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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.

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6 days ago
Our latest Good Fruit Grower eFlash just came out: We've got the latest on cider apple growing techniques, a new Mi… https://t.co/2J0LYPDYTy
13 days ago
In our latest Good Fruit Grower eFlash: The brains behind breeding successfully and the latest on trade disputes -… https://t.co/Ni9260cNAp
16 days ago
Trade war with Mexico hits apple growers: “The economic impact to individual growers will vary, but collectively …… https://t.co/fIEi3nhBF9
20 days ago
Our Good Fruit Grower eFlash arrived today — Read our updates on U.S. growers facing international trade disputes a… https://t.co/MG5o7ykIEo
27 days ago
RT @findtj: Volcanic cherry growing? Not many cherry orchards this high up on the slope of #MtHood, Oregon. This was a fun story with @Swas…
28 days ago
In today's Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Cherries from on high dwarfing rootstocks, testing Gisela and why you need nat… https://t.co/0cjIvwqjhJ
34 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A Big Sky outlook on cherries - https://t.co/d9AGdl7yuZ https://t.co/Be7QdGyKkI
37 days ago
Our new issue is out — Cherries! https://t.co/IwlMMrn4gk (Cover image by TJ Mullinax @findtj) https://t.co/sbDH9wjjPY
41 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Some creative approaches to housing workers - https://t.co/260wXJTcnf https://t.co/XvaVJLaFLp
42 days ago
We can’t wait to see this guide. Great job to everyone involved! https://t.co/C2mxk2PigU
43 days ago
RT @WSUTreeFruitExt: Congratulations Tree Fruit Extension Team for being selected as the 2018 WSU CAHNRS Team Award winners. Our strength i…
48 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Lessons in labor and a new Young Grower - https://t.co/YatBgjFPMQ https://t.co/07VcNiu377
51 days ago
From our issue on labor matters: What to do if there’s a strike | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/4gCV9eMWT3
51 days ago
Here are some pointers for hiring H-2A workers | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Sxzuu7vVpg
55 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dealing with weeds, prepare for fire - https://t.co/Fnz96PLh8E https://t.co/BgrAY9x7Cv
56 days ago
USApple leader: Trade wars hurt everyone’s bottom line | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/r8N5O74WFO
56 days ago
Some California Farmers Already Feeling Impacts Of Possible Tariffs - https://t.co/regEmpmums https://t.co/oamyeGAZ5G
57 days ago
Smart tips for orchardists to protect themselves from wildfires. https://t.co/WTU75L6JfY
57 days ago
Agriculture secretary says he’s telling Trump to consider rejoining TPP - The Washington Post https://t.co/Yj91lxgmP1
57 days ago
Glyphosate-resistance is primary weed concern for wine grape growers in Washington state. https://t.co/8DpMa0IMI5
57 days ago
A researcher seeks to determine which indicators are most important in soil. https://t.co/GtlOz99oaE
57 days ago
Phytelligence forms partnership in India | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/IalGFE1vHN
58 days ago
Weed worries: Herbicide-resistant species are top of mind | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/8DpMa0IMI5
60 days ago
RT @IrishAppleGroup: More from #iftanz. The trip that keeps on giving. https://t.co/ZnPgbTlE0d
61 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More useful  lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/eGoP4Dp6vH https://t.co/WtEZc32vg8
62 days ago
Food, innovation and resilience in the face of climate change | The Seattle Times https://t.co/am4g6X9Tl4
62 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More useful  lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/HPCoXB31mG https://t.co/722wxO1oWF
62 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/wFQpP5oaP5 https://t.co/PlXnCZRXUH
64 days ago
Jim Moyer and so many others @wsucahnrs are world leaders in ag and key to the Northwest's leadership in tree fruit. https://t.co/uV5RWhpHYr
64 days ago
Orchard netting can help prevent sunburn in addition to providing hail protection. Our report from @iFruitTree in… https://t.co/K87x3Q0t20
66 days ago
@wsuCSANR Thergdsdfedf!
