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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13 hours ago
Meet Parker & Sarah Sherrell, young growers in our Dec issue. They are first-generation farm owners, after careful… https://t.co/iFk4xqF7s9
1
1 day ago
Small, half-robotic grocery stores and other sci-fi prophecies from @supermarketguru. He’ll share more at the Washi… https://t.co/skog2ClVDA
1
2 days ago
Growers in the Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla and Yakima river basins wanted for @WSUecons water management survey. https://t.co/EZNxb35NdX
2 1
2 days ago
Attending the @GLEXPO or WA Hort Show and not sure how to navigate a virtual conference? We’ve got you covered.… https://t.co/09TDrzgjfv
6 8
3 days ago
The @NWcherrygrowers' Cherry Institute will be held online Jan. 21, with no fee but registration required for live… https://t.co/AvS2e6qVHS
1
3 days ago
Jon DeVaney reflects on a challenging year for the WA State Tree Fruit Association and looks at ways WSTFA will hel… https://t.co/RzHcjB4J4t
1
4 days ago
Place your bid for a Rears airblast sprayer in the @WAEF_ORG online auction open Dec. 1–9. https://t.co/XOs9Xty6pn
1 1
9 days ago
NuPhy gives new life to the tissue culture technology from WSU after Phytelligence bankruptcy. https://t.co/X3tBVUnUVu
1
9 days ago
Team @VitisGen using a high-tech approach to shave years off the process for breeding grapes. @CornellCALShttps://t.co/0jpF1P89zn
1 7
10 days ago
Minnesota growers and @CFANS study how to manage grapevine trunk disease in their cold climate.… https://t.co/SVkLJvwKds
1 2
11 days ago
Ten academics retire from extension work @ucanr. https://t.co/4wt84W2kOj https://t.co/wUNuMhhxxE
5 4
11 days ago
Preparations underway by @USDA_ARS and @daane_lab to release a parasitoid wasp that targets cherry and berry pest s… https://t.co/K3i6ci5xdG
1 7
14 days ago
We’re looking for outstanding cover photos! Share your best images highlighting tree fruit and grape growing from a… https://t.co/UFZPo2sfT4
2 5
15 days ago
Seeing through the smoky haze: Wine scientists in WA, OR and CA present a plan to research critical industry questi… https://t.co/06Cb5CVdT0
4
16 days ago
Looking for suitable vinifera sites in Michigan? @CANRatMSU researchers found some surprises.… https://t.co/ljyg1wJFKR
3 3
17 days ago
The $66 million Plant Sciences Building @wsucahnrs is complete. https://t.co/qvfYk2yR7v
1
17 days ago
Pennsylvania growers take another look at pears, thanks to fire blight-resistant varieties. https://t.co/5ul4NPwQEmhttps://t.co/NlO0fm4bll
1 13
18 days ago
See who won the 2020 individual and alumni @WAEF_ORG Volunteer of the Year awards: https://t.co/52urayagQK
3
18 days ago
Royal Slope and Candy Mountain earn designations as Washington’s newest AVAs. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/Ln1cIUkO5Q
1 5
22 days ago
Why some Washington wine grape growers see the appeal of biodynamic farming. @DemeterUSA https://t.co/17lnyd0tfw https://t.co/dbdcketkok
1
24 days ago
Food trend futurist @Jack_A_Bobo talks about combatting consumer misperceptions about agriculture. https://t.co/fqil38QTW5
3 7
25 days ago
Taking on a new leadership role, @WSUTreeFruitExt's Karen Lewis, @kmlewis57, is now director of @WSUExtension's Agr… https://t.co/vsRotVllQz
1 11
25 days ago
Maker of self-driving sprayer, @GussAutomation, eyes the PNW tree fruit industry, while Burro from @AugeanRoboticshttps://t.co/TJVZlkaphF
6
28 days ago
