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CDFA accepting pre-proposals for 2024 Fertilizer Research and Education Program grant cycle

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is now accepting pre-proposals for the 2024 grant cycle.  FREP’s competitive grant program funds proposals that advance fertilization and irrigation practices and minimize environmental impacts of … Continue reading

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Registration, call for posters open for 31st annual FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference

Registration is now open for the 31st Annual Nutrient Management Conference, hosted by the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and Western Plant Health (WPH). This year’s conference will be held at the DoubleTree … Continue reading

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Conserving Natural Resources: Nitrogen and Irrigation Initiative offers farmer support in seven county offices

As part of the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s work to support efforts that improve agriculture’s effect on the environment and encourage wise stewardship of water and natural resources, CDFA announces that work is progressing in the Nitrogen and … Continue reading

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Fertilizer research blog highlights project’s assessment of nitrogen content to improve Central Valley crop management

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) just posted a Research Update blog that highlights a project funded by FREP’s annual grant program. Project Title: Assessment of Harvested and Sequestered Nitrogen Content to … Continue reading

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CDFA awards $650,000 for research and education projects to improve irrigation and nutrient management

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is announcing $653,067 in grant funding for three projects to advance California growers’ understanding and implementation of improved nitrogen and irrigation management practices. This funding is … Continue reading

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Apply by Aug. 26 to fill vacancies on Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces three vacancies on the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board. The board advises the CDFA secretary on CDFA’s Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP), which ensures fertilizing materials are safe, effective and meet quality … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting concept proposals for 2022 Fertilizer Research and Education Program Grant cycle

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is now accepting concept proposals for the 2022 grant cycle. FREP’s competitive grant program funds research that advances fertilization practices and minimizes environmental impacts of fertilizing materials. The … Continue reading

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FREP blog offers recap of 2021 FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference

The 29th Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and Western Plant Health (WPH) Nutrient Management Conference was held in San Luis Obispo, CA, October 27-28, 2021. The conference had more than 100 attendees, including crop consultants, growers, industry representatives, researchers and … Continue reading

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CDFA Secretary Karen Ross welcomes Nutrient Management Conference attendees

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CDFA awards $4.14 million for research and education to improve nutrient management practices

SACRAMENTO, October 25, 2021 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is announcing $4.14 million in grant funding to agricultural organizations and universities. The funding includes $3 million for the University of California, … Continue reading

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