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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant Program

USDA
• Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant Program
• The deadline for the Letter of Intent is April 9th, and the full proposal will be due in mid-July.
• The three priority areas for this year’s RFA are identified as:
1) Water Availability for Diverse Agricultural Uses: The Right Water for the Right Place and Times;
2) Understanding Decisions and Behaviors Connected with Agriculture and Post-harvest Processing Industry Water Use; and
3) Understanding the Human Health Impacts to Exposure from Nontraditional Water Used in Agriculture
• URL: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/funding/rfas/pdfs/fy2015_afri_water.pdf

Summer 3-Credit Field Course Opportunities

Caribbean Ecosystem Field Studies
Study, snorkel & SCUBA dive along the Caribbean coast of Mexico
May 21- June 8
Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies
Study, camp, & hike in the Colorado Rocky Mountains
June 23 – July 11 or July 19- August 6

For all course information visit: www.ecofs.org
Direct any further questions to Steve Johnson, Course Director at steve@ecofs.org

An opportunity to apply your classroom & textbook learning
while immersed in an incredible ecosystem setting!

– Gain valuable career skills in hands-on ecosystem field research
– Earn 3 undergraduate transfer credits
– Also offering post-course, extended credit options of
Independent Research & Conservation Internship
— Open to students from all universities & majors —
— Accredited by the University of Montana at Missoula’s Environmental Studies
Program: ENST 391- for 3 undergraduate semester transfer credits.