Funds designated for this area would support the tremendous need for scientific research in the areas of production and marketing of livestock to provide the consumer an economical, wholesome product. Areas of research include but are not limited to:

Livestock production
     Topics for research might include growth stimulants, branding and inspection of animals and safe handling techniques.

Marketing and economics
     Topic might include meat pricing, supply and demand factors and foreign markets.

     Areas of research for this topic include computer programs, management analysis and the effects of regulations and laws on efficient livestock production.