2020 HORT SHOW & EXPO COVERAGE
Coverage from the 116th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo and the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO.

Michigan hort society honors peach breeder, apple grower at GLEXPO

GLEXPO Day 3: Hard cider is bigger on the other side of the pond

Hort Show Day 3: Pests

Organic control of common pests and diseases highlight morning session. Read More »

8 hours ago
Cosmic Crisp packed a crowd. Here's our wrap on the wrap-up session of #hortshow2021: https://t.co/3dwNEwpzAh
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10 hours ago
Day 2 @GLEXPO morning session covers SWD, nematodes and American brown rot. Here's our wrap: https://t.co/lKFUS2ZJRu
10 hours ago
Michigan hort society honored Ed Oxley and the late Larry Gut at the Great Lakes @GLEXPO banquet.… https://t.co/qtIAkU9tiP
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11 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Now Einhorn is talking optimal stub length for renewing apple limbs, which differs according to cultivar. #glexpo
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11 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: MSU's Todd Einhorn is describing a user-friendly growth rate model to help inform thinning decisions. #glexpo
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12 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: MSU's Anna Wallis and grower Phil Schwallier are talking about Metamitron and ACC thinning trials. #glexpo
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12 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Carolina Torres of WSU discussing greasiness: sort of a mystery how it develops, especially in the orchard. #hortshow2021
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12 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: The heavy hitters are here for the Apple 2 sesh. #glexpo
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12 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Sara Serra of WSU now walking through pollination experiments for WA 38. #hortshow2021
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13 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Stefano Musacchi of WSU giving history of eight years of WA 38 physiology research. #hortshow2021
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13 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Lee Kalcsits of WSU: Green Spot in WA 38 came down in 2021 from 202 as trees matured. It’s related to vigor, nitrogen manage…
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14 hours ago
RT @findtj: The Cosmic Crisp session room is jam packed on the final day of #HortShow2021. Several sessions for growers to learn from today…
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14 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Kevin Brandt of PVM: Average Cosmic price was $2.68 per pound. Highest in nation. Honeycrisp $2.46. #HortShow2021
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14 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Lynnell Brandt of PVM: in 2025 Cosmic Crisp will be only 0.5 percent of global apple volume. That’s not enough for global br…
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14 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: Albert Tsui of WSU says he will be a “stickler” about correct brand and logo use. #hortshow2021
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15 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: $10.3 million marketing costs expected to be paid off in 2022. #hortshow2021
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15 hours ago
RT @kprengaman: Last day of the #hortshow2021. I'm in the legal and regulatory risk management session, which may not lend itself to pithy…
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15 hours ago
RT @SwassRoss: WA 38 tree royalties have totaled $11.2 million so far said Scot Hulbert of WSU. #hortshow2021
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15 hours ago
Congratulations to all Washington tree fruit industry leaders honored at the #hortshow2021 banquet. Check out the l… https://t.co/UMVXltxQPx
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15 hours ago
Nematode management tips for blueberries below: https://t.co/YYXmefo3HA
15 hours ago
I wasn't ;) But now us West-coasters can catch up with the @GLEXPO via twitter! https://t.co/CZFQqrSobg
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16 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: MSU's George Sundin is going to talk American brown rot in cherries. #glexpo
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16 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Now in #glexpo Cherry session. MSU's Todd Einhorn is talking microspora genesis. I wish I was smart enough to break dow…
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17 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: MSU's Marisol Quintanilla is talking nematode management in blueberry fields. #glexpo
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17 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: MSU's Rufus Isaacs is giving an update on SWD management. After several years of infestation in Michigan, lot of mgmt t…
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17 hours ago
RT @milkovich_matt: #glexpo. Blueberry 1. Y'all ready for this?
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1 day ago
The WA tree fruit gathers to honor industry leaders and raise money for its scholarship program. https://t.co/ZZkzwxcPb8 #hortshow2021
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1 day ago
RT @SwassRoss: In the same tech session, Lee Kalcsits of WSU shared ways to mitigate heat stress, which reached record levels in 2021. One…
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1 day ago
RT @findtj: Our 2021 Good Fruit Grower of the Year and the Aztec Fuji block before harvest that was in the background of the December cover…
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1 day ago
Founder of @Abundant_ag Robotics details successes, ultimate failure for WSTFA meeting. @therobotreporthttps://t.co/VwuVHyAzlK
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1 day ago
RT @SwassRoss: #hortshow2021 attendees heard the tale of successes and ultimate failure of Abundant Robotics’ quest to build a robotic appl…
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1 day ago
Here's our wrap of the morning research updates on Washington Day2 #HortShow2021 https://t.co/RLO2zwjl5B https://t.co/SVGfSBFtNb
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1 day ago
RT @Scottthepathol1: Also, check out the little cherry app to help with scouting: https://t.co/7TVcLgjlDM
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1 day ago
Day 1 #glexpo wrap-up features tech talks. https://t.co/a6ZFyhKVm4 https://t.co/Mau4RU5IdI
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1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Julianna Wilson is covering the next Apple 1 topic, too, best management practices for pollinator protection in apples.…
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1 day ago
RT @Scottthepathol1: The little cherry disease task force is live at the WA Hort Expo! @goodfruitgrower has been live tweeting, but a scout…
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1 day ago
There's a whole Postharvest class here — thanks @milkovich_matt! https://t.co/NOBynYGSWL
1 day ago
WSU Extension representing at @GLEXPO https://t.co/WkSTtBMxoR
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1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: WSU's Bernardita Sallato is in Michigan to talk about nitrogen management in apples. #glexpo
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1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: MSU's Randy Beaudry is the next speaker, covering lenticel breakdown. #glexpo
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1 day ago
RT @SwassRoss: In research by Achala N KC of OSU, penicillium and botrytis dominated pears at point of putting them in a bin, but there was…
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1 day ago
RT @kprengaman: Last session of the morning is all things Little Cherry Disease. Which is actually two diseases with two very different pat…
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1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: #glexpo afternoon sessions starting. Sitting in on Apple 1.
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1 day ago
RT @kprengaman: Now, Chris Adams from @OSUAgSci joins us in person to share an update on the codling moth task force. He and other task for…
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1 day ago
RT @kprengaman: Entomologist Betsy Beers of @wsucahnrs continues her three part talk on invasive species with Brown Marmorated Stink Bug an…
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1 day ago
Now discussing bin sanitation: https://t.co/QYlfimq3IP
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1 day ago
RT @findtj: Daniel Valdovinos, Enza Fruit Products, talks about specific techniques to successfully grow Envy (Scilate) during the Spanish…
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1 day ago
RT @findtj: The large conference room is filled for the Spanish sessions on the second day of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association's…
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1 day ago
RT @kprengaman: Continuing on the theme of @USDA_NIFA SCRI funding for tree fruit research, @wsucahnrs's Stefano Musacchi introduces the ne…
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1 day ago
RT @SwassRoss: Achour Amiri of WSU has taken over in decay session at #hortshow2021 discussing management techniques. https://t.co/DvNWYfr7…
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1 day ago
RT @SwassRoss: Technical difficulties delayed the start of the post harvest decay session at the #hortshow2021, but Prashant Swamy of WSU i…
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1 day ago
RT @kprengaman: Now, @wsucahnrs's Lee Kalcsits @WSUTFRECPhysiol talks about research into precision apple rootstock selection, @AppleRoot2F…
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1 day ago
Technology implementation is a topic for this afternoon at the #hortshow2021 too. https://t.co/XflBMhJRQW
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Interested in this technology? Learn more from the GFG archive:https://t.co/dLKtnw9Gxf https://t.co/U32AhZqNcC
1 day ago
Tools for managing your microclimate! https://t.co/IuJYbfNWUh
1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Congrats on 150 years, Michigan State Hort Society! #glexpo https://t.co/I1BbrpVMwy
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1 day ago
Return of the Expo: there's lots for the fruit industry to see at the Yakima Sundome. Exhibitors say everything is… https://t.co/9g8L4FPHLG
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1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Last speaker is Mark Ledebuhr of Application Insight, who will talk about the secondary impacts of implementing new tec…
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1 day ago
RT @milkovich_matt: Iowa State's Jose Gonzalez-Acuna is talking disease warning systems and intelligent airblast sprayers for targeted pest…
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GLEXPO Day 2: “Blue wave” leaving Michigan behind

