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The Horticulture Innovation Lab at UC Davis invites innovators to apply for new Trellis Fund grants, which provide funds of up to $4,000 to 6-month projects relating to vegetable and fruit production. 

Project proposals may address horticultural crop production, irrigation, plant nutrition, pest management, postharvest practices or marketing issues in relation to fruits and vegetables. Once projects are selected, the Trellis Fund will connect organizations with U.S. graduate students who have related agricultural expertise to help support the project.

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Learn more and apply by April 3 here!

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Are you passionate about creating affordable agricultural technologies? Would you like to be part of an exciting stage of development for a growing social enterprise? 

Khethworks, a social enterprise based in India that creates solar-powered irrigation systems that enable farmers to farm year round, is now hiring for multiple positions! This is an exciting opportunity to join the Khethworks team in working towards sustainable agricultural development that is truly beneficial for smallholder farmers. 

Learn more about and apply for the Senior Electronics Designer position here!

Learn more and fill out the application for the Senior Mechanical Designer position here.

Learn more about the Supply Chain Manager position here.

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Interested in applying human-centered design to agricultural innovation? Do you have an idea or innovation that seeks to address problems facing agricultural development? Consider applying for the Agricultural Innovation Challenge, which offers grants from $5,000 to $150,000 for innovations that reduce agricultural waste and improve the livelihoods of small scale farmers. Categories include innovations that improve access to markets, ensure farmers' access to relevant information, utilize new technological methods, and provide financial services. 

Learn more and apply by May 2 here!

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Securing Water for Food has announced its fourth call for innovations! Submit your game-changing innovation to increase water availability and promote efficient use in agriculture before October 10.

Awardees will receive between $100,000 and $2 million in funding and acceleration support to bring their innovations to scale. Awardees must continually demonstrate their progress through milestone-based funding.

Learn more and apply today! 

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