CA Dry Bean Advisory Board Request for Research Proposals

Dec 17, 2019

The California Dry Bean Advisory Board (CDBAB) is requesting applied research proposals for 2020. This commodity-based research request is sponsored by the CA Dry Bean Marketing Order, under the guidance of the CA Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The Board has supported applied research by University programs for many years.

Please review the list of applied research priorities that were developed by the Dry Bean Advisory Board for 2020, and use the attached grant application template. In particular, the board is looking for projects in food science, developing new products for consumers using California beans.

For information on dry bean production in California, please see the UC crop production manuals. Reports for previously funded CDBAB projects are available here

Please share this call for proposals with colleagues and others who might be interested in dry bean research. Proposals are due by Friday, February 7, 2020. Progress reports for projects funded by the dry bean industry in 2019 will also be due Friday, February 7, 2020.

Please submit proposals and final reports electronically to: Rachael Long, The final report will be uploaded to the UC Dry Bean publication database.

If you have any questions, please contact Rachael Long or Michelle Leinfelder-Miles (, UC co-liaisons to the CDBAB.

By Rachael Freeman Long
Author - Farm Advisor for Field Crops, Pest Management
By Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
Author - Farm Advisor

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