AGRI Crop Research Grant Program

Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)

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Anticipated deadline: Nov 26, 2020 2:00pm PST

Grant amount: Up to US $250,000

Fields of work: Agricultural Crops Agricultural Economics

Applicant type: For-Profit Business, College / University, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Research

Location of project: Minnesota

Location of residency: Minnesota

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AGRI Crop Research Grant Program

AGRI Crop Research Grants are intended to generate applied crop research that will improve agricultural product quality, quantity, or value.

Funding Priorities

Applied crop research projects that have near term (three to seven years) benefits for Minnesota agriculture are eligible for funding. Research projects must be conducted in Minnesota.

Preference will be given to projects with:

  • research on crops that have limited access to other research funds;
  • in-kind support from an organization that is participating in the project or an have investment in the research from other sources; and
  • outreach to underserved agricultural producers.

Amount Available

The MDA anticipates awarding up to $1,050,000 in competitive grants in Fiscal Year 2020.

The maximum grant award is $250,000 per project. Projects can last up to three year.

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