Dry Bean Health Research Program
August 21, 2008
The Northarvest Bean Growers Association, North Dakota Dry Bean Council, and
Minnesota Dry Bean Research Promotion Council discussed 08/09 program and budget business July 10-11, in Ottertail, Minnesota. One of the outcomes of the meeting was the establishment of the Dry Bean Health Research Program. The program provides up to $100,000 in grant funding for research into dry beans and human health. Top researchers from across the country have been invited to apply for the grants. Applications to the program are due by October 24, 2008. Selected applicants will then be required to submit full grant proposals to the National Institutes of Health by February 5, 2009.