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Project Title: Food Quality Protection Act - Growing Sustainable Agriculture


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Grant ID Number:X8 - 96984001-0
EPA Region:EPA R9AAShip:R09 - Region 9
Division/Office:Communities and Ecosystems DivisionLab/Office: CED
CFDA:66.716Media:Multi-Media
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Authority:
Recipient Name: CA Minor Crops Council
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:CACong District:Statewide
DUNS:140414454
Competition Status:
Award Date:09/26/2006Cum Award:$35,000
Project Start:10/01/2006Project End:10/31/2008

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Food Quality Protection Act - Growing Sustainable Agriculture
This project will identify field practices from two bodies of knowledge--reduced risk management and conservation techniques--and integrate the elements that overlap into a "agricultural sustainability" framework that specialty growers can use on the ground. The goal of this work is to increase grower understanding of which reduced-risk practices are contained in each of the two approaches and how to practically integrate them into their growing practices. To accomplish this, specialty crop growers as well as members of the environmental and regulatory communities will attend a workshop to develop this framework. This award provides EPA funding in the amount of $35,000 for these activities.




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Project Officer Cindy Wire 415-947-4242
Grant Specialist GwenL Brown 415-972-3661

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