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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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16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WSU's Stefano Musacchi demonstrates how to train a pear canopy in a fruiting wall through click pruning, reducing apical dom…
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Sequeria: if government shuts down, pending applications will stop. They probably not be considered ‘essential.’ #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Pres. Trump’s remarks about s***hole countries puts all that at risk. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Sequeria: Rep. Goodlatte’s H-2C bill folded into DACA bill and funding bill in House. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Employment attorney Leon Sequeria on H-2A bureaucracy: “You shouldn’t have to hire a lawyer to hire a farm worker.”
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WA H-2A growth is 460% from 2010-2017. No. 4 begins Florida, Georgia and NC. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WA growers submit the biggest applications with most positions in nations. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Washington has highest 2018 H-2A adverse wage rate, $14.12, in nation outside of Hawaii. #wafla
18 hours ago
Plight of the Concords: Juice grape prices inching up, but acreage decline continues | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/uIYri0lSsy
19 hours ago
RT @WSU_Cougar_Pres: We are pleased to welcome Andre-Denis Girard as our new Dean of CAHNRS! Welcome to WSU! #GoCougs https://t.co/LnK9iq5…
21 hours ago
Our man Ross Courtney is live tweeting from a #WSU extension fruit school. https://t.co/6HwutN773X
21 hours ago
What’s it look like to ship huge volumes of perishable cherries to Asia from SeaTac? We have the photos. https://t.co/3QYH9G7SA7
21 hours ago
2017 NW cherry exports increased by 34 percent over 2016. https://t.co/3QYH9G7SA7
21 hours ago
Wow. Exports to of Northwest cherries surged by 61 percent in 2016. https://t.co/3QYH9G7SA7
22 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WSU bee expert Tim Lawrence told growers to create a polyfloral environment, one with a lot of different kinds of flowers, t…
1 day ago
Dr. André-Denis Wright, new @wsuCSANR dean, published extensively. A new species of ciliated protozoa has his name. https://t.co/YAA9IJ31EK
1 day ago
WSU picks André-Denis Wright as new dean of agriculture college | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/YAA9IJ31EK
4 days ago
RT @Wa_State_Wine: Grape prices, fungicide resistance likely heading up: Speakers at annual Washington State Grape Society meeting have goo…
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: Keith Hu of Northwest Cherry Growers: international sales focus for 2018 will be Mexico and China, specifically second-tier c…
5 days ago
Lynn Long, popular longtime horticulturalist with Oregon State University, tries on his Cherry King crown, a honor… https://t.co/vyS0wFVPP7
5 days ago
RT @findtj: Cherry cracking was less than half using gum Acacia Senegal (ASD) edible coating the cherries in WSU trials. Read about this st…
5 days ago
RT @findtj: Interesting consumer data from @NWcherries. #cherryinstitute https://t.co/9fvRD7onmz
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Cherry Institute’s keynote luncheon speaker, Peter Zeihan, painted a picture of a future world in chaos as the United States…
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Keynote speaker about Millennials: "The days of pooping and getting a trophy are long gone.” #CherryInstitute
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Ken Johnson of Oregon State University: Extend fireblight control programs through a week after petal fall. Trees are still…
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Pheromone disruption of codling moth used in about 90 percent of Washington orchards. #hortshow
5 days ago
Lynn Long named Cherry King.
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: If you want to try out the cherry coatings in your own packing house this year, the WSU team is happy to help you get start…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Good news, the edible gum acacia coating that reduces cherry cracking is undetectable by consumers. #cherryinstitute
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: To prevent cherry cracking, there are 3 key steps: remove excess water, edible coating of thin layer of gum acacia, and pac…
5 days ago
RT @UnionGapWA: We are at the #cherryinstitute meeting today with the Central Washington Ag Museum. They are always looking for #antique fa…
5 days ago
We work every week with @wsucahnrs people. They are the best. https://t.co/tultXiI85n
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: When deciding on a training system, Long warns not to put pendant varieties like Regina on KGB or UFO systems where you pru…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: What's the potential for mechanical harvest? Long says Tamara and Selah are both great cherries for a stem-off market, if t…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Some of these new cherry names just sound delicious! Coral Champaign is a popular new mid-season cherry in CA and Radiance…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Should PNW growers take another look at Santina cherries, released by Summerland back in the 90s? Long says Chile is have g…
5 days ago
RT @findtj: Lynn Long’s index of cherry firmness at 2018 #cherryinstitute https://t.co/nRbibhUqPw
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: WSU has new cherry color chart at https://t.co/TRc33ZbtGO, which also has spreadsheet. Input color, current weight and curren…
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: WSU’s Matt Whiting talks about building better cherries - a 15-month process for a product that has very little biennial habi…
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: BJ Thurlby of Northwest Cherry Growers urges growers to keep pruning this year after record crop of nearly 27m boxes. Demand…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: All the new cherries of interest, even the early cherries, are bigger than Chelan, Long says. #cherryinstitute
5 days ago
Associate Editor Kate Prengaman is tweeting notes from the Cherry Institute. https://t.co/sA2PO4xr0E
5 days ago
We are live tweeting from the Cherry Institute in Yakima, Washington.