69 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding bitter pit solutions - https://t.co/w5VV3HO0HQ https://t.co/1eRIGy2gle
69 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding solutions to bitter pit.  - https://t.co/BxkhSogyxY https://t.co/bA3XAhL0sD
70 days ago
More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label | The Seattle Times https://t.co/mIhkrSY5ef
71 days ago
RT @findtj: Ready and waiting. 😏 #onassignment https://t.co/2t217Jmm09
71 days ago
Officials say they know why Priest Rapids Dam is leaking | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/eefmcw2lXr
72 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: Jon DeVaney: Tree fruit growers: it’s time to protect Dreamers https://t.co/SWLmPvcJo8
72 days ago
Easing of tensions?Chinese President Xi announces plan to “open” China, including lowering tariffs on auto imports. https://t.co/Zs3TPlmlZx
72 days ago
US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Id21R310fH
75 days ago
USApple: fresh apple inventories from 2017 crop at 61.3m bushels | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5QtX3js2X
76 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: SPECIAL REPORT-Learning from New Zealand - https://t.co/VhDCXs93Hx
76 days ago
@US_Apples says fresh apple holdings on April 1 totaled 61.3m bushels, 16 percent more than year ago. Processing h… https://t.co/81QHDIW0ek
77 days ago
New Zealand’s Honeycrisp blossoms in Timaru – Astonishing video you must see. #ifta #honeycrisp | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/riuhrnU3jx
78 days ago
Who wins in China-U.S. trade tiff? How about Australia? reports CNBC | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/KpsBmjyRHF
80 days ago
Our Managing Editor, Casey Corr, on how improvements to the magazine are inspired by innovations in the fruit indu… https://t.co/x9Hzun7az6
81 days ago
RT @WSU_Vit_Ext: For those who still read print (!), great article in the Yakima Herald on Women in Ag #womeninag #WomenInScience #WomenInS…
81 days ago
Coming Monday: China hits U.S. fruit, other goods. https://t.co/XRyxSwU0DW
83 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/yenEvLdzkm
83 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/QaJFDLruTn
86 days ago
The Blue orchard bees are getting a lot of buzz. https://t.co/IbrxEkBNA2
86 days ago
RT @findtj: Learn how to prune #CosmicCrisp with Stefano Musacchi using the click method in our latest video! https://t.co/UHZkJR3s6T @WSUT…
87 days ago
The view from Great Britain. Cosmic crisp – a new apple to get your teeth into | Science | The Guardian https://t.co/TZiXv4aLTJ
87 days ago
Click thinking: High-density success depends on pruning style | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/MYsExQnGaQ
87 days ago
WSU expended $42.8m in USDA research and develop funding in 2016. #WSU @wsuCSANR https://t.co/EmhUCYx9Wf
87 days ago
WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures | CAHNRS News | Washington State University https://t.co/vGFSnFjnwh
87 days ago
Effort aims to introduce housing for farmworkers in Yakima | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/GMjI1pPO3q
90 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/L0F1m0CziG
90 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/IDvGklr1wI
90 days ago
“The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is extremely disappointed that apple growers have been caught in the crosshai… https://t.co/9x2fik0fx9
91 days ago
China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of US products to target, including fresh fruit https://t.co/Sl09jevYh5
91 days ago
RT @findtj: Organic Fujis getting washed before they head off to #traderjoes — seen during the final day of the WSU fruit school. #WSUtreef…
91 days ago
USDA awards $63.5m to support clean plant stock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/eavx14Z2c6
92 days ago
Washington wine foundation adds new members | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/dBvDx4piH6
92 days ago
When tree fruit growers meet lawmakers | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/LZiSA4hpvj
92 days ago
RT @TreeFruitRob: Day 1 of @WSUTreeFruitExt @Postharvest Fruit School done! Went superbly, tomorrow we up it again with streaming with conc…
92 days ago
RT @sdininny: Beth Mitcham from UC Davis at WA Fruit School on pear ripening: Magic temp seems to be 50 degrees F, according to Bartlett st…
