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2015 WASHINGTON STATE HORT SHOW
111th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo on December 7-9, 2015, Yakima Valley Convention Center.

Day 3, Washington hort show, afternoon summary

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7 hours ago
Napa Valley wineries largely dodge wildfire destruction | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/nPqkQ6tAp6
9 hours ago
Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover https://t.co/Eg7r6x1UGm
9 hours ago
Ferguson joins Pear Bureau | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/JfxPYJ39mn
9 hours ago
Underwood Fruit plans to rebuild after fire | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/NfNZTinUJa
6 days ago
Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/u7QzqCy174
6 days ago
Meet the grower who swears off overhead cooling and sun protectants, and he does not attend university field days. https://t.co/TQRxKWCtew
6 days ago
Good Fruit Grower earns grant for Spanish coverage | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Us6iqFdGXw
7 days ago
How will the wild fires impact Calif wine? We may not know full damage till Spring- LA Times https://t.co/6ZKGlo0wCG
11 days ago
In Napa, wild fires with unusual ferocity still terrorize. Here’s a early report on damage to wine industry there. https://t.co/mEFuOC0nt3
14 days ago
Honeycrisp availability is extending across more months. Is the quality keeping up? https://t.co/xxJMszSd7k
18 days ago
@wsucahnrs How can he bear to wear that? (Sorry, could not resist.)
18 days ago
Video: Use hedge cutters to force canopy back to trunk for light interception and control fruit size and bitter bit. https://t.co/QrjHIgI3HG
18 days ago
What we learned from @iFruitTree outstanding grower education events in Michigan. https://t.co/NPvMpd45Ks
19 days ago
U.S, House bill would revamp H-2A program | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/8OvTiZYRNR
25 days ago
Our friends at the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission are hiring a Special Projects Coordinator. https://t.co/dfBSQugAIH
38 days ago
USApple 2017 forecast: big drop in Midwest, slight drop in West, slight increase in East | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/tYGvuxweks
39 days ago
WA State justices hear arguments on farmworker piece-rate wages | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5VZxvHNLY
40 days ago
Customers are willing to pay a premium only on high quality, fresh sliced pears | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/urT13aL1mN
44 days ago
Michigan’s Cherry Growers Inc. enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection https://t.co/phSU7sP0U0
46 days ago
What Washington growers are watching: Piece-rate details back in court | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/6WiGfLhnak
46 days ago
RT @wsucahnrs: Taste of #fall: Families can press #cider, learn about #apples Saturday at Seattle MOHAI https://t.co/D5hZxVGJAJ https://t.c…
47 days ago
Grower helps develop automated reflective color-fabric roller – Video | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/a0dJsOVn3Y
47 days ago
The Endicott Tree: National treasure hedged in by time and development | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/U3diSBM5Ki
48 days ago
@PearBureau Thanks for the tweet!
51 days ago
Roy Farms uses birds to control birds. The Starling and the Falcon https://t.co/VQT46oaedI #rootedvalley via @rootedyakima
52 days ago
X-ray vision to see ice inside grape buds? Yes it’s possible and a #Cornell researcher is studying freeze tolerance. https://t.co/Nf16VGVzOb
52 days ago
https://t.co/hzVxe1OLA4 - Job Listing - Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Px6PgsyF4W
54 days ago
Yakima grows 74% of U.S. hops. Forecast: 2017 harvest up 12 percent to 97.6m pounds. https://t.co/LjVQEH0BJm
54 days ago
Yakima hop broker cites slowing craft brewery growth for bankruptcy | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/E4l77TlpgN
59 days ago
From our editor in Chicago! USApple crop forecasts expect gains in Northeast, steady in the West #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/tYGvuxweks
59 days ago
RT @sdininny: #usappleoutlook 2017 forecast https://t.co/FJvwlgRXh4
59 days ago
RT @sdininny: 2017 estimates: Europe expecting smallest apple crop in a decade. China expecting another record crop, with increase of 2.7%…
59 days ago
GFG Editor Shannon Dininny continues her live tweets from the USApple meeting in Chicago. #usappleoutlook @US_Apples https://t.co/6MR0AympEU
59 days ago
RT @US_Apples: Good Fruit Grower explores why NAFTA is the hot topic at this year’s #USAppleOutlook conference https://t.co/NX5bHSzOKY
59 days ago
RT @sdininny: Teresa Thorne of Alliance for Food and Farming addressing #USAppleOutlook. 1/10 consumers eat daily recommended fruits and ve…
59 days ago