5 days ago
RT @findtj: BJ Thurlby — Northwest cherry acreage grew 46 percent since 2000. #cherryinstitute https://t.co/u2e8ZFmHeN
5 days ago
RT @wsucahnrs: Interesting Q&A in @goodfruitgrower w/Conner Sullivan, a #CAHNRS alum & young grower from Pasco, Wash. Topics range from tec…
5 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Boom time for organics, Walla Walla land sale - https://t.co/1UFT0GjdsV
5 days ago
Huge tract of prime land near Walla Walla sold to San Francisco group | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/0k3FwjSOvw
6 days ago
Republicans and Democrats want faster internet for rural residents | https://t.co/XKkDldGPZd https://t.co/9x9Wixm0w2
6 days ago
The 75th annual Cherry Institute will be held tomorrow in Yakima, covered by our team of editors. https://t.co/VQxnWdKEya
8 days ago
U.S. Apple names Director of Consumer Health & Media Relations | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/YPG58trTBk
8 days ago
RT @wsucahnrs: Ten WSU experts from across the state will share research ideas at the 2018 #Cherry Institute this Friday in Yakima. Among d…
8 days ago
How do bankers assess a farm as a business? We asked them. Bankers share financial tips for growers | https://t.co/CiGezjiIaW
9 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: WAEF Students On Tour in the Tree Fruit Industry https://t.co/sVc4u88m8S https://t.co/b8ATJXdmjy
12 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Nation's oldest winery, nozzles and insurance - https://t.co/1oRVJ0zKHK
13 days ago
Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Qb8MMvZszM
13 days ago
Bryant: Troubling signs on trade. How fruit growers should prepare | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/bJhHpxG99e
13 days ago
Check out our interactive graphic that shows trends in plantings in Washington State. https://t.co/T4BuYeSmcE
13 days ago
@topadvan We sent you a comment on a posting on your Gold Coast Money Online.
19 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Oldest winery, nozzles, insurance - https://t.co/rPJSoG0qcY
21 days ago
Verification program lets Michigan growers show off their stewardship | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/mckofw1xoM
21 days ago
RT @LynnSosnoskie: Hey WA Wine Grape growers! Please take this quick and mobile phone friendly survey about weeds/weed control. Please RT:…
21 days ago
“They are there to find something wrong with you.” How “unending layering” of regulation burdens a farmer. Via NYT https://t.co/H22WljwdGZ
26 days ago
China begins listing future contracts on apples. https://t.co/FuXMvj4qSF
27 days ago
It's cool to see our friends in Australia following the Cosmic Crisp story. https://t.co/SZbRV40SJy
27 days ago
OSU names Mateus Pasa to lead cherry and pear research program | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Q9JLEiXHK9
28 days ago
California Wine Institute praises excise tax relief in new tax bill | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/5EfEwfK9M0
30 days ago
OSU research shows best techniques for organic blueberries | Good Fruit Grower #OSU #blueberries #organic https://t.co/1fBQyQTYKA
33 days ago
Two Oregon cherry growers join forces | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/kvsyHDnuFy
37 days ago
@Phil_Weiler @wsucahnrs @WSU_Cougar_Pres Thanks for inviting us. We appreciate @WSU_Cougar_Pres openness and commit… https://t.co/CJ9FULIluy
40 days ago
As a service to growers, we’ve created an archive of videos, summaries and photos from Hort shows in MI and. WA. https://t.co/iHYIcVl453
41 days ago
RT @findtj: Learn more about using automated water management tools in your orchard with Aylin Moreno. Watch here: https://t.co/mu0nu9VPiC
41 days ago
RT @findtj: If you're wanting up to date food safety training materials for you or your crews, #WSTFA has new videos available on request.…
41 days ago
RT @findtj: Interested about fire blight resistant pear cultivars? Gökhan Öztürk talks about his breeding trials in Turkey. Watch here: htt…
41 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: Growing Graduates - Tree Fruit Industry and Heritage's Shared Mission: https://t.co/ZQt1qubvrc
41 days ago
RT @findtj: More #hortshow! Teah Smith shares a few tips regarding scouting orchards for pests and its importance with organic blocks. Watc…
41 days ago
RT @findtj: What are six different attributes farms can improve on in their business to be more profitable? Here are a few points from @Ore…
41 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Want to see where your radial airblast sprayer is spraying? Use flagging tape tied to spray nozzles to see if you are spray…

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16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WSU's Stefano Musacchi demonstrates how to train a pear canopy in a fruiting wall through click pruning, reducing apical dom…
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Sequeria: if government shuts down, pending applications will stop. They probably not be considered ‘essential.’ #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Pres. Trump’s remarks about s***hole countries puts all that at risk. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Sequeria: Rep. Goodlatte’s H-2C bill folded into DACA bill and funding bill in House. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Employment attorney Leon Sequeria on H-2A bureaucracy: “You shouldn’t have to hire a lawyer to hire a farm worker.”
