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

2 days ago
Oregon extends coronavirus-related farm labor housing rules through winter. @ORagriculture https://t.co/EoqFRbLrPr
3 days ago
Deadlines approaching for farmers in @STofOregon to apply for coronavirus expense reimbursement. https://t.co/i8Je00RxSX
3 days ago
Researcher with @TfrecWsu works toward in-orchard detection of postharvest pathogens. https://t.co/XqHYwClB9Z https://t.co/flTxUijghx
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4 days ago
Ongoing study at @CANRatMSU shows tighter orchards could lead to replant problems. https://t.co/lCruwyygAA https://t.co/q7F52RJU1A
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5 days ago
Vineyard study by @CANRatMSU shows weed control requires multiple techniques. https://t.co/SbgTt1bxJs https://t.co/uFhAv4nFse
10 days ago
Columbia Basin orchardists rig retractable netting system. https://t.co/RCDjYyZPQX https://t.co/grM98nirWz
12 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
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12 days ago
Reflective fabric improves apple coloring and grower profits in @ccecornell trial. https://t.co/8zpvIQEZlE https://t.co/srRxrEPS8e
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16 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
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18 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
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19 days ago
The @USDOL drops annual wage survey tied to AEWR. https://t.co/TAfkbYlCT5
20 days ago
USApple talks pandemic and trade during @usapples Outlook conference. https://t.co/v5xk5uZsgU https://t.co/USQpgnKoRe
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23 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
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25 days ago
With exports falling, @Washington_Appl looks to focus on home court strength. https://t.co/OnNHA9B8IC https://t.co/aCfR0ICQ3t
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26 days ago
Candy Mountain becomes Washington’s latest, and smallest, American Viticultural Area. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/V5s1CqYnT5
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27 days ago
Blueberry groups ask U.S. to investigate imports. @the_FBGA @blueberry411 @USDA https://t.co/P9kGTk772j
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27 days ago
As @thecosmiccrisp harvest approaches, growers are advised to clip stems and pick promptly once fruit shows signs o… https://t.co/zTfdWMRp8G
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31 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
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32 days ago
Cherry flights increase out of Washington’s little Grant County airport while exports decrease overall.… https://t.co/FrEIVUCy81
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32 days ago
Well of course we had a crazy cherry season in a crazy year. @ChelanFresh @NWcherrygrowers @PORTOFMOSESLAKEhttps://t.co/IswKTQsKk5
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33 days ago
Citing concerns of smoke-damaged grapes, West Coast wine industries urge Congress to extend a federal program that’… https://t.co/uusJYI23aA
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33 days ago
Peach growers @TitanFarms and Talbott Farms orchestrate transcontinental worker transfer while U.S. government make… https://t.co/pD4uU71S4S
37 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
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38 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
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38 days ago
Proponents of more pear varieties search for options and information as an alternative to starting a Washington bre… https://t.co/g3eX53Zudn
38 days ago
Smoke and wind drive down Washington apple crop estimate, says @Washington_Appl. https://t.co/eeOOGmXbm9
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39 days ago
Gerber’s long partnership with Michigan pears invests in the future with research. @Nestle https://t.co/SfSyFwi2eC https://t.co/NhsjZeqT76
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40 days ago
New legislation mandates collective negotiation for canning pears after prices plummeted last year when a processor… https://t.co/gG5pZJyHXZ
45 days ago
Michigan farmworkers must be tested for COVID-19. @MichFarmBureau, @UFWupdates https://t.co/AqgSUZZPQO
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45 days ago
State-mandated testing at Gebbers Farms shows low COVID-19 infection rate. https://t.co/yPHZnAjr8a
45 days ago
Peshastin pear growers say that without marketing and postharvest handling changes to spur consumer demand, prices… https://t.co/E3B4admKoA
46 days ago
Following months of pandemic-driven closures, wineries are hurting and grape growers expect less demand and lower p… https://t.co/QJ3EvhNAX3
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47 days ago
Blueberry groups announce virtual conference keynote speakers. @Blue4Health @blueberry411. https://t.co/apWxSGhKCD
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47 days ago
Quince rootstock trial from @WSUTreeFruitExt and @MSUExtension may have some good news for pear growers still pinin… https://t.co/dDkE0eBrIM
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51 days ago
Meet Fletcher Hukari from Hood River, OR, our #GFGYoungGrower featured in the Sept. 2020 issue. Fletcher is a fourt… https://t.co/9Jc3pY6eNK
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51 days ago
Washington State University prevails in Cosmic Crisp appeal by Phytelligence. @wsucahnrs https://t.co/9E4LFWGwGC
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51 days ago
$5.2 million grant awarded to @michiganstateu to fight fire blight: https://t.co/9v5akDI2lu
51 days ago
Royal Slope earns designation as Washington’s newest AVA. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWA @WAwinegrowers https://t.co/4D1Go6X80k
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52 days ago
A precision approach to irrigation can help pear growers protect packouts, according to on-farm demos by… https://t.co/TTnrQDukNe
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53 days ago
The @Wa_State_Wine research program is forging ahead with record-breaking funding. https://t.co/MjLDcj1Rxd
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53 days ago
Partnership between @WashingtonFruit and Yakima Fresh announced: https://t.co/iIgaZzJu7x
54 days ago
Kevin Moffitt of the @PearBureau talks about how @USApears is quickly adapting to changes at retail: https://t.co/kETEO9wirB
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59 days ago
International collaboration aims to advance smart orchard technologies. https://t.co/g0WbxcwbnT https://t.co/WYlyGE9Pw2
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60 days ago
WSU’s @AgWeatherNet studies differences between conditions inside the canopy and outside. https://t.co/H8QLk2dlLG https://t.co/015rdqYbpy
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61 days ago
Delivering the happy hour to your customers, virtually: https://t.co/MjujPTTSEz https://t.co/LPFtsDeu4Q
61 days ago
Northwest fresh pear harvest is estimated at 366,000 tons, says @PearBureau, and @USApears promotions are adapting… https://t.co/DA8Z6Ew5eX
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65 days ago
The @usapples Apple Outlook shows USApple and USDA crop estimates are very close: https://t.co/yWCB06VtZp #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Total USApple estimate for 2020: 253.3 million bushels. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Washington estimate: 176 million bushels. California 6.4 million, Oregon 3.8 million. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Michigan and Midwest estimate: 22.5 million bushels. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: New York 2020 crop estimate: 32 million bushels. Pennsylvania: 8.5 million. Virginia: 3.8 million. Total East: 44.7 mil…
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Frank Swanson of US Foods: Foodservice still buys a lot of Red Delicious apples. It's hard to get institutions to chang…
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Leghton Romney with Mexico's 2020 crop estimate: 19.8 million boxes. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Don Werden with the 2020 Canadian crop estimate: 18.7 million bushels. Up 3.5% from 2019. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Farmers will be OK in 2020, for the most part. We are worried for 2021. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Ag is doing OK overall. Some tough years ahead, but nowhere near the crisis of the 1980s. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Todd Van Hoose, president of Farm Credit Council, is talking about the Farm Credit System. "Inevitably, cycles happen i…
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Neighboring countries: Ukraine, 1.2 million tons. Turkey 3.6 million tons, Russia 920,000 tons. #AppleOutlook2020
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65 days ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Organic apples getting close to 5% of production. 511,000 tons, up from 476,000 tons. #AppleOutlook2020
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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 »

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