The Agricultural Research Initiative (ARI) announces a call for proposals for FY 2009-2010. The primary goal of the ARI at Cal Poly Pomona is to stimulate and enhance research in areas that benefit California agriculture. The ARI research program awards grants up to $150,000 per year for each of three years and requires matching funds to qualify. Visit the ARI website at http://www.cpp.edu/~ari/researchers.shtml to download the RFP and to read more about the ARI program and the type of research that qualifies for funding. The proposal deadline is 5 p.m. on Jan. 12.