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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1 day ago
Oroville grower prefers wide open spaces in his orchards. https://t.co/1JA06tFmm1 https://t.co/jtIQIhbmmS
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1 day ago
Washington’s northernmost apple growers find lifeline in Honeycrisp-derived varieties and relationships with large… https://t.co/UPCd8yfV3e
2 days ago
Tee up at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association golf tournament on Aug. 31 to support scholarships honoring i… https://t.co/BCGTZYPnKD
2
3 days ago
The future is now for vineyards facing climate change, say German wine experts from @hsgeisenheim and Koehler-Rupre… https://t.co/ug3EUueC25
3
7 days ago
Meet Jeff Middleton, a young grower from Franklin County, WA, in our June issue. Jeff is a third-generation grower… https://t.co/NNK0oLZHK6
3
8 days ago
Calling all blueberry growers: Nationwide blueberry research team needs grower input on pollination practices. Surv… https://t.co/la94iTHt57
8 13
8 days ago
The latest NC-140 collaborative apple rootstock trial, led by @HorticultureWsu, @wsucahnrs, compares standard dwarf… https://t.co/09nGiisZsu
1 4
9 days ago
Remember that old email exchange about the fire blight pic? New tool can save it and find it later. @USDA_ARShttps://t.co/ypNrv12zqb
10 days ago
Learn about evaluations underway for elite selections in Washington State University’s apple breeding program.… https://t.co/grC2gF6DGP
3 6
14 days ago
When experts say it takes two weeks to be fully vaccinated, they mean it. Health officials say COVID-19 outbreak sp… https://t.co/sqEEagipXR
1
14 days ago
Aligning with new guidelines for the fully vaccinated, WA @lniwa eases restrictions for farmworker housinghttps://t.co/MAsgcuaxd6
2
15 days ago
Though Cascade snowpack should be sufficient for most WA irrigators, @EcologyWA warns of developing drought conditi… https://t.co/csPwG1CEkD
15 days ago
Engineering for a fruitful future: An @iFruitTree panel discusses trellis design that’s prepared for future yields… https://t.co/ha9o57bfvE
2 4
16 days ago
WSU’s @FaithCritzer ranks listeria indicator hot spots in Washington packing houses. https://t.co/216oTQa9Zt https://t.co/kaRoG8gqTm
2 4
16 days ago
A pilot project shows that dogs can be trained to sniff for signs of little cherry disease, but using them in the o… https://t.co/StdMlA4tQa
5
17 days ago
BC cherry growers are planting to take advantage of a late-harvest window. @AAC_Canada https://t.co/MYXHuWPcGO https://t.co/9dX1OakgKS
2 2
17 days ago
Transgenic approaches developed by @NCSUPlantPath and @ucsdbiosciences researchers could help control spotted wing… https://t.co/BKum3FKYtY
18 days ago
The @NYWineGrapeFdn is making a new push to create a statewide sustainability certification program in New York, ba… https://t.co/obfWuluo9m
18 days ago
Fruit promotion group @USApears lands Mexican luchador Psycho Clown as health spokesman. https://t.co/jLKeAe3H0j https://t.co/g8no08SaGZ
1
21 days ago
Meet Riley Miller, a young grower in Washington's Yakima Valley, featured in our May 15 issue. He's a first-generat… https://t.co/Nuf3jOK7Ed
6
22 days ago
USApple announces in-person Outlook meeting in August. @usapples We'll see you there!https://t.co/A3uahIMHd9
22 days ago
Cherry growers turn to pollination technology companies such as @ontargetspray, @Dropcopter and @ProgressiveAg1 to… https://t.co/DBWDM9PcQn
1
23 days ago
The @NWcherrygrowers call for 222,000 ton #cherry crop at pre-season meeting. https://t.co/wSnMG7wV5D