92 days ago
RT @sdininny: Michigan State’s Randy Beaudry with tips at Washington Fruit School: Retain suppresses ethylene production, but not ethylene…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: @TreeFruitRob starts the morning off with some bleak food waste numbers - $65 billion worth of food wasted every year. Post…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Debbie Rees of the East Malling Center in the UK says respiration monitoring shows apples from different orchards tolerate…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: The apples have been trying to tell us if when they are stressed by storage conditions & at risk of disorders. New tools he…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Randy Beaudry, MSU physiologist, it making me feel sympathy for apples! Think of all the stress apples face as we pull them…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Wow, there are a lot of tools to assess fruit maturity, from quick iodine dips for starch to lab equipment to assess acidit…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Ever wonder what 1-MCP is short for? Nate Reed of AgroFresh jokes that it stands for More Consistent Produce 😉 (Also, 1-m…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Use of postharvest powerhouse 1-MCP in the orchard, pre-harvest, offers a variety of quality benefits, said physiologist Je…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Or as Ines Hanrahan with the Wa Tree Fruit Research Comm. said, "your packinghouse is not a hospital, no sick patients are…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: More fundamentals from Bill Wolk, BC Tree Fruit Coop: Fruit quality is 100% created in the orchard, the role of good storag…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: I'm at the WSU postharvest fruit school today. Key concepts to keep in mind for the day: 1. Our fruit is alive! 2. We want…
97 days ago
Our report: Legal battle over Cosmic Crisp unlikely to affect availability of new trees, plus how litigation began. https://t.co/i9TmPArdti
97 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/jmfChCjSU1
97 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/Pjw1pyv9Li

Day 3, Washington hort show, morning summary

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6 days ago
Our latest Good Fruit Grower eFlash just came out: We've got the latest on cider apple growing techniques, a new Mi… https://t.co/2J0LYPDYTy
13 days ago
In our latest Good Fruit Grower eFlash: The brains behind breeding successfully and the latest on trade disputes -… https://t.co/Ni9260cNAp
16 days ago
Trade war with Mexico hits apple growers: “The economic impact to individual growers will vary, but collectively …… https://t.co/fIEi3nhBF9
20 days ago
Our Good Fruit Grower eFlash arrived today — Read our updates on U.S. growers facing international trade disputes a… https://t.co/MG5o7ykIEo
27 days ago
RT @findtj: Volcanic cherry growing? Not many cherry orchards this high up on the slope of #MtHood, Oregon. This was a fun story with @Swas…
28 days ago
In today's Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Cherries from on high dwarfing rootstocks, testing Gisela and why you need nat… https://t.co/0cjIvwqjhJ
34 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A Big Sky outlook on cherries - https://t.co/d9AGdl7yuZ https://t.co/Be7QdGyKkI
37 days ago
Our new issue is out — Cherries! https://t.co/IwlMMrn4gk (Cover image by TJ Mullinax @findtj) https://t.co/sbDH9wjjPY
41 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Some creative approaches to housing workers - https://t.co/260wXJTcnf https://t.co/XvaVJLaFLp
42 days ago
We can’t wait to see this guide. Great job to everyone involved! https://t.co/C2mxk2PigU
43 days ago
RT @WSUTreeFruitExt: Congratulations Tree Fruit Extension Team for being selected as the 2018 WSU CAHNRS Team Award winners. Our strength i…
48 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Lessons in labor and a new Young Grower - https://t.co/YatBgjFPMQ https://t.co/07VcNiu377
51 days ago
From our issue on labor matters: What to do if there’s a strike | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/4gCV9eMWT3
51 days ago
Here are some pointers for hiring H-2A workers | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Sxzuu7vVpg
