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.
Request for Proposals – General Call 2015
DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 18th – 5:00 pm CST
The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with:
ANIMAL SCIENCE – Animal Science PORK SAFETY – Pre-Harvest
ANIMAL SCIENCE – Swine Nutrition PORK QUALITY – Pork Quality
ANIMAL WELFARE - Animal Welfare PUBLIC HEALTH – Public Health
ENVIRONMENT – Water Use/Conservation SWINE HEALTH – General Swine Disease
ENVIRONMENT – Manure Storage/Application
Please read carefully the individual solicitation descriptions for project proposals. Click Here for full RFP. 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 email@example.com 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 Tuesday, November 18th.
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.