23 days ago
Western Growers' harvest automation initiative announces first cohort of #agtech companies; including orchard harv… https://t.co/JVxDhCQdVw
2 3
23 days ago
Thanks for sharing the story @UNHppathlab! Sorry we missed tagging your lab in the first post. https://t.co/KxNdgxqyYJ
1
23 days ago
You know fruit is good for you, but do you know how many years of research went into that message? @usacherries,… https://t.co/cb2AqKlGLd
1
24 days ago
Need more Honeycrisp conversation in your life? Check out this upcoming webinar series by @WSUTreeFruitExthttps://t.co/XOo3ZGxzfN
2 3
24 days ago
Cicadas are emerging in biblical proportions, but growers (fingers crossed) aren’t expecting biblical amounts of da… https://t.co/7aMKn0YRPe
6 12
24 days ago
Researchers @PMB_Berkeley are using new technology to fight grape powdery mildew at the genetic level.… https://t.co/ACX4g3OOnw
1
25 days ago
B.J. Thurlby of @NWcherrygrowers shares stats on last season’s success and the ways the cherry industry is developi… https://t.co/E1xIKNihZg
29 days ago
Recognized as @WAwinegrowers’ grower of the year for 2020, Sadie Drury of Walla Walla shares how putting people fir… https://t.co/5YDCAYUegW
2 8
30 days ago
The @EquitableFood certification assures consumers that produce is “Responsibly Grown and Farmworker Assured,” but… https://t.co/qC9zNL6zuH
1 3
30 days ago
Regulators @lniwa update and extend coronavirus worker housing rules. https://t.co/gBGRpyxN5a
30 days ago
Two spreadsheet savvy @iFruitTree speakers say the future of farming includes crunching numbers on your computer.… https://t.co/CHkh6h4Ruh
4 9
31 days ago
Northwest blueberry growers to promote fruit in Southeast Asia. @blueberries https://t.co/OJ5awD3DhM https://t.co/vHy2YcnQra
1
31 days ago
Mistakes made during dormant pruning in the vineyard can be costly. https://t.co/IDN36BJ8Ah https://t.co/GMPSkRr3Yg
2 6
32 days ago
U.K. experience plus U.S. innovation makes for a good hard cider blend. https://t.co/TyU7jtbsQO https://t.co/egSj8SrvRZ
2
32 days ago
Washington apple pride pays off: In the first year, over 500 new specialty license plates raise nearly $16,000 for… https://t.co/wYUIEO4hXk
1 4
35 days ago
Meet Eric Cameron & Allison Schrader from Eltopia WA, young growers in our May 1 issue. The third generation workin… https://t.co/WNhCRmXaDC
3
36 days ago
Cherry growers make first Northwest crop prediction. https://t.co/Gz3M4AliaS
36 days ago
Fruit companies vaccinate their workers. https://t.co/ha901A2W3W https://t.co/scmMbUqGp3
1 12
37 days ago
Washington State University taps @KhotLav as interim director for @wsucahnrs AgWeatherNet. https://t.co/13BZLTE9LD
3 22
37 days ago
Oregon OSHA indefinitely extends pandemic ag restrictions, including bunk bed ban. @FruitTreeAshley https://t.co/jszVTISvtB
37 days ago
Looking back at 2020 can teach us how to prepare for the next crisis, says crisis communications specialist… https://t.co/K3TR0hhMHT
37 days ago
Slow movement and low prices mar Year 2 for @thecosmiccrisp. https://t.co/Uv2YQAB6pa https://t.co/5Y6nkojVBh
1
38 days ago
Rising wages, lowering overtime threshold put New York growers in a bind. @ccecornell, @NYFarmBureauhttps://t.co/MEPXgqRAiw
3 1
39 days ago
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act offers growers a glimmer of hope for needed labor reforms. It’s not perfect, b… https://t.co/LU4srAazBx
1
39 days ago
WSU pathologists share updates on apple powdery mildew research. https://t.co/NLFhNC1Skx https://t.co/PahLNGanUe
2 3
43 days ago
