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Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund Ltd.
Pencil Sketch of ACIDF a short history and background of our company.
Alberta’s crop sector is successful, thanks to you, the agriculture community. We welcome proposals that ensure the greatest benefit to Alberta farmers in the areas listed below.  - Pests/Diseases/Surveillance - Agronomy/CTF - Varieties/Genetics - Precommercialization product development - NIRS and feed efficiency  For a more details and ideas for proposals click here and please visit the business section in the library. Research Priorities The Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund (ACIDF) is preparing to fund a significant amount of agronomic research in 2014-15. In recent months, we’ve been asking producers, researchers, agronomists and others which areas they consider the highest priority for that work. Find out what they have been saying by clicking on the following links: - Research priorities for beekeepers in Alberta - Research priorities for irrigated crop production in Alberta - Research priorities for greenhouse production in Alberta - Effectively Managing and Maximizing the Benefits of Crop Inputs  - Knowledge Transfer - Integrated Pest Management - Tillage, Harvest and Residue Management Practices - Continued Support for Plant Breeding - Water and Moisture Management - Seeding Practices - Soil Health - Precision Agriculture and Data Management Feeding Initiative ACIDF is managing an $8 million grant program sponsored by ALMA. This program is to increase feed efficiency, identification of feed quality and feed competitiveness in Alberta. Require more information click here or the button in the header. In our fall newsletter learn more about the following: Dean Spaner’s new wheat varieties and the pulse team approach with Linda Hall, Robyne                 Bowness and Syama Chatterton Discover how Bedrock Environmental research transforms efficiency of building site restoration. Visit their website at http://www.bedrockseedbank.com/Planting_Matrix.html   and  just how much damage do these root maggots really  do?
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ACIDF has both applications and interim reporting forms available for your convenience. Click applications in the menu at the top or the buttons below. Deadlines for accepting applications: April 15th is the deadline for accepting proposals to be reviewed by June. Anything after and before Sept 1 will be reviewed in October.
July 2014- Letters of Intent  opens. Closes Sept 25 2014 For updates go to www.funding consortium.ca Funding Consortium
The Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund Ltd. (ACIDF) is a private not-for-profit company owned by organizations in Alberta’s crop industry. We invest in research, development and pre-commercialization projects and activities to the benefit of producers and industry in the province. Supported primarily by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, the company manages five investment initiatives. Our portfolio ranges from basic sciences through to support for product development and manufacturing process. The major portion of investment is targeted at production issues and applied sciences with strong emphasis on applied technology that benefit agricultural crop producers.
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Photos courteous of the late Lloyd Dosdall 
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