OPVC Competitive Grant Program

The Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission (OPVC) supports research on the following vegetables crops: snap beans, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, and sweet corn. Research is funded based on a per-ton assessments collected on vegetables produced in the state. Every year, the OPVC awards money for research projects aimed at addressing issues relevant to the processed vegetable industry.

Eleven commission members made up of producers, handlers, processors, and a member of the public will evaluate and select research proposals to fund based on their importance to the industry and the merit of proposed research.

Progress and final research reports are due December 21, 2017 and the presentation of research results to the commission are given in January (date TBD)

Important dates

Deadline for written proposals: January 25, 2018

 

Guidelines

See attached documents below for author instructions and formatting for proposals and research reports.

 

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OPVC FY18 Proposal and FY17 Report guidelines.pdf315.92 KB