The NPGA funds ongoing research aimed at finding better varieties and improving production practices. This continued investment over the long-term results in improved quality and production. Research funds are also directed at combating weeds, disease and insects which can cause severe economic hardships to producers across the region.
The NPGA has more than $200,000 to distribute for the 2019 crop year. Proposals are due in the NPGA office no later than January 22, 2019 and can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or U.S. mail. (to ensure that your proposal is received via email, please include a delivery/read receipt.)
As in years past, each individual submitting proposals will be given an opportunity to breifly discuss their proposed project via conference call/video with the NPGA research committee. Recipients of funding will be contacted immediately following the meeing. Please feel free to distribute this to all interested parties.
2019 Research Review - February 11-15, the Northern Pulse Growers Association and USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council will hold a joint research review in Fargo, ND. Researchers from across the country & Canada presented proposals to industry research committee members. The joint event gave research committee members the opportunity to hear all proposals at one time.
Below is the list of projects funded for the 2018 crop season:
2018 NPGA Funded Research
2017 NPGA Funded Research
2016 NPGA Funded Research
NPGA RFP Required Forms & Format