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Live from Good Fruit Grower magazine

We will be covering the 112th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo on December 5-7, 2016, at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

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The Wenatchee Convention Center will be open to attendees Monday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m., Tuesday: 8 a.m.–10 p.m., Wednesday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

For more information about the sessions, download or view the 2016 program guide here.

USApple 2017 forecast: big drop in Midwest, slight drop in West, slight increase in East | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/tYGvuxweks

- 7 days ago

WA State justices hear arguments on farmworker piece-rate wages | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5VZxvHNLY

- 8 days ago

Customers are willing to pay a premium only on high quality, fresh sliced pears | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/urT13aL1mN

- 9 days ago

Michigan’s Cherry Growers Inc. enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection https://t.co/phSU7sP0U0

- 13 days ago

What Washington growers are watching: Piece-rate details back in court | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/6WiGfLhnak

- 15 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…

- 16 days ago

Grower helps develop automated reflective color-fabric roller – Video | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/a0dJsOVn3Y

- 16 days ago

The Endicott Tree: National treasure hedged in by time and development | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/U3diSBM5Ki

- 16 days ago

@PearBureau Thanks for the tweet!

- 17 days ago

Roy Farms uses birds to control birds. The Starling and the Falcon https://t.co/VQT46oaedI #rootedvalley via @rootedyakima

- 20 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

- 21 days ago

https://t.co/hzVxe1OLA4 - Job Listing - Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Px6PgsyF4W

- 21 days ago

Yakima grows 74% of U.S. hops. Forecast: 2017 harvest up 12 percent to 97.6m pounds. https://t.co/LjVQEH0BJm

- 23 days ago

Yakima hop broker cites slowing craft brewery growth for bankruptcy | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/E4l77TlpgN

- 23 days ago

From our editor in Chicago! USApple crop forecasts expect gains in Northeast, steady in the West #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/tYGvuxweks

- 28 days ago

RT @sdininny: #usappleoutlook 2017 forecast https://t.co/FJvwlgRXh4

- 28 days ago

RT @sdininny: 2017 estimates: Europe expecting smallest apple crop in a decade. China expecting another record crop, with increase of 2.7%…

- 28 days ago

GFG Editor Shannon Dininny continues her live tweets from the USApple meeting in Chicago. #usappleoutlook @US_Apples https://t.co/6MR0AympEU

- 28 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

- 28 days ago

RT @sdininny: Teresa Thorne of Alliance for Food and Farming addressing #USAppleOutlook. 1/10 consumers eat daily recommended fruits and ve…

- 28 days ago

Our Editor reports: NAFTA is the talk of USApple Outlook conference | Good Fruit Grower #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/73fbldvYuM

- 28 days ago

European Union predicts down year for apples | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/PqozZAQizy

- 28 days ago

Unusual property coming on market near Walla Walla | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Owt5W2jmWt

- 28 days ago

RT @sdininny: Nigh: Apple industry a prime example for why it's important to talk both exports and imports regarding NAFTA. #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Veronica Nigh, economist for American Farm Bureau Federation, now talking about NAFTA and imports. #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Seetin: Looks like in a year or two, Galas could replace Reds in WA production. #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/bsXDct1Lq3

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: By comparison, the newbies. #USAppleOutlook https://t.co/P2Ur1vITrX

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Seetin: Red Delicious production continues to fall. https://t.co/q5eOqbpsb8

- 29 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

- 29 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 #…

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: John Cruickshank, consul general for Consulate General of Canada in Chicago, addresses NAFTA as well. #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: CORRECTION: Mexico takes one in 4 US apple exports. #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Antebi: Trade is not about zero sum. It's about growing the pie. #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Antebi: We believe the sum of NAFTA is better than its parts #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Antebi: One of every four apples exported to Mexico, which takes 8 percent of all US apple exports. #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Antebi: NAFTA the most ambitious trade agreement of its time #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: Antebi: Mexico is 10th largest exporter, 1st in North America #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: First up: Karen Antebi, economic counselor for Ministry of the Economy of Mexico #USAppleOutlook

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: About 300 attending #USAppleOutlook 2017, which kicks off now.

- 29 days ago

RT @sdininny: About 300 people attending 2017 #USAppleOutlook, which kicks off now.

