Pig industry grants announced
Iowa attorney general Tom Miller announced that grant
funds totaling $1 million over the next ten years are available for projects
that advance and enhance pig production in Iowa, US.
Smithfield Foods is paying $100,000 per year for ten years for the
's office, in collaboration with Smithfield and two legislators, will
evaluate proposals and award $100,000 before the end of this year to projects
that demonstrate financial need and will promote pig production in Iowa in an
Proposals, aimed at themes like the environment, profitability, contract
feeding, independent producers and market information, can be sent in until
December 1, 2006.
Smithfield also agreed to pay $1,000,000 to Iowa State University for a
ten-year environmental training programme, and $240,000 over a four-year period
to fund Smithfield-Luter Scholarships at Iowa State University.
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