The wide-ranging research project @AppleRoot2Fruit that aimed to help growers optimize rootstock choice for fruit q… https://t.co/nc4HpbQ714
5 7
44 days ago
Biorenovation approach to fight replant disease by recruiting good microbes appears to work in field scale… https://t.co/fvoZBGemTZ
2
44 days ago
We know last week’s freezing weather damaged Great Lakes fruit crops, but we don’t yet know how bad it was.… https://t.co/DOO9y0cRrr
1
44 days ago
Don’t just throw calcium at calcium-related problems, says @b_sallato with @WSUExtension. First look for factors th… https://t.co/zU8LHR9Klh
1 2
45 days ago
WSU’s @b_sallato suspects some growers may waste money on calcium treatments. https://t.co/YXiWQMVZ6A https://t.co/kcxyYdtG63
2 3
45 days ago
Some New England orchards, including @RogersOrchards, have success suppressing weeds with wood chips.… https://t.co/haCWM8beFy
2 3
46 days ago
Five years into their study of soil health, @WSUTreeFruitExt and @WSUTFRECPhysiol are finding important impacts on… https://t.co/N4kpXLqD0I
5 16
50 days ago
30 years of research show Idaho’s climate is great for cold-hardy table grapes, but the fledgling industry faces ch… https://t.co/nAlbnra5ea
3
50 days ago
Idaho’s fruit belt may look like an island in a sea of potatoes, but for more than 30 years, @uidaho pomologist Esm… https://t.co/Lc05d36NuC
7 12
51 days ago
A Yakima judge grants wafla and @WAFarmBureau a win on some challenges to the state’s COVID-19 emergency regulation… https://t.co/78FtOA6R7x
51 days ago
The WA wine industry has its work cut out for it, but bright nuggets emerge from 2020, say experts @WAwinegrowers c… https://t.co/xWHILs8cgf
52 days ago
The Asian pear niche: Specialized orchards growing specialized pears for specialized markets. @SubarashiiPearhttps://t.co/rlQAuxsxWG
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1 day ago
Oroville grower prefers wide open spaces in his orchards. https://t.co/1JA06tFmm1 https://t.co/jtIQIhbmmS
6
1 day ago
Washington’s northernmost apple growers find lifeline in Honeycrisp-derived varieties and relationships with large… https://t.co/UPCd8yfV3e
2 days ago
Tee up at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association golf tournament on Aug. 31 to support scholarships honoring i… https://t.co/BCGTZYPnKD
2
3 days ago
The future is now for vineyards facing climate change, say German wine experts from @hsgeisenheim and Koehler-Rupre… https://t.co/ug3EUueC25
3
7 days ago
Meet Jeff Middleton, a young grower from Franklin County, WA, in our June issue. Jeff is a third-generation grower… https://t.co/NNK0oLZHK6
3
8 days ago
Calling all blueberry growers: Nationwide blueberry research team needs grower input on pollination practices. Surv… https://t.co/la94iTHt57
8 13
8 days ago
The latest NC-140 collaborative apple rootstock trial, led by @HorticultureWsu, @wsucahnrs, compares standard dwarf… https://t.co/09nGiisZsu
1 4
9 days ago
Remember that old email exchange about the fire blight pic? New tool can save it and find it later. @USDA_ARShttps://t.co/ypNrv12zqb
10 days ago
Learn about evaluations underway for elite selections in Washington State University’s apple breeding program.… https://t.co/grC2gF6DGP
3 6
14 days ago
When experts say it takes two weeks to be fully vaccinated, they mean it. Health officials say COVID-19 outbreak sp… https://t.co/sqEEagipXR
1
14 days ago
Aligning with new guidelines for the fully vaccinated, WA @lniwa eases restrictions for farmworker housinghttps://t.co/MAsgcuaxd6
2
15 days ago