- 29 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

- 29 days ago

Be aware of shortcomings with Malling 9 rootstock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/G5wMXyzRdh

- 30 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

- 30 days ago

Job opportunity: Writer/Editor (Spanish fluency required) | Good Fruit Grower #journalism #journalismjobs https://t.co/Qb8MMvZszM

- 31 days ago

Read our in-depth coverage of the 10th World Pear Congress in our August issue. #pears @PearBureau @USApearshttps://t.co/X7mOeISlal

- 31 days ago

Mike Willett, of Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, looks at how tech has changed the fruit industry. https://t.co/iFq3zJK6Gl

- 32 days ago

Great day and place to taste #washingtonwine. #fieldinghills #wine https://t.co/0gDIumv7Wc

- 35 days ago

Meet Tim Akita, a young grower from Dallesport, Washington - YouTube https://t.co/X1JMHe9Tm2

- 36 days ago

New version of UC Produce Facts app released https://t.co/gvJq4WbUP2

- 36 days ago

RT @FruitDefender: @goodfruitgrower I sincerely believe mechanization is the future of efficient production

- 36 days ago

Growers, watch this video to learn about research to prevent sunscald. https://t.co/VatFH0RU8h https://t.co/YHoBmKW40j

- 36 days ago

@WSUTFRECPhysiol Lee, our magazine is looking for a bilingual person who can write for our magazine. Great opportun… https://t.co/UAS9R4TlME

- 37 days ago

Please volunteer for install of “Inside Out” images of Yakima people. Way cool for #Yakima. #YakimaValley https://t.co/2QYUqd0phX

- 37 days ago

Entomologists join WSU for pear IPM project | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Oq2lDBNADD

- 38 days ago

WSDA discovers first-ever live female gypsy moths in Washington State. https://t.co/2Ga385xmKR

- 39 days ago

Orchard mechanization gains momentum | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/QRSixl9gtv

- 39 days ago

Here’s a link to the complete 2017 World Apple and Pear Association apple and pear forecast. https://t.co/ancJp3uDYM

- 42 days ago

Report: 2017 European pear crop down 1%

- 42 days ago

Report: European apple forecast down 21 percent.

- 42 days ago

Northwest pear growers announce 2017 fresh market volume estimate | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/AjaIiEAti8

- 43 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…

- 44 days ago

Washington apple crop expected to be big, but not a record | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/JDdt8z5KGW

- 45 days ago

Board mulling lower assessments for Oregon brine cherries | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/tWqn7n0B7B

- 45 days ago

#Pears: The quest for new varieties, cold-hardy rootstock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/GHcgnYMsYF

- 46 days ago

Overcoming the pear plateau: Interpera 2017 | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/1DPwCPJOSp

- 46 days ago

WSU Transitioning to Organic tour set for Aug. 2, 3 | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Fq7jGOvgUF

- 46 days ago

RT @wsucahnrs: Deadline tomorrow to register for @WSUWineScience & Wash. Grape Society Viticulture Field Day, Aug. 10! https://t.co/WBAAbnK…

- 47 days ago

Congrats Grace Martin, winner of scholarship by Washington Apple Education Foundation, named for GFG. Grace is with… https://t.co/JyXPdjRrWe

- 53 days ago

@ArielOnTheRoad @KnuteBerger @Crosscut Could he be a reader of Good Fruit Grower?

- 58 days ago

And they say that university presidents are always raising dough....@wsucahnrs @WSU_Cougar_Pres https://t.co/Zi8c8ngXob

- 58 days ago

A Seattle writer for @Crosscut writes A tale of two Wenatchee farmers https://t.co/nKnU3K1cHt

- 58 days ago

Managing apple maggots with insecticides | MSU Extension https://t.co/CnOXVkrOcp

- 59 days ago

Use a disease management approach when thinking about an SWD management plan | MSU Extension https://t.co/GTxEbsj3L7

- 59 days ago

"Cherry Express" bound for China, Asian market devouring Washington cherries | KOMO https://t.co/dBGAET2kbo

- 59 days ago

Could be a 26m or 27m season, say @NWcherrygrowers #cherries #whattaharvest!

- 59 days ago

Eye-popping cherry numbers from our friends with @NWcherrygrowers Thus far, 19.78m lb boxes shipped. 500,000 boxes A DAY shipped. Whoa.

- 59 days ago

RT @kprengaman: Checking out a new pre-plant experiment with @WSUTreeFruit. https://t.co/rh77715Q4r

- 59 days ago

@TreeFruitRob @WSUTreeFruit Good article...and nice photos too! 😍😍

- 59 days ago

@wsucahnrs @WSU_Cougar_Pres We agree with @WSU_Cougar_Pres on his support for #wsuExtension. Growers get enormous b… https://t.co/esfpupTb3K

- 59 days ago

@MartaWSU @journalismjobs Thanks for helping us spread the word! It's a great opportunity!

- 59 days ago