Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission

Wenatchee, Washington

Currently there are two open RFP's:

  • Pear
  • Technology

Each are identified below and each have separate deadlines.  Contact Kathy Coffey (509-665-8271, ext.2 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

Technology

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, is accepting pre-proposals for new funding consideration for the 2017 Technology Research Review. The Review will be held at the Washington Cattlemen’s Association in Ellensburg, WA February 2, 2017. 

All pre-proposals must be submitted using the "TECHNOLOGY Pre-proposal form"under the "Proposals and Reports" drop-down list on this site. Please make sure to use the technology form which can be found at the bottom of the page. Complete the required information and submit via email to me by the deadline date.

Pre-proposal files will be compiled and distributed to technology committee members for review and vote.  By December 15, 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-proposal submission deadline: December 1 – 5:00pm PST
2. Deadline for submission of approved proposals plus continuing & final reports: January 12, 2017 – 5:00pm PST
3. PowerPoint show submission: January 30 - 5:00pm PST

 

Pear

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, on behalf of the Pear Marketing Order #927 is accepting pre-proposals for new funding consideration for the 2017 NW Pear Research Review. The Review will be held at the Best Western Hotel in Hood River, OR February 16, 2017. 

The pear research subcommittee committee completed a survey of research priority needs for the coming year. As a result, research Chair Bob Gix created a priority summary which I have attached for your reference.  The committee will take this information into consideration when reviewing pre-proposals, but will consider other researchable topics as well.

All pre-proposals must be submitted using the pre-proposal form which can be found under the "Proposals and Reports" drop-down list on this site. Complete the required information and submit via email to 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 research subcommittee members for review and vote. By December 16, 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-proposal submission deadline: December 1 – 5:00pm PST 
2. Deadline for submission of approved proposals plus continuing & final reports: January 20, 2017 – 5:00pm PST
3. PowerPoint show submission: February 13 - 5:00pm PST

2017_PEAR_RESEARCH_PRIORITIES.pdf