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Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board Now Accepting Grant Proposals

The Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board is accepting grant proposals for rice research and promotion through Jan. 25, 2024.

Proposals for promotional activities should:

  • State the goals and objectives of the promotional activity.
  • State the expected benefits to the Arkansas rice industry from the proposed promotional efforts.
  • Seek to promote generic rice and non-specific business entities.
  • Explain how the entity will be accountable for its use of the requested funds.
  • Present audited financial statements.

Funds cannot be used to duplicate activities funded by other programs.

Rice research proposals should:

  • State the goals and objectives of the proposed research.
  • State the expected benefits to the Arkansas rice industry from the proposed research.
  • Explain how the entity will be accountable for its use of the requested funds.
  • Present audited financial statements.

Proposals should be submitted to Cynthia Edwards electronically at cynthia.edwards@agriculture.arkansas.gov or by mail at 1 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 by 5 p.m. Jan. 25, 2024.

A funding goal of $2.8 million for research proposals has been established by the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board. The amount available for proposals for promotional activities will be established at the board’s Feb. 1, 2024 meeting.

For more information about the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board, go to https://arkrice.org.


This information is provided by Arkansas Department of Agriculture.

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