Each year the National Pork Board solicits research proposals dealing with pork production (environment, swine health) and pork products (quality, safety & nutrition). The documents below list specific areas of solicitation and serve as a record of research funding priorities for the past three years. Please contact the National Pork Board for more information on our research solicitation process.
SPRING 2014 RFP
DEADLINE: Wednesday, May 21st – 5:00 p.m. CDT
The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with:
|ANIMAL WELFARE - Animal Welfare
HUMAN NUTRITION - Human Nutrition
PORK SAFETY – Pre-Harvest
PORK QUALITY - Pork Quality
SWINE HEALTH - PRRS
Please read carefully the individual solicitation descriptions for project proposals. If you have questions related directly to the description of a specific solicitation, contact the staff member listed in charge of the program area. For questions on the submission process, contact Bev Everitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515/223-2750.
To be considered for committee review, all proposals must be submitted via the website by 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, May 21st. See www.pork.org for links. Proposals will be reviewed by both technical advisors and pork producers prior to the committee selection meetings. Final funding is subject to approval by the National Pork Board and USDA.
- Proposal selection will occur in July 2014.
- Notification of grant awards will be done in August 2014.
- Project funding will begin October 1, 2014.
- Requests for second-year funding must be resubmitted.
Click here to review Request for Proposals