Fiscal Year Program Planning Schedule
February/March: MBIC Board and staff review producer attitude survey and begin critical thinking process concerning current FY programs, discussing what works and what doesn't.
May: Board sets program priorities and begins to formulate budget plans. Staff sends out requests for proposals based on program priorities.
June 15: All proposals due.
June/July: Staff receives proposals and begins initial screening for applicability to Act and Order and MBIC Board's program priorities. Staff presents program plans, and/or proposals to Board for consideration and approval. Vendors with large program proposals present to Board for consideration and approval. Staff and Board consider overall budget and how each program/activity fits.
September: Staff prepares final budget and program plan for board approval, and for submission to Cattlemen's Beef Board compliance officer.
October: Staff begins to implement new FY program plan.
The Missouri Beef Industry Council is currently accepting proposals that will provide a platform to engage consumers about the health benefits of beef for our Fiscal Year 2014 (Fiscal Year is Oct 1, 013 through Sept 30, 2014).
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