Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

Wenatchee, Washington

Request for Pre-Proposals:  Apple Crop Protection and Apple Horticulture/Postharvest
The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission is accepting pre-proposals for new funding consideration for both the 2018 Apple Crop Protection and Apple Horticulture/Postharvest Research Reviews. The Reviews will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in Pasco, January 24-26, 2018. The committees updated their industry surveys of research priorities.  These priorities can be accessed by clicking the links below.  Committee members will take these research priorities into consideration when reviewing pre-proposals.

All pre-proposals must be submitted using the pre-proposal form which can be found on this website at http://treefruitresearch.org/proposals-reports/pre-proposals . Complete the required information and submit via email to Kathy Coffey (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  by the deadline date. Pre-proposal files will be compiled and distributed to committee members for review and ranking. (Note: pre-proposal submissions are for new proposals only. Continuing and final reports do not require pre-proposal submission.) By November 20, researchers will be notified whether or not they are invited to present their full proposal at the Review.

Here are important dates to remember:

1. Pre-proposals submission deadline: November 2 – 5:00pm PST
2. Deadline for submission of approved proposals AND continuing & final reports: January 4 – 5:00pm PST
3. PowerPoint show submission: January 17 - 5:00pm PST

2018 Apple Crop Protection Research Priorities

2018 Apple Horticulture_Postharvest Research Priorities

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Kathy:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 509-665-8271, ext. 2