Meet David Bittner from Appleton NY, #GFGYoungGrower in our Nov 2020 issue. David earned a degree in ag system mana… https://t.co/gAYCAe7K4p
1
28 days ago
WA Supreme Court rules against ag exemption for overtime pay. https://t.co/mQhCnBzKbu
1
30 days ago
The @WAEF_ORG 2020 Volunteer Organization of the Year Award goes to @cmiorchards. https://t.co/M2DAlD2oEF
1 2
30 days ago
The when, where and how of scouting for phylloxera in WA vineyards, from @WSU_Vit_Ext and @buggedbybugs. By who? Yo… https://t.co/Ad8tKmCSXy
3 9
31 days ago
AEWR will stand pat for two years after @USDOL announces freeze and adjustment to AEWR calculations. https://t.co/59ix1xeIox
31 days ago
Three-year project for @WSUWineScience, funded by @Wa_State_Wine, looks to determine the scope and severity of phyl… https://t.co/CZPGycOsQJ
32 days ago
The hort show in your hands — the upcoming WA tree fruit industry’s annual meeting and expo will be virtual this ye… https://t.co/aYATyvyxME
2 4
36 days ago
Responding to a little cherry disease impact survey can help @WSUTreeFruitExt and @FruitTreeAshley identify the eco… https://t.co/hIRkEPzVkR
1 1
36 days ago
WSU prof aims to commercialize water-saving subsurface wine grape irrigation approach. @KionaWine @WSUWineSciencehttps://t.co/Nx2fK2wZlb
5
37 days ago
Blueberry growers need more up-to-date pollination recommendations, so @CANRatMSU’s @msuberrybugs and… https://t.co/NU680r6Zql
1 5
38 days ago
Research at @CornellCALS confirms new bitter rot species. https://t.co/ltVhSyDxVi https://t.co/VZloYmcD8A
2 11
39 days ago
Finally, some good news! @WSDAgov #AsianGiantHornet eradication team successfully destroyed its first nest over the… https://t.co/SsvNNBwdiS
9 54
42 days ago
Oregon extends coronavirus-related farm labor housing rules through winter. @ORagriculture https://t.co/EoqFRbLrPr
1
43 days ago
Deadlines approaching for farmers in @STofOregon to apply for coronavirus expense reimbursement. https://t.co/i8Je00RxSX
1 1
43 days ago
Researcher with @TfrecWsu works toward in-orchard detection of postharvest pathogens. https://t.co/XqHYwClB9Z https://t.co/flTxUijghx
5
44 days ago
Ongoing study at @CANRatMSU shows tighter orchards could lead to replant problems. https://t.co/lCruwyygAA https://t.co/q7F52RJU1A
2 4
45 days ago
Vineyard study by @CANRatMSU shows weed control requires multiple techniques. https://t.co/SbgTt1bxJs https://t.co/uFhAv4nFse
50 days ago
Columbia Basin orchardists rig retractable netting system. https://t.co/RCDjYyZPQX https://t.co/grM98nirWz
52 days ago
New York growers weigh pros and cons of using drape netting, and they're waiting for hail to really put it to the t… https://t.co/Ps7QUOSdrh
5 11
52 days ago
Reflective fabric improves apple coloring and grower profits in @ccecornell trial. https://t.co/8zpvIQEZlE https://t.co/srRxrEPS8e
4 7
57 days ago
Though dead, the first spotted lanternfly found in the PNW is an ominous sign. The invasive pest has a taste for vi… https://t.co/cc58OZ6iFI
3 13
58 days ago
How do apple brands stand out from the crowd? @goodfruitgrower takes a big-picture look at the proprietary apple la… https://t.co/lPGoxgcqs3
3 5
60 days ago
The @USDOL drops annual wage survey tied to AEWR. https://t.co/TAfkbYlCT5
60 days ago
USApple talks pandemic and trade during @usapples Outlook conference. https://t.co/v5xk5uZsgU https://t.co/USQpgnKoRe
5
63 days ago
Meet Juan Ojeda, #GFGYoungGrower from Royal City WA, in our Oct. 2020 issue. Juan learned a lot about tree fruit f… https://t.co/xc9IpTJVIp
9 23
65 days ago