Though Cascade snowpack should be sufficient for most WA irrigators, @EcologyWA warns of developing drought conditi… https://t.co/csPwG1CEkD
15 days ago
Engineering for a fruitful future: An @iFruitTree panel discusses trellis design that’s prepared for future yields… https://t.co/ha9o57bfvE
2 4
16 days ago
WSU’s @FaithCritzer ranks listeria indicator hot spots in Washington packing houses. https://t.co/216oTQa9Zt https://t.co/kaRoG8gqTm
2 4
16 days ago
A pilot project shows that dogs can be trained to sniff for signs of little cherry disease, but using them in the o… https://t.co/StdMlA4tQa
5
17 days ago
BC cherry growers are planting to take advantage of a late-harvest window. @AAC_Canada https://t.co/MYXHuWPcGO https://t.co/9dX1OakgKS
2 2
17 days ago
Transgenic approaches developed by @NCSUPlantPath and @ucsdbiosciences researchers could help control spotted wing… https://t.co/BKum3FKYtY
18 days ago
The @NYWineGrapeFdn is making a new push to create a statewide sustainability certification program in New York, ba… https://t.co/obfWuluo9m
18 days ago
Fruit promotion group @USApears lands Mexican luchador Psycho Clown as health spokesman. https://t.co/jLKeAe3H0j https://t.co/g8no08SaGZ
1
21 days ago
Meet Riley Miller, a young grower in Washington's Yakima Valley, featured in our May 15 issue. He's a first-generat… https://t.co/Nuf3jOK7Ed
6
22 days ago
USApple announces in-person Outlook meeting in August. @usapples We'll see you there!https://t.co/A3uahIMHd9
22 days ago
Cherry growers turn to pollination technology companies such as @ontargetspray, @Dropcopter and @ProgressiveAg1 to… https://t.co/DBWDM9PcQn
1
23 days ago
The @NWcherrygrowers call for 222,000 ton #cherry crop at pre-season meeting. https://t.co/wSnMG7wV5D
23 days ago
Western Growers' harvest automation initiative announces first cohort of #agtech companies; including orchard harv… https://t.co/JVxDhCQdVw
2 3
23 days ago
Thanks for sharing the story @UNHppathlab! Sorry we missed tagging your lab in the first post. https://t.co/KxNdgxqyYJ
1
23 days ago
You know fruit is good for you, but do you know how many years of research went into that message? @usacherries,… https://t.co/cb2AqKlGLd
1
24 days ago
Need more Honeycrisp conversation in your life? Check out this upcoming webinar series by @WSUTreeFruitExthttps://t.co/XOo3ZGxzfN
2 3
24 days ago
Cicadas are emerging in biblical proportions, but growers (fingers crossed) aren’t expecting biblical amounts of da… https://t.co/7aMKn0YRPe
6 12
24 days ago
Researchers @PMB_Berkeley are using new technology to fight grape powdery mildew at the genetic level.… https://t.co/ACX4g3OOnw
1
25 days ago
B.J. Thurlby of @NWcherrygrowers shares stats on last season’s success and the ways the cherry industry is developi… https://t.co/E1xIKNihZg
29 days ago
Recognized as @WAwinegrowers’ grower of the year for 2020, Sadie Drury of Walla Walla shares how putting people fir… https://t.co/5YDCAYUegW
2 8
30 days ago
The @EquitableFood certification assures consumers that produce is “Responsibly Grown and Farmworker Assured,” but… https://t.co/qC9zNL6zuH
1 3
30 days ago
Regulators @lniwa update and extend coronavirus worker housing rules. https://t.co/gBGRpyxN5a
30 days ago
Two spreadsheet savvy @iFruitTree speakers say the future of farming includes crunching numbers on your computer.… https://t.co/CHkh6h4Ruh
4 9
31 days ago
Northwest blueberry growers to promote fruit in Southeast Asia. @blueberries https://t.co/OJ5awD3DhM https://t.co/vHy2YcnQra
1
31 days ago