55 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dealing with weeds, prepare for fire - https://t.co/Fnz96PLh8E https://t.co/BgrAY9x7Cv
56 days ago
USApple leader: Trade wars hurt everyone’s bottom line | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/r8N5O74WFO
56 days ago
Some California Farmers Already Feeling Impacts Of Possible Tariffs - https://t.co/regEmpmums https://t.co/oamyeGAZ5G
57 days ago
Smart tips for orchardists to protect themselves from wildfires. https://t.co/WTU75L6JfY
57 days ago
Agriculture secretary says he’s telling Trump to consider rejoining TPP - The Washington Post https://t.co/Yj91lxgmP1
57 days ago
Glyphosate-resistance is primary weed concern for wine grape growers in Washington state. https://t.co/8DpMa0IMI5
57 days ago
A researcher seeks to determine which indicators are most important in soil. https://t.co/GtlOz99oaE
57 days ago
Phytelligence forms partnership in India | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/IalGFE1vHN
58 days ago
Weed worries: Herbicide-resistant species are top of mind | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/8DpMa0IMI5
60 days ago
RT @IrishAppleGroup: More from #iftanz. The trip that keeps on giving. https://t.co/ZnPgbTlE0d
61 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More useful  lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/eGoP4Dp6vH https://t.co/WtEZc32vg8
62 days ago
Food, innovation and resilience in the face of climate change | The Seattle Times https://t.co/am4g6X9Tl4
62 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More useful  lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/HPCoXB31mG https://t.co/722wxO1oWF
62 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/wFQpP5oaP5 https://t.co/PlXnCZRXUH
64 days ago
Jim Moyer and so many others @wsucahnrs are world leaders in ag and key to the Northwest's leadership in tree fruit. https://t.co/uV5RWhpHYr
64 days ago
Orchard netting can help prevent sunburn in addition to providing hail protection. Our report from @iFruitTree in… https://t.co/K87x3Q0t20
66 days ago
@wsuCSANR Thergdsdfedf!
69 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding bitter pit solutions - https://t.co/w5VV3HO0HQ https://t.co/1eRIGy2gle
69 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding solutions to bitter pit.  - https://t.co/BxkhSogyxY https://t.co/bA3XAhL0sD
70 days ago
More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label | The Seattle Times https://t.co/mIhkrSY5ef
71 days ago
RT @findtj: Ready and waiting. 😏 #onassignment https://t.co/2t217Jmm09
71 days ago
Officials say they know why Priest Rapids Dam is leaking | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/eefmcw2lXr
72 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: Jon DeVaney: Tree fruit growers: it’s time to protect Dreamers https://t.co/SWLmPvcJo8
72 days ago
Easing of tensions?Chinese President Xi announces plan to “open” China, including lowering tariffs on auto imports. https://t.co/Zs3TPlmlZx
72 days ago
US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Id21R310fH
75 days ago
USApple: fresh apple inventories from 2017 crop at 61.3m bushels | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5QtX3js2X
76 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: SPECIAL REPORT-Learning from New Zealand - https://t.co/VhDCXs93Hx
76 days ago
@US_Apples says fresh apple holdings on April 1 totaled 61.3m bushels, 16 percent more than year ago. Processing h… https://t.co/81QHDIW0ek
77 days ago
New Zealand’s Honeycrisp blossoms in Timaru – Astonishing video you must see. #ifta #honeycrisp | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/riuhrnU3jx
78 days ago
Who wins in China-U.S. trade tiff? How about Australia? reports CNBC | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/KpsBmjyRHF
80 days ago
Our Managing Editor, Casey Corr, on how improvements to the magazine are inspired by innovations in the fruit indu… https://t.co/x9Hzun7az6
81 days ago
RT @WSU_Vit_Ext: For those who still read print (!), great article in the Yakima Herald on Women in Ag #womeninag #WomenInScience #WomenInS…
81 days ago
Coming Monday: China hits U.S. fruit, other goods. https://t.co/XRyxSwU0DW
83 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/yenEvLdzkm
83 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/QaJFDLruTn
86 days ago