With exports falling, @Washington_Appl looks to focus on home court strength. https://t.co/OnNHA9B8IC https://t.co/aCfR0ICQ3t
1 1
66 days ago
Candy Mountain becomes Washington’s latest, and smallest, American Viticultural Area. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/V5s1CqYnT5
1 1
67 days ago
Blueberry groups ask U.S. to investigate imports. @the_FBGA @blueberry411 @USDA https://t.co/P9kGTk772j
1
67 days ago
As @thecosmiccrisp harvest approaches, growers are advised to clip stems and pick promptly once fruit shows signs o… https://t.co/zTfdWMRp8G
6 7
71 days ago
Organic grower voices are crucial for keeping access to needed materials. Speak up by Oct. 1 to have a say at the n… https://t.co/ecfiL6eoHU
2 3
72 days ago
Cherry flights increase out of Washington’s little Grant County airport while exports decrease overall.… https://t.co/FrEIVUCy81
2
72 days ago
Well of course we had a crazy cherry season in a crazy year. @ChelanFresh @NWcherrygrowers @PORTOFMOSESLAKEhttps://t.co/IswKTQsKk5
1 4
73 days ago
Citing concerns of smoke-damaged grapes, West Coast wine industries urge Congress to extend a federal program that’… https://t.co/uusJYI23aA
1 1
73 days ago
Peach growers @TitanFarms and Talbott Farms orchestrate transcontinental worker transfer while U.S. government make… https://t.co/pD4uU71S4S
77 days ago
Good news for wine growers, the industry is now eligible for the new round of coronavirus relief funds the @USDA an… https://t.co/Pywn2XzoCu
2
78 days ago
Is all this smoke hazardous for grapes too? @WSUWineScience prof. Tom Collins says it's a complicated picture but d… https://t.co/FkKxxKkAi8
5 4
78 days ago
Proponents of more pear varieties search for options and information as an alternative to starting a Washington bre… https://t.co/g3eX53Zudn

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13 hours ago
Meet Parker & Sarah Sherrell, young growers in our Dec issue. They are first-generation farm owners, after careful… https://t.co/iFk4xqF7s9
1
1 day ago
Small, half-robotic grocery stores and other sci-fi prophecies from @supermarketguru. He’ll share more at the Washi… https://t.co/skog2ClVDA
1
2 days ago
Growers in the Okanogan, Methow, Walla Walla and Yakima river basins wanted for @WSUecons water management survey. https://t.co/EZNxb35NdX
2 1
2 days ago
Attending the @GLEXPO or WA Hort Show and not sure how to navigate a virtual conference? We’ve got you covered.… https://t.co/09TDrzgjfv
6 8
3 days ago
The @NWcherrygrowers' Cherry Institute will be held online Jan. 21, with no fee but registration required for live… https://t.co/AvS2e6qVHS
1
3 days ago
Jon DeVaney reflects on a challenging year for the WA State Tree Fruit Association and looks at ways WSTFA will hel… https://t.co/RzHcjB4J4t
1
4 days ago
Place your bid for a Rears airblast sprayer in the @WAEF_ORG online auction open Dec. 1–9. https://t.co/XOs9Xty6pn
1 1
9 days ago
NuPhy gives new life to the tissue culture technology from WSU after Phytelligence bankruptcy. https://t.co/X3tBVUnUVu
1
9 days ago
Team @VitisGen using a high-tech approach to shave years off the process for breeding grapes. @CornellCALShttps://t.co/0jpF1P89zn
1 7
10 days ago
Minnesota growers and @CFANS study how to manage grapevine trunk disease in their cold climate.… https://t.co/SVkLJvwKds
1 2
11 days ago
Ten academics retire from extension work @ucanr. https://t.co/4wt84W2kOj https://t.co/wUNuMhhxxE
5 4
11 days ago
Preparations underway by @USDA_ARS and @daane_lab to release a parasitoid wasp that targets cherry and berry pest s… https://t.co/K3i6ci5xdG
