- Research Hub
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, has moved to an online portal, BeefGrants, for managing the grants process and to facilitate the submission and review of grant materials. All portal users will need to log in or set up an account to submit their proposal(s).
The interim report is submitted via an online form within BeefGrants. The following fields are required:
There are 5 short form questions submitted via an online form within BeefGrants. The following fields are required:
What are the key takeaways of this project?
In 2-3 sentences each, how would you explain the results of this project to:
The final report will be uploaded to BeefGrants. Complete a full project report that is comprehensive and technical in nature. This is the traditional final report required by NCBA every year. This full report will not be shared with any outside audiences. There is no minimum/maximum page length required for this report. Please use your best judgment.
Select one of the following journals (or a similar journal), include each section required by the selected journal, and follow the formatting of the selected journal. Included is a link to the web page where author instructions can be found. Authors should indicate in the report which journal they followed. The goal of this approach is to give authors a head start on a manuscript (even if it will not be submitted immediately) versus asking authors to complete a final technical report with formatting requirements that are completely different than common journals. This does not need to be the final manuscript.
Complete a brief executive summary of the project suitable for an audience with little scientific background. Following review, this summary will be posted online at: beefresearch.org as a completed project summary. The target length is two to three pages (maximum = 3 pages). Required Sections:
Respond to each item to provide additional information needed by NCBA to fully explain project outcomes and to provide correct funding acknowledgment. Required Sections:
This document must be submitted within 30 days of the established contract end date. We reserve the right to refuse/reject the report if deemed inadequate. Final payment may be withheld if all requirements are not met on time. Please do not share full technical reports with others.
Note: When reporting on this project or presenting/publishing project results, credit funding to The Beef
Checkoff. Use the following terminology exactly: “Funded by National Cattlemen's Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff” or “Funded in part by National Cattlemen's Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef
Checkoff.” Please note that this acknowledgment language is different than that used several years ago that
credited America’s Beef Producers. Please visit Beef Checkoff Acknowledgment Guidelines for more information.