPPM) and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program.

2016 ARDP recipients include:

  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, $324,517
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, $324,615
  • Regents of the University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, $324,880
  • Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, $325,000
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, $324,856
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, $189,273
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, $324,979
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, $199,590
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, $215,460
  • Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, $325,000
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Research, College Station, Texas, $289,281
  • University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington, Vermont, $324,560
  • Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, $324,983
  • Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, $323,491

Project details can be found on the NIFA website.

2016 Promoting IPM in Affordable Housing recipient is:

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, $363,636

Project details can be found on the NIFA website.

2016 Methyl Bromide Transition recipients include:

  • The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz, California, $497,965
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, $472,506
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, $499,999
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, $418,313

Project details can be found on the NIFA website.

2016 National Plant Diagnostic Network recipients include:

  • University of California, Davis, California, $539,983
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, $539,983
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, $207,135
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, $539,983
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Micigan. $587,543
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, $616,033

Project details can be found on the NIFA website.






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