Beef Farmers of Ontario
- Animal health and welfare
- Antimicrobial use, resistance and alternatives
- Food safety
- Environmental sustainability
- Producing dairy-beef cross calves that meet market needs
- Abattoir condemnation rates in the province
- Feed efficiency
- Beef quality
- Technologies that accurately measure carcass traits of interest
- 360-degree analysis of plant-based versus livestock-based protein
- Does the proposed project address a current problem or opportunity facing the Ontario beef industry?
- Is the work likely to leverage additional dollars from other sources?
- Is there an opportunity to bring other livestock sectors into the project? Cross-organizational, cross-institutional, and cross-sector collaboration is encouraged.
- Does the proposal include a strong communications plan and, where possible, an economic analysis?
Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
Letters of intent need to be completed electronically through the Livestock Research and Innovation Corporation’s (LRIC) website. Letters of Intent must be received on or before Monday, October 10th, 2022, at 4:30 pm.
Those invited to full proposal must submit their application through the LRIC system.