Research

Texas Corn Producers Board is accepting research funding proposals for the 2020 fiscal year. Following the research priority areas listed below, TCPB’s research committee will evaluate all proposals this fall and present them to the board in January 2020. Complete funding details are provided in the Request for Proposals (RFP) below.

Request for Research Proposals

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Research Priorities

Biological Controls

Disease | Fertility | Insects

Irrigation

System Efficiency Improvements: Water & Power | Water Volume Monitoring Alternatives | Crop Management: Timing of Irrigation

Production & Management

Disease | Fumonisin | Integrated Pest Management | Sustainability / Crop System Management | Weeds

Policy

Conservation Title Implementation | Farm bill: Implementation & Evaluation of Producer Options | Insurance: Policy Selection | Tax Implications

Corn Breeding

Disease & Insect Resistance | Drought | Heat Tolerance | Silage Quality

Investing in Innovation

By investing checkoff dollars in cutting-edge research programs, Texas Corn Producers Board is funding the future of corn farming. The checkoff board is supporting research that increases yields, while conserving natural resources, focusing our efforts on research related to sustainable agriculture. In addition, the board is prioritizing research related to financial impacts of policy implementation and seeing what most affects the farmers’ bottom line. For more information about TCPB research, please email research@texascorn.org.

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