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California Department of Food and Agriculture

Media Contacts: Steve Lyle (CDFA), 916-654-0462 , officeofpublicaffairs@cdfa.ca.gov

California Department of Food and Agriculture
Release #22-155

CDFA EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR BIFS AND PROACTIVE IPM GRANT APPLICATIONS

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SACRAMENTO, November 1, 2022 – The deadline for the Biologically Integrated Farming Systems (BIFS) and Proactive Integrated Pest Management Solutions grant programs has been extended from October 31, 2022 to November 11, 2022. The application period will close at 5pm PST on November 11, 2022.

For a full timeline of dates and other important information for applicants, please visit the BIFS or Proactive webpages or contact Office of Pesticide Consultation and Analysis (OPCA) staff at cdfa.eo_oefi_opca@cdfa.ca.gov

OPCA is part of CDFA’s Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation and provides consultation to the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) on pesticide regulatory matters. OPCA’s consultative activities focus on potential pesticide regulatory impacts and pest management alternatives that may mitigate or prevent such impacts on production agriculture. OPCA staff is also involved in other projects relating to pesticide use and alternatives. Visit the Office of Pesticide Consultation and Analysis website for additional information.

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