Canola Council of Canada
Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP)
For More Information
Additional information regarding priority areas for project submissions as well as the Canola Council of Canada’s priorities for research and innovation can be found at the following links:
The Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP) is funded by Alberta Canola, SaskCanola and the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and is administered by the Canola Council of Canada (CCC). This program has supported canola agronomic research since 1985. 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.
The 2020 CARP research priorities document offers a list of priority areas for project applications:
- Integrated Pest Management
- Harvest and Storage Management
- Stand Establishment
- Fertility Management
Notifications and requests for Full Proposals will be sent to applicants.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
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: email@example.com.
Researchers can expect to be notified regarding the outcome of the LOI within three weeks of submission. Those researchers who are invited to full proposal should notify Kristin Gibson in the Office of Research Services. An OR5 form and a copy of the full-proposal will be due to the Office of Research Services one week prior to the deadline established by the Canola Council of Canada.
How to Apply
This is a two-stage application process:
- Letters of Intent (LOI): Researchers are to submit their LOI directly to the sponsor. Please utilize this template for submission of your LOI noting that collaboration with multiple organizations is welcome and encouraged. All submissions should be sent to the attention of Gail Hoskins, CCC Crop Production Administrator and CARP Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Researchers are not required to submit their LOI to the Office of Research for approval before submission to the sponsor, however Researchers are asked to send a copy of their LOI to the Office of Research for information purposes only (no OR-5 required at the LOI stage).
- Full Proposal: Researchers invited to submit a full proposal must submit their full proposal to the Office of Research two weeks in advance of the sponsor's deadline, along with a signed OR-5.