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WA H-2A growth is 460% from 2010-2017. No. 4 begins Florida, Georgia and NC. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WA growers submit the biggest applications with most positions in nations. #wafla
16 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Washington has highest 2018 H-2A adverse wage rate, $14.12, in nation outside of Hawaii. #wafla
18 hours ago
Plight of the Concords: Juice grape prices inching up, but acreage decline continues | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/uIYri0lSsy
19 hours ago
RT @WSU_Cougar_Pres: We are pleased to welcome Andre-Denis Girard as our new Dean of CAHNRS! Welcome to WSU! #GoCougs https://t.co/LnK9iq5…
21 hours ago
Our man Ross Courtney is live tweeting from a #WSU extension fruit school. https://t.co/6HwutN773X
21 hours ago
What’s it look like to ship huge volumes of perishable cherries to Asia from SeaTac? We have the photos. https://t.co/3QYH9G7SA7
21 hours ago
2017 NW cherry exports increased by 34 percent over 2016. https://t.co/3QYH9G7SA7
21 hours ago
Wow. Exports to of Northwest cherries surged by 61 percent in 2016. https://t.co/3QYH9G7SA7
22 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WSU bee expert Tim Lawrence told growers to create a polyfloral environment, one with a lot of different kinds of flowers, t…
1 day ago
Dr. André-Denis Wright, new @wsuCSANR dean, published extensively. A new species of ciliated protozoa has his name. https://t.co/YAA9IJ31EK
1 day ago
WSU picks André-Denis Wright as new dean of agriculture college | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/YAA9IJ31EK
4 days ago
RT @Wa_State_Wine: Grape prices, fungicide resistance likely heading up: Speakers at annual Washington State Grape Society meeting have goo…
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: Keith Hu of Northwest Cherry Growers: international sales focus for 2018 will be Mexico and China, specifically second-tier c…
5 days ago
Lynn Long, popular longtime horticulturalist with Oregon State University, tries on his Cherry King crown, a honor… https://t.co/vyS0wFVPP7
5 days ago
RT @findtj: Cherry cracking was less than half using gum Acacia Senegal (ASD) edible coating the cherries in WSU trials. Read about this st…
5 days ago
RT @findtj: Interesting consumer data from @NWcherries. #cherryinstitute https://t.co/9fvRD7onmz
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Cherry Institute’s keynote luncheon speaker, Peter Zeihan, painted a picture of a future world in chaos as the United States…
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Keynote speaker about Millennials: "The days of pooping and getting a trophy are long gone.” #CherryInstitute
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Ken Johnson of Oregon State University: Extend fireblight control programs through a week after petal fall. Trees are still…
5 days ago
RT @SwassRoss: Pheromone disruption of codling moth used in about 90 percent of Washington orchards. #hortshow
5 days ago
Lynn Long named Cherry King.
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: If you want to try out the cherry coatings in your own packing house this year, the WSU team is happy to help you get start…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Good news, the edible gum acacia coating that reduces cherry cracking is undetectable by consumers. #cherryinstitute
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: To prevent cherry cracking, there are 3 key steps: remove excess water, edible coating of thin layer of gum acacia, and pac…
5 days ago
RT @UnionGapWA: We are at the #cherryinstitute meeting today with the Central Washington Ag Museum. They are always looking for #antique fa…
5 days ago
We work every week with @wsucahnrs people. They are the best. https://t.co/tultXiI85n
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: When deciding on a training system, Long warns not to put pendant varieties like Regina on KGB or UFO systems where you pru…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: What's the potential for mechanical harvest? Long says Tamara and Selah are both great cherries for a stem-off market, if t…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Some of these new cherry names just sound delicious! Coral Champaign is a popular new mid-season cherry in CA and Radiance…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Should PNW growers take another look at Santina cherries, released by Summerland back in the 90s? Long says Chile is have g…
5 days ago
RT @findtj: Lynn Long’s index of cherry firmness at 2018 #cherryinstitute https://t.co/nRbibhUqPw
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: WSU has new cherry color chart at https://t.co/TRc33ZbtGO, which also has spreadsheet. Input color, current weight and curren…
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: WSU’s Matt Whiting talks about building better cherries - a 15-month process for a product that has very little biennial habi…
5 days ago
RT @sdininny: BJ Thurlby of Northwest Cherry Growers urges growers to keep pruning this year after record crop of nearly 27m boxes. Demand…
5 days ago
RT @kprengaman: All the new cherries of interest, even the early cherries, are bigger than Chelan, Long says. #cherryinstitute
5 days ago
Associate Editor Kate Prengaman is tweeting notes from the Cherry Institute. https://t.co/sA2PO4xr0E
5 days ago
We are live tweeting from the Cherry Institute in Yakima, Washington.
