California Crop Improvement Association
The California Crop Improvement Association (CCIA), a nonprofit corporation, is officially recognized as the seed certifying agency under the California Seed Law. The mission of CCIA is to provide services and support research that promotes the improvement, production, distribution and use of superior quality seeds and other agricultural products.
Request for Proposals
The California Crop Improvement Association (CCIA) is requesting alfalfa, beans, and small grains research proposals for 2017-18. Please send your research proposals to Department Chair Joe DiTomaso by April 3, 2017. The proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by CCIA Research Advisory Committees. The CCIA Board of Directors will award research grants at their June meeting. If you received CCIA funding last year, you must complete the Comprehensive Annual Research Report form. Proposals for continuing grants will not be accepted by the CCIA unless a progress report is submitted along with your proposal.
Request for Proposals (pdf).
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