2017 WASHINGTON STATE HORT SHOW
We will be covering the 113th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo
December 4-6, 2017, at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington.

Labor, pests and disease: Hort show, Day 3 wrap

Tree fruit industry bestows honors at Washington awards banquet

23 hours ago
Train employees to be vigilant against cybersecurity threats. @WAOCIO https://t.co/iDT8QHgoaF https://t.co/fXOc7ZvDVq
1 day ago
OSU’s @FruitTreeAshley knows of many cherry viruses that don’t rhyme with Chittle Larry. https://t.co/3Yt2u7bCjT https://t.co/XCnB3Y1gfB
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2 days ago
What’s an MRL and why do they matter for fruit producers? David Epstein of the Northwest Horticultural Council expl… https://t.co/Xea52YnyY4
6 days ago
Youngblood Vineyard does something unique for a Detroit-area winery: grow its own grapes. @youngbloodvineshttps://t.co/HErnHakwwA
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8 days ago
Florida peaches have great potential, but a lack of rootstocks is one of the things holding them back. @UF_IFAS res… https://t.co/HvpdQWkQsH
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13 days ago
Tom Collins of @WSUWineScience named ASEV 2021–22 president, @ASEVtweets https://t.co/qeowNWqojz
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13 days ago
Apricot brandy market helps a small farm see a future for what many consider an old-fashioned fruit.… https://t.co/Glx3pTiNpW
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14 days ago
Grafting pest-attractive varieties onto trap trees could lessen orchard sprays. @FarnumHillCiderhttps://t.co/hq5ZbMc3Wi
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15 days ago
Could bees be spreading viruses in Southeast peach orchards? @ejcieniewicz https://t.co/9lJPA3PY98 https://t.co/yXr9aqYlwa
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16 days ago
New app released to help scout little cherry disease symptoms and vectors. @WSUTreeFruitExt, @FruitTreeAshley https://t.co/hSCaPI4PW9
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20 days ago
It’s risky to replant in orchards battling X disease and little cherry disease, but there are steps growers can tak… https://t.co/XOCDzgUeq2
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20 days ago
Why does the @usda_nass survey count annual production for New York’s $2.6 million tart cherry industry but not its… https://t.co/pG9BNuLxRa
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21 days ago
Estimate from @NWcherrygrowers predicts 20 percent of crop lost to recent heat wave. https://t.co/7fsyc8INr9 https://t.co/1pLZK4IqwO
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22 days ago
Broadcasting the hard work of Northwest pear and cherry growers, featuring nutrition prof @KPritchettRD.… https://t.co/4Ky6PVfEza
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26 days ago
Washington's largest wine business, @SteMichelle, sold for $1.2 billion. https://t.co/DWdr1XmnBX
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28 days ago
As fruit production companies grow more sophisticated, they recruit for experts beyond U.S. borders. @AelloMariohttps://t.co/mjL4k1KreN
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28 days ago
Blueberry producers increasingly turn to mechanical harvest for fresh pack, while manufacturers race to innovate.… https://t.co/8P2uIpuMqE
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29 days ago
Armillaria root rot-infested soils limit peach, cherry and almond production. That’s why researchers are working to… https://t.co/K46VNUoCCH
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33 days ago
Robotic harvester maker @Abundant_ag is closing shop in California. https://t.co/HqBtsWW0KF https://t.co/Jw3OsCwbmI
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33 days ago
Meet Cherie Steinmetz (left) and Danae Yount, young growers in WA's Yakima Valley. They grow stone fruit and cherri… https://t.co/taAaxSWD4a
34 days ago
Hundreds of Japanese beetles collected in Yakima Valley on first day of trap checks; @WSDAgov asking for public’s h… https://t.co/mXKp0AHIlX
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34 days ago
Tree fruit industry hit by shortages, inflation of pallets, shipping containers and supplies. @A1PalletsLLChttps://t.co/1hxCky6Oot
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35 days ago
A step-by-step approach to establishing a fruiting-wall-style apricot orchard, from Australian horticulture consult… https://t.co/VKwDhcwg0o
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36 days ago
Racing the heat, cherry growers harvest at night. @NWcherrygrowers https://t.co/XeuOLFNrf3 https://t.co/9b9bb1IXot
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40 days ago
Pacific Northwest growers face a double whammy with triple-digit temperatures forecast. https://t.co/phSWD4R4TB
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41 days ago
Can fruit breeder IFG’s new low-chill cherries follow in the success of its grape program? https://t.co/FSNhjnA3H9 https://t.co/fGzUGaTwrV
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42 days ago
New @UMNHorticulture apple’s scab resistance makes it a win-win-win for consumers, growers and the environment.… https://t.co/LC2HyATxJ6
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43 days ago
Peterson Farms puts a roof over employees’ heads to help address labor shortages in rural Michigan. @MichDeptofAg s… https://t.co/TQ6RpoKxpn
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47 days ago
First sighting of Asian giant hornet in 2021 confirmed by @WSDAgov and @USDA_APHIS. https://t.co/VdffgRDtNy https://t.co/IP4M2sew7Z
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48 days ago
Panelists at @WAwinegrowers virtual conference discuss myriad trellis choices. @WSU_Wine_Vit https://t.co/vWX6eSwrIu
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49 days ago
