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Funding Focus: Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board

The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) is seeking project proposals that are supportive of the WSMB strategic mission statement. WSMB invites a variety of proposals to address issues from many different disciplines.

WSMB will undoubtedly continue to fund many of the traditional programs that are supportive of WSMB’s mission. If you or others in your department would are interested in this opportunity, you can view the full request for proposals and submission information at www.cals.wisc.edu/research/funding/DisplayOpp.php?OppID=333. Applications are due to CALS Research Division (146 Agricultural Hall) by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 9, 2009. WSMB looks forward to working with all interested parties in the development of projects and programs that support the needs of Wisconsin’s soybean farmers.

WSMB is funded through a checkoff assessment of 0.5 percent of the net market price of Wisconsin grown soybeans. Funding for these projects is made possible through the National Soybean Checkoff. The checkoff is regulated by USDA’s federal marketing order. Principal investigators would be contractors of the WSMB and any project records are subject to audit by an accountant or other agent of the WSMB and USDA.

If there are any questions, please contact Robert Karls at (608) 274-7522 or at karls@wisoybean.org.

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