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Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station

Post Award Project Management

Formula funds must be spent in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the University of Connecticut and the State of Connecticut.  In addition, the Formula funded projects are subject to the provisions of the “Uniform Federal Assistance Regulation 7 CFR Part 3015” and “OMB Circular A-21

Budgets and Allowable Costs

Funds are provided to the PI through a dedicated KFS account.  Funds are distributed based on Department authorization and availability of Federal Funds. 

Budget periods are based on the federal fiscal year and run from October 1 to September 30th.  No expenditures may be incurred before the start date or after the end date of the budget period.  Unused funds from one budget period MAY NOT be carried forward to the next budget period.


Hatch Fund guidelines suggest that the following acknowledgement appear in every publication of material that is based upon or developed under the support of Formula grants:


“This material is based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under ID number  (the recipient should enter the applicable project number here).”

In addition, every publication, excluding articles or papers published in scientific journals, must contain the following disclaimer:


“Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.”


Annual and Final Project Progress Reports are due March 1st for the reporting period of January 1 - December 31 of each project year.

The SAES is required to submit annual and final reports for each approved formula fund project (Hatch, Multistate, Animal Health, McIntire-Stennis) that it maintains.  USDA requires that these reports be submitted to Washington D.C. by March 1st each year.  SAES's responsibility includes review and approval of these reports, as well as the submission to USDA.  The absolute deadline for receipt of Accomplishment Reports for formula fund projects will be February 1 each year.  Annual reports will be accepted anytime between January 1 through February 1.  USDA REEport Progress Report instructions. 

News and Events


Graduate Student Reseach Forum

Save the date: Satuday, March 25th

9am - 3pm Oak Hall

More details here



Grant Announcements:


New grant awards

October-December 2016

SPS full list

Agricultural and Resource Economics:

Tatiana Andreyevea, $14,832. Updating the Rudd Tax Calculator, Healthy Food America


Animal Science:

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, $179,826  Understanding Nutrition Through Biomics, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Mary Anne Amalaradjou $95,013, Listeria Monocytogenes Growth and Survival on Peaches and Nectarines as influenced by Stone Fruit Operations. USDA/NIFA

Dennis D'Amico, $19,788, Determining the Efficacy of Commercial Protective Cultures for the Control of Salmonella and Shiga-Toxin Producing Escherichia Coli in Raw Mike for Cheesemaking, Walker (George) Mile Research Fund



Chet Arnold, $144,138,  Water and Sustainability: Education Curriculum using Online Mapping Tools to Support Teaching and Student Learning, USDA/NIFA

David Dickson, $28,000, Nitrogen Outreach Along the Connecticut Coast, EPA/Long Island Sound Office/ CT DEEP

Tessa L. Getchis, $7,573, Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program, DOC/NOAA/Oceanic and Atmospheric Research/UNH



Douglas Casa, $22,039, Relationship Between Classical Magnet School and University of CT, Hartford Public Schools.

Douglas Casa, $24,999, Relationship SMSA and University of CT, Hartford Public Schools. 

Douglas Casa, $7,573, POLAR  Team Pro Validation and Comparison,   Polar Electro

Natural Resources and the Environment:

Beth A. Lawrence, $85,786, Increasing Biodiversity and Habitat Complexity in Invaded Wetlands., EPA/Loyola University Chicago

Anita Morzillo, $253,054, Attitudes Toward Black Bears and their Management in CT, DOI/US Fish and Wildlife Service/CT Dept of Energy and Eniv.Protection

Nutritional Sciences:

Christopher Blesso, $17,057, Anti-inflammatory and Hypolipidemic Effects of Egg Sphingomyelin for the Prevention of AtherosclerosisL A pilot study, American Egg Board


Paulo Verardi, $413,291, Rapid Development of Replication-controlled Vaccinia Virus Vectors for Vaccines and Therapeutics with Single or Double Safety Features, DHHS/NIH

Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Joan E. Allen, $21,000, Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network, USDA/Dept of Agriculture

Donna R. Ellis, $6,586, Forest Pest Outreach, USDA/APHIS/CT AG Experiment Station

Jason Henderson, $78,323, Organic Turf and No-Pesticide Turf Demonstration Project, CT Dept of Energy and Envir.Protection



How to Join a Multistate Project

Instructions to join a Multistate Project   - Link to directions for viewing project proposals and for creating an Appendix E to authorize participation by your scientist(s) /specialist(s) in the above proposed projects. 

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