Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

Wenatchee, Washington

CHERRY

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission and Oregon Sweet Cherry Commission is accepting pre-proposals for new funding consideration for the 2015 NW Cherry Research Review. The Review will be held November 13-14, 2014 at the Best Western Hotel in Hood River, WA.

The deadline date for pre-proposal submission is September 15, 2014 at 5:00pm PST. After the deadline, all pre-proposals will be compiled and sent to the research subcommittee for review and vote. By September 24, researchers will be notified if they are invited to present their full proposal at the Review. Please follow the pre-proposal formatting which can be found on this website under the "Proposals and Reports" heading. Note: WSU researchers are required to send pre-propopsals through ARC and not directly to WTFRC. WSU's internal deadline is generally 2-3 days prior to the WTFRC deadline. Please contact Carrie Johnston at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Important dates to remember:
September 15 5:pm PST:  deadline for cherry pre-proposals
September 24: Researchers notified of vote outcome
October 22 5:pm PST: Deadline all new proposals. continuing and final reports
November 10 5pm PST: Deadline for PPT shows

Washington and Oregon research committees participated in a survey to prioritize research issues for 2015.  This prioritzation list will be taken into consdieration when reviewing pre-proposal and funding requests.  The results of this survey is available to view or download by clicking on the link below. For further information or help, please contact Kathy Coffey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling (509)665-8271, ext. 2.

2015__cherry_survey_summary_final.xlsx