The Blue orchard bees are getting a lot of buzz. https://t.co/IbrxEkBNA2
86 days ago
RT @findtj: Learn how to prune #CosmicCrisp with Stefano Musacchi using the click method in our latest video! https://t.co/UHZkJR3s6T @WSUT…
87 days ago
The view from Great Britain. Cosmic crisp – a new apple to get your teeth into | Science | The Guardian https://t.co/TZiXv4aLTJ
87 days ago
Click thinking: High-density success depends on pruning style | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/MYsExQnGaQ
87 days ago
WSU expended $42.8m in USDA research and develop funding in 2016. #WSU @wsuCSANR https://t.co/EmhUCYx9Wf
87 days ago
WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures | CAHNRS News | Washington State University https://t.co/vGFSnFjnwh
87 days ago
Effort aims to introduce housing for farmworkers in Yakima | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/GMjI1pPO3q
90 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/L0F1m0CziG
90 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/IDvGklr1wI
90 days ago
“The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is extremely disappointed that apple growers have been caught in the crosshai… https://t.co/9x2fik0fx9
91 days ago
China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of US products to target, including fresh fruit https://t.co/Sl09jevYh5
91 days ago
RT @findtj: Organic Fujis getting washed before they head off to #traderjoes — seen during the final day of the WSU fruit school. #WSUtreef…
91 days ago
USDA awards $63.5m to support clean plant stock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/eavx14Z2c6
92 days ago
Washington wine foundation adds new members | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/dBvDx4piH6
92 days ago
When tree fruit growers meet lawmakers | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/LZiSA4hpvj
92 days ago
RT @TreeFruitRob: Day 1 of @WSUTreeFruitExt @Postharvest Fruit School done! Went superbly, tomorrow we up it again with streaming with conc…
92 days ago
RT @sdininny: Beth Mitcham from UC Davis at WA Fruit School on pear ripening: Magic temp seems to be 50 degrees F, according to Bartlett st…
92 days ago
RT @sdininny: Michigan State’s Randy Beaudry with tips at Washington Fruit School: Retain suppresses ethylene production, but not ethylene…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: @TreeFruitRob starts the morning off with some bleak food waste numbers - $65 billion worth of food wasted every year. Post…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Debbie Rees of the East Malling Center in the UK says respiration monitoring shows apples from different orchards tolerate…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: The apples have been trying to tell us if when they are stressed by storage conditions & at risk of disorders. New tools he…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Randy Beaudry, MSU physiologist, it making me feel sympathy for apples! Think of all the stress apples face as we pull them…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Wow, there are a lot of tools to assess fruit maturity, from quick iodine dips for starch to lab equipment to assess acidit…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Ever wonder what 1-MCP is short for? Nate Reed of AgroFresh jokes that it stands for More Consistent Produce 😉 (Also, 1-m…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Use of postharvest powerhouse 1-MCP in the orchard, pre-harvest, offers a variety of quality benefits, said physiologist Je…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Or as Ines Hanrahan with the Wa Tree Fruit Research Comm. said, "your packinghouse is not a hospital, no sick patients are…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: More fundamentals from Bill Wolk, BC Tree Fruit Coop: Fruit quality is 100% created in the orchard, the role of good storag…
93 days ago
RT @kprengaman: I'm at the WSU postharvest fruit school today. Key concepts to keep in mind for the day: 1. Our fruit is alive! 2. We want…
97 days ago
Our report: Legal battle over Cosmic Crisp unlikely to affect availability of new trees, plus how litigation began. https://t.co/i9TmPArdti
97 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/jmfChCjSU1
97 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/Pjw1pyv9Li

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