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Description of Modification
Due to problems encountered, effective posting date is May 1, 2009; not April 30, 2009.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Apr 30, 2009
May 01, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jul 01, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jul 01, 2009
Feb 17, 2010
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Category of Funding Activity:
Disaster Prevention and Relief
Employment, Labor and Training
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Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional 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 Integrated Research, Education and Extension Competitive Grants Program - National Integrated Water Quality Program: Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP). 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.
Section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended section 1404 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (NARETPA) to add a new group of cooperating institutions, Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs). HSACUs are colleges and universities that qualify as Hispanic-serving Institutions (HSIs) and offer associate, bachelors, or other accredited degree programs in agriculture-related fields. HSACUs do not include 1862 land-grant institutions.
FY 2009 Program Priorities include: Developing case studies at intensively monitored watersheds suitable for investigating the effectiveness of multiple conservation practices in solving watershed health problems related to grazing land use at the watershed scale. Applying an appropriate range of quantitative interpretive techniques and geographically-based methods, including physical, statistical, and landscape modeling methods to the analysis of the effects of grazing land conservation practices. Expanding knowledge on the watershed health of grazing land watersheds to better inform decision-making for and management of grazing land watersheds.
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