1 7
14 days ago
We’re looking for outstanding cover photos! Share your best images highlighting tree fruit and grape growing from a… https://t.co/UFZPo2sfT4
2 5
15 days ago
Seeing through the smoky haze: Wine scientists in WA, OR and CA present a plan to research critical industry questi… https://t.co/06Cb5CVdT0
4
16 days ago
Looking for suitable vinifera sites in Michigan? @CANRatMSU researchers found some surprises.… https://t.co/ljyg1wJFKR
3 3
17 days ago
The $66 million Plant Sciences Building @wsucahnrs is complete. https://t.co/qvfYk2yR7v
1
17 days ago
Pennsylvania growers take another look at pears, thanks to fire blight-resistant varieties. https://t.co/5ul4NPwQEmhttps://t.co/NlO0fm4bll
1 13
18 days ago
See who won the 2020 individual and alumni @WAEF_ORG Volunteer of the Year awards: https://t.co/52urayagQK
3
18 days ago
Royal Slope and Candy Mountain earn designations as Washington’s newest AVAs. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/Ln1cIUkO5Q
1 5
22 days ago
Why some Washington wine grape growers see the appeal of biodynamic farming. @DemeterUSA https://t.co/17lnyd0tfw https://t.co/dbdcketkok
1
24 days ago
Food trend futurist @Jack_A_Bobo talks about combatting consumer misperceptions about agriculture. https://t.co/fqil38QTW5
3 7
25 days ago
Taking on a new leadership role, @WSUTreeFruitExt's Karen Lewis, @kmlewis57, is now director of @WSUExtension's Agr… https://t.co/vsRotVllQz
1 11
25 days ago
Maker of self-driving sprayer, @GussAutomation, eyes the PNW tree fruit industry, while Burro from @AugeanRoboticshttps://t.co/TJVZlkaphF
6
28 days ago
Meet David Bittner from Appleton NY, #GFGYoungGrower in our Nov 2020 issue. David earned a degree in ag system mana… https://t.co/gAYCAe7K4p
1
28 days ago
WA Supreme Court rules against ag exemption for overtime pay. https://t.co/mQhCnBzKbu
1
30 days ago
The @WAEF_ORG 2020 Volunteer Organization of the Year Award goes to @cmiorchards. https://t.co/M2DAlD2oEF
1 2
30 days ago
The when, where and how of scouting for phylloxera in WA vineyards, from @WSU_Vit_Ext and @buggedbybugs. By who? Yo… https://t.co/Ad8tKmCSXy
3 9
31 days ago
AEWR will stand pat for two years after @USDOL announces freeze and adjustment to AEWR calculations. https://t.co/59ix1xeIox
31 days ago
Three-year project for @WSUWineScience, funded by @Wa_State_Wine, looks to determine the scope and severity of phyl… https://t.co/CZPGycOsQJ
32 days ago
The hort show in your hands — the upcoming WA tree fruit industry’s annual meeting and expo will be virtual this ye… https://t.co/aYATyvyxME
2 4
36 days ago
Responding to a little cherry disease impact survey can help @WSUTreeFruitExt and @FruitTreeAshley identify the eco… https://t.co/hIRkEPzVkR
1 1
36 days ago
WSU prof aims to commercialize water-saving subsurface wine grape irrigation approach. @KionaWine @WSUWineSciencehttps://t.co/Nx2fK2wZlb
5
37 days ago
Blueberry growers need more up-to-date pollination recommendations, so @CANRatMSU’s @msuberrybugs and… https://t.co/NU680r6Zql
1 5
38 days ago
Research at @CornellCALS confirms new bitter rot species. https://t.co/ltVhSyDxVi https://t.co/VZloYmcD8A
2 11
39 days ago
Finally, some good news! @WSDAgov #AsianGiantHornet eradication team successfully destroyed its first nest over the… https://t.co/SsvNNBwdiS
9 54
42 days ago
Oregon extends coronavirus-related farm labor housing rules through winter. @ORagriculture https://t.co/EoqFRbLrPr
1
43 days ago