Our Editor reports: NAFTA is the talk of USApple Outlook conference | Good Fruit Grower #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/73fbldvYuM
59 days ago
European Union predicts down year for apples | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/PqozZAQizy
59 days ago
Unusual property coming on market near Walla Walla | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Owt5W2jmWt
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Nigh: Apple industry a prime example for why it's important to talk both exports and imports regarding NAFTA. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Veronica Nigh, economist for American Farm Bureau Federation, now talking about NAFTA and imports. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Seetin: Looks like in a year or two, Galas could replace Reds in WA production. #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/bsXDct1Lq3
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: By comparison, the newbies. #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/P2Ur1vITrX
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Seetin: Red Delicious production continues to fall. https://t.co/q5eOqbpsb8
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: USApple's Mark Seetin on USDA 2017 crop estimate: 248.7 million 42-pound bushels, down about 7% from 2016 #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Cruickshank: Since NAFTA was signed, US exports to Canada have climbed an average of 4.5% each year, 10% annually to Mexico #…
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: John Cruickshank, consul general for Consulate General of Canada in Chicago, addresses NAFTA as well. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: CORRECTION: Mexico takes one in 4 US apple exports. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: Trade is not about zero sum. It's about growing the pie. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: We believe the sum of NAFTA is better than its parts #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: One of every four apples exported to Mexico, which takes 8 percent of all US apple exports. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: NAFTA the most ambitious trade agreement of its time #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: Mexico is 10th largest exporter, 1st in North America #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: First up: Karen Antebi, economic counselor for Ministry of the Economy of Mexico #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: About 300 attending #USAppleOutlook 2017, which kicks off now.
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: About 300 people attending 2017 #USAppleOutlook, which kicks off now.
60 days ago
Editor @sdininny will be live tweeting from @US_Apples meeting in Chicago. Watch for her tweets here and on our web… https://t.co/STUaggBFUX
61 days ago
Be aware of shortcomings with Malling 9 rootstock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/G5wMXyzRdh
61 days ago
Who’s on your list of innovative tree fruit growers? It should include Allan Bros, as Ross Courtney tells the story. https://t.co/KLG93ujE9v
62 days ago
Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | Good Fruit Grower #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Qb8MMvZszM
62 days ago
Read our in-depth coverage of the 10th World Pear Congress in our August issue. #pears @PearBureau @USApearshttps://t.co/X7mOeISlal
63 days ago
Mike Willett, of Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, looks at how tech has changed the fruit industry. https://t.co/iFq3zJK6Gl
66 days ago
Great day and place to taste #washingtonwine. #fieldinghills #wine https://t.co/0gDIumv7Wc
67 days ago
Meet Tim Akita, a young grower from Dallesport, Washington - YouTube https://t.co/X1JMHe9Tm2
67 days ago
New version of UC Produce Facts app released https://t.co/gvJq4WbUP2
67 days ago
RT @FruitDefender: @goodfruitgrower I sincerely believe mechanization is the future of efficient production
67 days ago
Growers, watch this video to learn about research to prevent sunscald. https://t.co/VatFH0RU8h https://t.co/YHoBmKW40j
68 days ago
@WSUTFRECPhysiol Lee, our magazine is looking for a bilingual person who can write for our magazine. Great opportun… https://t.co/UAS9R4TlME
68 days ago
Please volunteer for install of “Inside Out” images of Yakima people. Way cool for #Yakima. #YakimaValley https://t.co/2QYUqd0phX
69 days ago
Entomologists join WSU for pear IPM project | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Oq2lDBNADD
70 days ago
WSDA discovers first-ever live female gypsy moths in Washington State. https://t.co/2Ga385xmKR
70 days ago
Orchard mechanization gains momentum | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/QRSixl9gtv
73 days ago
Here’s a link to the complete 2017 World Apple and Pear Association apple and pear forecast. https://t.co/ancJp3uDYM
73 days ago
Report: 2017 European pear crop down 1%
73 days ago
Report: European apple forecast down 21 percent.
