The Horticultural Research Institute is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability.
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is now accepting research project proposals designed to improve green industry efficiencies and profitability. Proposals for the 2015 grant cycle are due no later than June 1, 2014.
Researchers are encouraged to submit proposals for research in the areas of horticultural marketing and consumer purchasing practices, pest and disease management and control, and sustainable production and environmental resource management. Projects may include, but are not limited to:
Applicants are also encouraged to present projects that are collaborative research efforts and demonstrate a return on investment for all sectors of the horticulture industry. Grant awards typically range from $5,000 to $35,000.
For more information or to view the grant application, visit the HRI website .