Proposals sought for rice research grants

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The Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board is accepting grant proposals for rice research and promotion through January 25.

A funding goal of $2.8 million for research proposals has been established by the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. The amount available for proposals for promotional activities will be established at the board’s February 1 meeting.

Proposals for promotional activities should state the goals and objectives of the promotional activity. The expected benefits to the Arkansas rice industry from the proposed promotional efforts should be clearly defined.

The proposals should also seek to promote generic rice and non-specific business entities and explain how the entity will be accountable for its use of the requested funds. Applicants should present audited financial statements.

Funds cannot be used to duplicate activities funded by other programs.

Rice research proposals should state the goals and objectives of the proposed research. It should outline the expected benefits to the Arkansas rice industry from the proposed research and explain how the entity will be accountable for its use of the requested funds. Applicants should present audited financial statements.

Proposals should be submitted to Cynthia Edwards electronically at [email protected] or by mail at 1 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 by 5:00 p.m. on Jan. 25.