74 days ago
Northwest pear growers announce 2017 fresh market volume estimate | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/AjaIiEAti8
75 days ago
RT @WSU_Cougar_Pres: I enjoyed visiting with @WaWineSteve tonight in Pullman - I appreciate all he does to promote the WA Wine industry & o…
76 days ago
Washington apple crop expected to be big, but not a record | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/JDdt8z5KGW
76 days ago
Board mulling lower assessments for Oregon brine cherries | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/tWqn7n0B7B
77 days ago
#Pears: The quest for new varieties, cold-hardy rootstock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/GHcgnYMsYF
77 days ago
Overcoming the pear plateau: Interpera 2017 | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/1DPwCPJOSp

Day 3, Washington hort show, morning summary

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7 hours ago
Napa Valley wineries largely dodge wildfire destruction | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/nPqkQ6tAp6
9 hours ago
Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover https://t.co/Eg7r6x1UGm
9 hours ago
Ferguson joins Pear Bureau | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/JfxPYJ39mn
9 hours ago
Underwood Fruit plans to rebuild after fire | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/NfNZTinUJa
6 days ago
Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/u7QzqCy174
6 days ago
Meet the grower who swears off overhead cooling and sun protectants, and he does not attend university field days. https://t.co/TQRxKWCtew
6 days ago
Good Fruit Grower earns grant for Spanish coverage | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Us6iqFdGXw
7 days ago
How will the wild fires impact Calif wine? We may not know full damage till Spring- LA Times https://t.co/6ZKGlo0wCG
11 days ago
In Napa, wild fires with unusual ferocity still terrorize. Here’s a early report on damage to wine industry there. https://t.co/mEFuOC0nt3
14 days ago
Honeycrisp availability is extending across more months. Is the quality keeping up? https://t.co/xxJMszSd7k
18 days ago
@wsucahnrs How can he bear to wear that? (Sorry, could not resist.)
18 days ago
Video: Use hedge cutters to force canopy back to trunk for light interception and control fruit size and bitter bit. https://t.co/QrjHIgI3HG
18 days ago
What we learned from @iFruitTree outstanding grower education events in Michigan. https://t.co/NPvMpd45Ks
19 days ago
U.S, House bill would revamp H-2A program | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/8OvTiZYRNR
25 days ago
Our friends at the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission are hiring a Special Projects Coordinator. https://t.co/dfBSQugAIH
38 days ago
USApple 2017 forecast: big drop in Midwest, slight drop in West, slight increase in East | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/tYGvuxweks
39 days ago
WA State justices hear arguments on farmworker piece-rate wages | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5VZxvHNLY
40 days ago
Customers are willing to pay a premium only on high quality, fresh sliced pears | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/urT13aL1mN
44 days ago
Michigan’s Cherry Growers Inc. enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection https://t.co/phSU7sP0U0
46 days ago
What Washington growers are watching: Piece-rate details back in court | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/6WiGfLhnak
46 days ago
RT @wsucahnrs: Taste of #fall: Families can press #cider, learn about #apples Saturday at Seattle MOHAI https://t.co/D5hZxVGJAJ https://t.c…
47 days ago
Grower helps develop automated reflective color-fabric roller – Video | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/a0dJsOVn3Y
47 days ago
The Endicott Tree: National treasure hedged in by time and development | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/U3diSBM5Ki
48 days ago
@PearBureau Thanks for the tweet!
51 days ago
Roy Farms uses birds to control birds. The Starling and the Falcon https://t.co/VQT46oaedI #rootedvalley via @rootedyakima
52 days ago
X-ray vision to see ice inside grape buds? Yes it’s possible and a #Cornell researcher is studying freeze tolerance. https://t.co/Nf16VGVzOb
52 days ago
https://t.co/hzVxe1OLA4 - Job Listing - Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Px6PgsyF4W
54 days ago
Yakima grows 74% of U.S. hops. Forecast: 2017 harvest up 12 percent to 97.6m pounds. https://t.co/LjVQEH0BJm
54 days ago
Yakima hop broker cites slowing craft brewery growth for bankruptcy | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/E4l77TlpgN
59 days ago
From our editor in Chicago! USApple crop forecasts expect gains in Northeast, steady in the West #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/tYGvuxweks
59 days ago
RT @sdininny: #usappleoutlook 2017 forecast https://t.co/FJvwlgRXh4
59 days ago
RT @sdininny: 2017 estimates: Europe expecting smallest apple crop in a decade. China expecting another record crop, with increase of 2.7%…
59 days ago
GFG Editor Shannon Dininny continues her live tweets from the USApple meeting in Chicago. #usappleoutlook @US_Apples https://t.co/6MR0AympEU
59 days ago
RT @US_Apples: Good Fruit Grower explores why NAFTA is the hot topic at this year’s #USAppleOutlook conference https://t.co/NX5bHSzOKY
59 days ago
RT @sdininny: Teresa Thorne of Alliance for Food and Farming addressing #USAppleOutlook. 1/10 consumers eat daily recommended fruits and ve…
59 days ago
Our Editor reports: NAFTA is the talk of USApple Outlook conference | Good Fruit Grower #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/73fbldvYuM
59 days ago