Deadlines approaching for farmers in @STofOregon to apply for coronavirus expense reimbursement. https://t.co/i8Je00RxSX
1 1
43 days ago
Researcher with @TfrecWsu works toward in-orchard detection of postharvest pathogens. https://t.co/XqHYwClB9Z https://t.co/flTxUijghx
5
44 days ago
Ongoing study at @CANRatMSU shows tighter orchards could lead to replant problems. https://t.co/lCruwyygAA https://t.co/q7F52RJU1A
2 4
45 days ago
Vineyard study by @CANRatMSU shows weed control requires multiple techniques. https://t.co/SbgTt1bxJs https://t.co/uFhAv4nFse
50 days ago
Columbia Basin orchardists rig retractable netting system. https://t.co/RCDjYyZPQX https://t.co/grM98nirWz
52 days ago
New York growers weigh pros and cons of using drape netting, and they're waiting for hail to really put it to the t… https://t.co/Ps7QUOSdrh
5 11
52 days ago
Reflective fabric improves apple coloring and grower profits in @ccecornell trial. https://t.co/8zpvIQEZlE https://t.co/srRxrEPS8e
4 7
57 days ago
Though dead, the first spotted lanternfly found in the PNW is an ominous sign. The invasive pest has a taste for vi… https://t.co/cc58OZ6iFI
3 13
58 days ago
How do apple brands stand out from the crowd? @goodfruitgrower takes a big-picture look at the proprietary apple la… https://t.co/lPGoxgcqs3
3 5
60 days ago
The @USDOL drops annual wage survey tied to AEWR. https://t.co/TAfkbYlCT5
60 days ago
USApple talks pandemic and trade during @usapples Outlook conference. https://t.co/v5xk5uZsgU https://t.co/USQpgnKoRe
5
63 days ago
Meet Juan Ojeda, #GFGYoungGrower from Royal City WA, in our Oct. 2020 issue. Juan learned a lot about tree fruit f… https://t.co/xc9IpTJVIp
9 23
65 days ago
With exports falling, @Washington_Appl looks to focus on home court strength. https://t.co/OnNHA9B8IC https://t.co/aCfR0ICQ3t
1 1
66 days ago
Candy Mountain becomes Washington’s latest, and smallest, American Viticultural Area. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/V5s1CqYnT5
1 1
67 days ago
Blueberry groups ask U.S. to investigate imports. @the_FBGA @blueberry411 @USDA https://t.co/P9kGTk772j
1
67 days ago
As @thecosmiccrisp harvest approaches, growers are advised to clip stems and pick promptly once fruit shows signs o… https://t.co/zTfdWMRp8G
6 7
71 days ago
Organic grower voices are crucial for keeping access to needed materials. Speak up by Oct. 1 to have a say at the n… https://t.co/ecfiL6eoHU
2 3
72 days ago
Cherry flights increase out of Washington’s little Grant County airport while exports decrease overall.… https://t.co/FrEIVUCy81
2
72 days ago
Well of course we had a crazy cherry season in a crazy year. @ChelanFresh @NWcherrygrowers @PORTOFMOSESLAKEhttps://t.co/IswKTQsKk5
1 4
73 days ago
Citing concerns of smoke-damaged grapes, West Coast wine industries urge Congress to extend a federal program that’… https://t.co/uusJYI23aA
1 1
73 days ago
Peach growers @TitanFarms and Talbott Farms orchestrate transcontinental worker transfer while U.S. government make… https://t.co/pD4uU71S4S
77 days ago
Good news for wine growers, the industry is now eligible for the new round of coronavirus relief funds the @USDA an… https://t.co/Pywn2XzoCu
2
78 days ago
Is all this smoke hazardous for grapes too? @WSUWineScience prof. Tom Collins says it's a complicated picture but d… https://t.co/FkKxxKkAi8
5 4
78 days ago
Proponents of more pear varieties search for options and information as an alternative to starting a Washington bre… https://t.co/g3eX53Zudn

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