Mistakes made during dormant pruning in the vineyard can be costly. https://t.co/IDN36BJ8Ah https://t.co/GMPSkRr3Yg
2 6
32 days ago
U.K. experience plus U.S. innovation makes for a good hard cider blend. https://t.co/TyU7jtbsQO https://t.co/egSj8SrvRZ
2
32 days ago
Washington apple pride pays off: In the first year, over 500 new specialty license plates raise nearly $16,000 for… https://t.co/wYUIEO4hXk
1 4
35 days ago
Meet Eric Cameron & Allison Schrader from Eltopia WA, young growers in our May 1 issue. The third generation workin… https://t.co/WNhCRmXaDC
3
36 days ago
Cherry growers make first Northwest crop prediction. https://t.co/Gz3M4AliaS
36 days ago
Fruit companies vaccinate their workers. https://t.co/ha901A2W3W https://t.co/scmMbUqGp3
1 12
37 days ago
Washington State University taps @KhotLav as interim director for @wsucahnrs AgWeatherNet. https://t.co/13BZLTE9LD
3 22
37 days ago
Oregon OSHA indefinitely extends pandemic ag restrictions, including bunk bed ban. @FruitTreeAshley https://t.co/jszVTISvtB
37 days ago
Looking back at 2020 can teach us how to prepare for the next crisis, says crisis communications specialist… https://t.co/K3TR0hhMHT
37 days ago
Slow movement and low prices mar Year 2 for @thecosmiccrisp. https://t.co/Uv2YQAB6pa https://t.co/5Y6nkojVBh
1
38 days ago
Rising wages, lowering overtime threshold put New York growers in a bind. @ccecornell, @NYFarmBureauhttps://t.co/MEPXgqRAiw
3 1
39 days ago
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act offers growers a glimmer of hope for needed labor reforms. It’s not perfect, b… https://t.co/LU4srAazBx
1
39 days ago
WSU pathologists share updates on apple powdery mildew research. https://t.co/NLFhNC1Skx https://t.co/PahLNGanUe
2 3
43 days ago
The wide-ranging research project @AppleRoot2Fruit that aimed to help growers optimize rootstock choice for fruit q… https://t.co/nc4HpbQ714
5 7
44 days ago
Biorenovation approach to fight replant disease by recruiting good microbes appears to work in field scale… https://t.co/fvoZBGemTZ
2
44 days ago
We know last week’s freezing weather damaged Great Lakes fruit crops, but we don’t yet know how bad it was.… https://t.co/DOO9y0cRrr
1
44 days ago
Don’t just throw calcium at calcium-related problems, says @b_sallato with @WSUExtension. First look for factors th… https://t.co/zU8LHR9Klh
1 2
45 days ago
WSU’s @b_sallato suspects some growers may waste money on calcium treatments. https://t.co/YXiWQMVZ6A https://t.co/kcxyYdtG63
2 3
45 days ago
Some New England orchards, including @RogersOrchards, have success suppressing weeds with wood chips.… https://t.co/haCWM8beFy
2 3
46 days ago
Five years into their study of soil health, @WSUTreeFruitExt and @WSUTFRECPhysiol are finding important impacts on… https://t.co/N4kpXLqD0I
5 16
50 days ago
30 years of research show Idaho’s climate is great for cold-hardy table grapes, but the fledgling industry faces ch… https://t.co/nAlbnra5ea
3
50 days ago
Idaho’s fruit belt may look like an island in a sea of potatoes, but for more than 30 years, @uidaho pomologist Esm… https://t.co/Lc05d36NuC
7 12
51 days ago
A Yakima judge grants wafla and @WAFarmBureau a win on some challenges to the state’s COVID-19 emergency regulation… https://t.co/78FtOA6R7x
51 days ago
The WA wine industry has its work cut out for it, but bright nuggets emerge from 2020, say experts @WAwinegrowers c… https://t.co/xWHILs8cgf
52 days ago
The Asian pear niche: Specialized orchards growing specialized pears for specialized markets. @SubarashiiPearhttps://t.co/rlQAuxsxWG
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