European Union predicts down year for apples | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/PqozZAQizy
59 days ago
Unusual property coming on market near Walla Walla | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Owt5W2jmWt
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Nigh: Apple industry a prime example for why it's important to talk both exports and imports regarding NAFTA. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Veronica Nigh, economist for American Farm Bureau Federation, now talking about NAFTA and imports. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Seetin: Looks like in a year or two, Galas could replace Reds in WA production. #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/bsXDct1Lq3
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: By comparison, the newbies. #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/P2Ur1vITrX
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Seetin: Red Delicious production continues to fall. https://t.co/q5eOqbpsb8
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: USApple's Mark Seetin on USDA 2017 crop estimate: 248.7 million 42-pound bushels, down about 7% from 2016 #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Cruickshank: Since NAFTA was signed, US exports to Canada have climbed an average of 4.5% each year, 10% annually to Mexico #…
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: John Cruickshank, consul general for Consulate General of Canada in Chicago, addresses NAFTA as well. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: CORRECTION: Mexico takes one in 4 US apple exports. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: Trade is not about zero sum. It's about growing the pie. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: We believe the sum of NAFTA is better than its parts #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: One of every four apples exported to Mexico, which takes 8 percent of all US apple exports. #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: NAFTA the most ambitious trade agreement of its time #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: Antebi: Mexico is 10th largest exporter, 1st in North America #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: First up: Karen Antebi, economic counselor for Ministry of the Economy of Mexico #USAppleOutlook
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: About 300 attending #USAppleOutlook 2017, which kicks off now.
60 days ago
RT @sdininny: About 300 people attending 2017 #USAppleOutlook, which kicks off now.
60 days ago
Editor @sdininny will be live tweeting from @US_Apples meeting in Chicago. Watch for her tweets here and on our web… https://t.co/STUaggBFUX
61 days ago
Be aware of shortcomings with Malling 9 rootstock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/G5wMXyzRdh
61 days ago
Who’s on your list of innovative tree fruit growers? It should include Allan Bros, as Ross Courtney tells the story. https://t.co/KLG93ujE9v
62 days ago
Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | Good Fruit Grower #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Qb8MMvZszM
62 days ago
Read our in-depth coverage of the 10th World Pear Congress in our August issue. #pears @PearBureau @USApearshttps://t.co/X7mOeISlal
63 days ago
Mike Willett, of Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, looks at how tech has changed the fruit industry. https://t.co/iFq3zJK6Gl
66 days ago
Great day and place to taste #washingtonwine. #fieldinghills #wine https://t.co/0gDIumv7Wc
67 days ago
Meet Tim Akita, a young grower from Dallesport, Washington - YouTube https://t.co/X1JMHe9Tm2
67 days ago
New version of UC Produce Facts app released https://t.co/gvJq4WbUP2
67 days ago
RT @FruitDefender: @goodfruitgrower I sincerely believe mechanization is the future of efficient production
67 days ago
Growers, watch this video to learn about research to prevent sunscald. https://t.co/VatFH0RU8h https://t.co/YHoBmKW40j
68 days ago
@WSUTFRECPhysiol Lee, our magazine is looking for a bilingual person who can write for our magazine. Great opportun… https://t.co/UAS9R4TlME
68 days ago
Please volunteer for install of “Inside Out” images of Yakima people. Way cool for #Yakima. #YakimaValley https://t.co/2QYUqd0phX
69 days ago
Entomologists join WSU for pear IPM project | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Oq2lDBNADD
70 days ago
WSDA discovers first-ever live female gypsy moths in Washington State. https://t.co/2Ga385xmKR
70 days ago
Orchard mechanization gains momentum | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/QRSixl9gtv
73 days ago
Here’s a link to the complete 2017 World Apple and Pear Association apple and pear forecast. https://t.co/ancJp3uDYM
73 days ago
Report: 2017 European pear crop down 1%
73 days ago
Report: European apple forecast down 21 percent.
74 days ago
Northwest pear growers announce 2017 fresh market volume estimate | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/AjaIiEAti8
75 days ago
RT @WSU_Cougar_Pres: I enjoyed visiting with @WaWineSteve tonight in Pullman - I appreciate all he does to promote the WA Wine industry & o…
76 days ago
Washington apple crop expected to be big, but not a record | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/JDdt8z5KGW
76 days ago
Board mulling lower assessments for Oregon brine cherries | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/tWqn7n0B7B
77 days ago
#Pears: The quest for new varieties, cold-hardy rootstock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/GHcgnYMsYF
77 days ago
Overcoming the pear plateau: Interpera 2017 | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/1DPwCPJOSp

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