5 days ago
RT @findtj: BJ Thurlby — Northwest cherry acreage grew 46 percent since 2000. #cherryinstitute https://t.co/u2e8ZFmHeN
5 days ago
RT @wsucahnrs: Interesting Q&A in @goodfruitgrower w/Conner Sullivan, a #CAHNRS alum & young grower from Pasco, Wash. Topics range from tec…
5 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Boom time for organics, Walla Walla land sale - https://t.co/1UFT0GjdsV
5 days ago
Huge tract of prime land near Walla Walla sold to San Francisco group | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/0k3FwjSOvw
6 days ago
Republicans and Democrats want faster internet for rural residents | https://t.co/XKkDldGPZd https://t.co/9x9Wixm0w2
6 days ago
The 75th annual Cherry Institute will be held tomorrow in Yakima, covered by our team of editors. https://t.co/VQxnWdKEya
8 days ago
U.S. Apple names Director of Consumer Health & Media Relations | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/YPG58trTBk
8 days ago
RT @wsucahnrs: Ten WSU experts from across the state will share research ideas at the 2018 #Cherry Institute this Friday in Yakima. Among d…
8 days ago
How do bankers assess a farm as a business? We asked them. Bankers share financial tips for growers | https://t.co/CiGezjiIaW
9 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: WAEF Students On Tour in the Tree Fruit Industry https://t.co/sVc4u88m8S https://t.co/b8ATJXdmjy
12 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Nation's oldest winery, nozzles and insurance - https://t.co/1oRVJ0zKHK
13 days ago
Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Qb8MMvZszM
13 days ago
Bryant: Troubling signs on trade. How fruit growers should prepare | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/bJhHpxG99e
13 days ago
Check out our interactive graphic that shows trends in plantings in Washington State. https://t.co/T4BuYeSmcE
13 days ago
@topadvan We sent you a comment on a posting on your Gold Coast Money Online.
19 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Oldest winery, nozzles, insurance - https://t.co/rPJSoG0qcY
21 days ago
Verification program lets Michigan growers show off their stewardship | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/mckofw1xoM
21 days ago
RT @LynnSosnoskie: Hey WA Wine Grape growers! Please take this quick and mobile phone friendly survey about weeds/weed control. Please RT:…
21 days ago
“They are there to find something wrong with you.” How “unending layering” of regulation burdens a farmer. Via NYT https://t.co/H22WljwdGZ
26 days ago
China begins listing future contracts on apples. https://t.co/FuXMvj4qSF
27 days ago
It's cool to see our friends in Australia following the Cosmic Crisp story. https://t.co/SZbRV40SJy
27 days ago
OSU names Mateus Pasa to lead cherry and pear research program | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Q9JLEiXHK9
28 days ago
California Wine Institute praises excise tax relief in new tax bill | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/5EfEwfK9M0
30 days ago
OSU research shows best techniques for organic blueberries | Good Fruit Grower #OSU #blueberries #organic https://t.co/1fBQyQTYKA
33 days ago
Two Oregon cherry growers join forces | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/kvsyHDnuFy
37 days ago
@Phil_Weiler @wsucahnrs @WSU_Cougar_Pres Thanks for inviting us. We appreciate @WSU_Cougar_Pres openness and commit… https://t.co/CJ9FULIluy
40 days ago
As a service to growers, we’ve created an archive of videos, summaries and photos from Hort shows in MI and. WA. https://t.co/iHYIcVl453
41 days ago
RT @findtj: Learn more about using automated water management tools in your orchard with Aylin Moreno. Watch here: https://t.co/mu0nu9VPiC
41 days ago
RT @findtj: If you're wanting up to date food safety training materials for you or your crews, #WSTFA has new videos available on request.…
41 days ago
RT @findtj: Interested about fire blight resistant pear cultivars? Gökhan Öztürk talks about his breeding trials in Turkey. Watch here: htt…
41 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: Growing Graduates - Tree Fruit Industry and Heritage's Shared Mission: https://t.co/ZQt1qubvrc
41 days ago
RT @findtj: More #hortshow! Teah Smith shares a few tips regarding scouting orchards for pests and its importance with organic blocks. Watc…
41 days ago
RT @findtj: What are six different attributes farms can improve on in their business to be more profitable? Here are a few points from @Ore…
41 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Want to see where your radial airblast sprayer is spraying? Use flagging tape tied to spray nozzles to see if you are spray…

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