USDA's National Plant Germplasm System is offering $20,000 to $30,000 grants for evaluation projects. Proposals should be submitted through a crop germplasm committee for consideration. Selection criteria include scientific merit, national need for evaluation data, likelihood of success, and likelihood that eval data will be entered into the System's GRIN-Global database and shared with the user community. Evaluation proposals should use this format

Send Herbaceous Ornamentals proposals to HOCGC Chair Shaun Broderick by March 8.

Woody Landscape proposals to WLPCGC Chair Kim Shearer by March 15.