Canola Council of Canada: Request for Letters of Intent 2019 Canola Agronomic Research Program


Funded by Alberta Canola, SaskCanola and the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and administered by the Canola Council of Canada.


Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP)


The objective of the CARP Program is to help canola growers increase yield, increase profitability and reduce production risk while enhancing sustainability through quality grower group-funded research and effective technology transfer. In order to achieve these goals, Canola Council of Canadao is soliciting 2019 CARP Letters of Intent (LOIs) on behalf of the three provincial canola grower associations.

The 2019 CARP research priorities document offers a list of priority areas for project applications (please see the attached document for further detail on each priority):

  • Disease
  • Fertility/Soil Health
  • Integrated Pest Management & Sustainability
  • Harvest and Storage Management

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Projects must begin on April 1, 2019 


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

External Deadline

Researchers are to submit their LOI directly to the sponsor. All submissions should be sent to the attention of Gail Hoskins, CCC Crop Production Administrator and CARP Coordinator at:

Internal Deadline

Researchers invited to submit a full proposal to the Canola Council of Canada will be notified within three weeks of submission of the LOI. Researchers must submit their full proposal and signed OR-5 to a minimum of one week in advance of the sponsor's deadline.

Information For Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least five days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the Office of Research (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR-5 Form).


PDF icon 2019 CARP Research Priorities137.65 KB
File 2019 CARP LOI Template503.67 KB
For Questions, please contact

Canola Council of Canada
Gail Hoskins
CCC Crop Production Administrator and CARP Coordinator

Office of Research

Kristin Gibson, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56257

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