MSU researchers talk pest control at Great Lakes EXPO

Profit by precision: 2020 Good Fruit Grower of the Year

2020 Grower of the Year Rod Farrow reflects on a career on the leading edge of precision horticulture in New York. Read More »


X disease headlines Hort Show morning session

Day 2 of NW Hort Show starts with focus on pests and diseases. Read More »


Hort Show Day 2: Tech session

Labor tracking and Smart Orchard dominate discussions. Read More »

Nonfamily traditions: 2020 Good Fruit Grower of the Year

Farrow shares insights on planning successful farm transitions. Read More »


The king of crop load: 2020 Good Fruit Grower of the Year

Precision crop load management drives Farrow’s success. Read More »


Success starts in the nursery: 2020 Good Fruit Grower of the Year

For detail-driven Farrow, designer trees produced in the home nursery provide the best start for super spindle orchards. Read More »

Hort Show Day 1: Apple variety overload again a topic at annual conference


Industry leaders recognized at 2020 Hort Show


The shows will go on(line)

Get the most out of your virtual conference experience. Read More »

Prophecies from a Supermarket Guru

Keynote Hort Show speaker to share predictions of future grocery shopping. Read More »


Snyder: Agriculture is essential for a fruitful future

This year’s WSTFA Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo is going to a virtual platform. Read More »


DeVaney: Essential doesn’t mean easy

Reflecting on the Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s busy 2020 and looking ahead at industry priorities for 2021. Read More »