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USDA Program Solicitation - Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I

July 15, 2016

Request for Applications

USDA FY 2017 Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I

2017_SBIR Phase 1 RFA final.pdf

The FY 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Request for Application (attached) is now available for public viewing.  The RFA can also be found at the links below.

NIFA Funding Opportunity Page:

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USDA Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program

January 21, 2016

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January 20, 2016

Federal Register notice

USDA Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)

USDA Farm Service Agency/Commodity Credit Corporation (FSA/CCC) Federal Register Notice is "Information Collection Request; Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program and Report of Acreage"

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AgriLife Extension website offers aquaculture 'one stop shop'

January 28, 2015

COLLEGE STATION – From alligators to water gardens and fish to oysters, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s new Aquaculture Fisheries and Pond Management website has those topics covered and more, said the site’s creator.

Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist, said he and others are currently gathering aquaculture, fisheries and pond management publications and funneling them into one handy location at http://fisheries.tamu.edu/ .

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Online Fish Health Certificate Program for Producers

October 7, 2014

Development of an online Fish Health Certificate Program for producers that will provide them with relevant risk assessment and management principles and practices to reduce losses due to fish diseases is now complete.   Part one of the fish health certificate program included the development of a six module web-based learning program. The modules contain information about:

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USDA Beginning Farmer/Rancher Grant Opportunity

October 7, 2014

SBIR targets the entrepreneurial sector because that is where most innovation and innovators thrive. However, the risk and expense of conducting serious R&D efforts are often beyond the means of many small businesses. By reserving a specific percentage of federal R&D funds for small business, SBIR protects the small business and enables it to compete on the same level as larger businesses. SBIR funds the critical startup and development stages and it encourages the commercialization of the technology, product, or service, which, in turn, stimulates the U.S. economy.

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