NATIONAL PORK BOARD

Request for Proposals
General Call 2017

The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with these categories:

ANIMAL SCIENCE –Animal Science
ANIMAL SCIENCE – Heavy Market Pig
ANIMAL SCIENCE – Sow Lifetime Productivity
ANIMAL SCIENCE – Swine Nutrition
ANIMAL WELFARE
HUMAN NUTRITION – (from pre-approved Letters of Intent only)
PORK QUALITY
PORK SAFETY – Post-Harvest
PUBLIC HEALTH – Antibiotic Use & Resistance
PUBLIC HEALTH – Influenza
PUBLIC HEALTH – MRSA
PUBLIC HEALTH – Other Zoonotic Diseases
PUBLIC HEALTH – Worker Health and Safety
SUSTAINABILITY – Environmental Footprint
SUSTAINABILITY – Water Use/conservation
SWINE HEALTH – Foreign Animal Disease
SWINE HEALTH – General Swine Disease