White Bluffs and The Burn of Columbia Valley are the latest AVAs to be recognized in Washington state.… https://t.co/ypPgs2N5Dh
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49 days ago
The latest apples from @CornellAgriTech can fill multiple market niches. https://t.co/vUu2KZ7Teb https://t.co/YAY4BLmulA
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50 days ago
California cherry growers commission study to budget nutrients for their trees. @moradaproduce https://t.co/0q2nl0hK4y
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55 days ago
Oroville grower prefers wide open spaces in his orchards. https://t.co/1JA06tFmm1 https://t.co/jtIQIhbmmS
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55 days ago
Washington’s northernmost apple growers find lifeline in Honeycrisp-derived varieties and relationships with large… https://t.co/UPCd8yfV3e
56 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
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57 days ago
The future is now for vineyards facing climate change, say German wine experts from @hsgeisenheim and Koehler-Rupre… https://t.co/ug3EUueC25
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61 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
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62 days ago
Calling all blueberry growers: Nationwide blueberry research team needs grower input on pollination practices. Surv… https://t.co/la94iTHt57
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62 days ago
The latest NC-140 collaborative apple rootstock trial, led by @HorticultureWsu, @wsucahnrs, compares standard dwarf… https://t.co/09nGiisZsu
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63 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
64 days ago
Learn about evaluations underway for elite selections in Washington State University’s apple breeding program.… https://t.co/grC2gF6DGP
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68 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
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68 days ago
Aligning with new guidelines for the fully vaccinated, WA @lniwa eases restrictions for farmworker housinghttps://t.co/MAsgcuaxd6
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69 days ago
Though Cascade snowpack should be sufficient for most WA irrigators, @EcologyWA warns of developing drought conditi… https://t.co/csPwG1CEkD
69 days ago
Engineering for a fruitful future: An @iFruitTree panel discusses trellis design that’s prepared for future yields… https://t.co/ha9o57bfvE
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70 days ago
WSU’s @FaithCritzer ranks listeria indicator hot spots in Washington packing houses. https://t.co/216oTQa9Zt https://t.co/kaRoG8gqTm
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70 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
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71 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
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71 days ago
Transgenic approaches developed by @NCSUPlantPath and @ucsdbiosciences researchers could help control spotted wing… https://t.co/BKum3FKYtY
72 days ago
The @NYWineGrapeFdn is making a new push to create a statewide sustainability certification program in New York, ba… https://t.co/obfWuluo9m
72 days ago
Fruit promotion group @USApears lands Mexican luchador Psycho Clown as health spokesman. https://t.co/jLKeAe3H0j https://t.co/g8no08SaGZ
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75 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
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76 days ago
USApple announces in-person Outlook meeting in August. @usapples We'll see you there!https://t.co/A3uahIMHd9
76 days ago
Cherry growers turn to pollination technology companies such as @ontargetspray, @Dropcopter and @ProgressiveAg1 to… https://t.co/DBWDM9PcQn
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77 days ago
The @NWcherrygrowers call for 222,000 ton #cherry crop at pre-season meeting. https://t.co/wSnMG7wV5D
77 days ago
Western Growers' harvest automation initiative announces first cohort of #agtech companies; including orchard harv… https://t.co/JVxDhCQdVw
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77 days ago
Thanks for sharing the story @UNHppathlab! Sorry we missed tagging your lab in the first post. https://t.co/KxNdgxqyYJ
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77 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
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78 days ago
Need more Honeycrisp conversation in your life? Check out this upcoming webinar series by @WSUTreeFruitExthttps://t.co/XOo3ZGxzfN
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Overhiser, Isaacs and others honored at Great Lakes Expo

Wilbur-Ellis: 2017 Hort Show coverage sponsor

Gonzales: Spanish sessions exceed expectations at Washington annual meeting

Watch the 2017 Hort Show video summaries

GLExpo Day 3 wrap: using plant growth regulators for flowering, fruit set, and other aspects of physiology

 

Strong market for Michigan sweet cherries: GLExpo Day 2 wrap

Organics: Hort show Day 2, afternoon wrap

Playing to win: Day 2 Hort show, morning wrap

Anticipation and Flexibility: Day 1, Hort Show morning wrap

Varieties and Cosmic Crisp: Day 1, Hort Show afternoon wrap

GLExpo Day 1 wrap: pests, pollinators and soil microbes

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower. Read More »

A grower with industry influence: 2017 Grower of the year

Grower of the Year Mike Omeg has an impressive list of industry contributions and accomplishments. Read More »

Omeginsanity — ‘I was a little bit shocked’: 2017 Grower of the year

Avoiding the pitfalls: Expo 2017 Preview

Managing relationships is an important key to family farms: Great Lakes Farm Market EXPO Read More »

Hort Show Contest

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