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We will be covering the 114th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo
December 3-5, 2018, at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima, Washington.

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Ten academics retire from extension work @ucanr. https://t.co/4wt84W2kOj https://t.co/wUNuMhhxxE

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Preparations underway by @USDA_ARS and @daane_lab to release a parasitoid wasp that targets cherry and berry pest s… https://t.co/K3i6ci5xdG

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We’re looking for outstanding cover photos! Share your best images highlighting tree fruit and grape growing from a… https://t.co/UFZPo2sfT4

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Seeing through the smoky haze: Wine scientists in WA, OR and CA present a plan to research critical industry questi… https://t.co/06Cb5CVdT0

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Looking for suitable vinifera sites in Michigan? @CANRatMSU researchers found some surprises.… https://t.co/ljyg1wJFKR

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The $66 million Plant Sciences Building @wsucahnrs is complete. https://t.co/qvfYk2yR7v

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Pennsylvania growers take another look at pears, thanks to fire blight-resistant varieties. https://t.co/5ul4NPwQEmhttps://t.co/NlO0fm4bll

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See who won the 2020 individual and alumni @WAEF_ORG Volunteer of the Year awards: https://t.co/52urayagQK

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Royal Slope and Candy Mountain earn designations as Washington’s newest AVAs. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/Ln1cIUkO5Q

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Why some Washington wine grape growers see the appeal of biodynamic farming. @DemeterUSA https://t.co/17lnyd0tfw https://t.co/dbdcketkok

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Food trend futurist @Jack_A_Bobo talks about combatting consumer misperceptions about agriculture. https://t.co/fqil38QTW5

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Taking on a new leadership role, @WSUTreeFruitExt's Karen Lewis, @kmlewis57, is now director of @WSUExtension's Agr… https://t.co/vsRotVllQz

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Maker of self-driving sprayer, @GussAutomation, eyes the PNW tree fruit industry, while Burro from @AugeanRoboticshttps://t.co/TJVZlkaphF

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Meet David Bittner from Appleton NY, #GFGYoungGrower in our Nov 2020 issue. David earned a degree in ag system mana… https://t.co/gAYCAe7K4p

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WA Supreme Court rules against ag exemption for overtime pay. https://t.co/mQhCnBzKbu

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The @WAEF_ORG 2020 Volunteer Organization of the Year Award goes to @cmiorchards. https://t.co/M2DAlD2oEF

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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

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AEWR will stand pat for two years after @USDOL announces freeze and adjustment to AEWR calculations. https://t.co/59ix1xeIox

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Three-year project for @WSUWineScience, funded by @Wa_State_Wine, looks to determine the scope and severity of phyl… https://t.co/CZPGycOsQJ

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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

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Responding to a little cherry disease impact survey can help @WSUTreeFruitExt and @FruitTreeAshley identify the eco… https://t.co/hIRkEPzVkR

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WSU prof aims to commercialize water-saving subsurface wine grape irrigation approach. @KionaWine @WSUWineSciencehttps://t.co/Nx2fK2wZlb

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Blueberry growers need more up-to-date pollination recommendations, so @CANRatMSU’s @msuberrybugs and… https://t.co/NU680r6Zql

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Research at @CornellCALS confirms new bitter rot species. https://t.co/ltVhSyDxVi https://t.co/VZloYmcD8A

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Finally, some good news! @WSDAgov #AsianGiantHornet eradication team successfully destroyed its first nest over the… https://t.co/SsvNNBwdiS

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Oregon extends coronavirus-related farm labor housing rules through winter. @ORagriculture https://t.co/EoqFRbLrPr

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Deadlines approaching for farmers in @STofOregon to apply for coronavirus expense reimbursement. https://t.co/i8Je00RxSX

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Researcher with @TfrecWsu works toward in-orchard detection of postharvest pathogens. https://t.co/XqHYwClB9Z https://t.co/flTxUijghx

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Ongoing study at @CANRatMSU shows tighter orchards could lead to replant problems. https://t.co/lCruwyygAA https://t.co/q7F52RJU1A

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Vineyard study by @CANRatMSU shows weed control requires multiple techniques. https://t.co/SbgTt1bxJs https://t.co/uFhAv4nFse

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Columbia Basin orchardists rig retractable netting system. https://t.co/RCDjYyZPQX https://t.co/grM98nirWz

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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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Reflective fabric improves apple coloring and grower profits in @ccecornell trial. https://t.co/8zpvIQEZlE https://t.co/srRxrEPS8e

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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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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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The @USDOL drops annual wage survey tied to AEWR. https://t.co/TAfkbYlCT5

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USApple talks pandemic and trade during @usapples Outlook conference. https://t.co/v5xk5uZsgU https://t.co/USQpgnKoRe

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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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With exports falling, @Washington_Appl looks to focus on home court strength. https://t.co/OnNHA9B8IC https://t.co/aCfR0ICQ3t

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Candy Mountain becomes Washington’s latest, and smallest, American Viticultural Area. @Wa_State_Wine @WINESofWAhttps://t.co/V5s1CqYnT5

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Blueberry groups ask U.S. to investigate imports. @the_FBGA @blueberry411 @USDA https://t.co/P9kGTk772j

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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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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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Cherry flights increase out of Washington’s little Grant County airport while exports decrease overall.… https://t.co/FrEIVUCy81

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Well of course we had a crazy cherry season in a crazy year. @ChelanFresh @NWcherrygrowers @PORTOFMOSESLAKEhttps://t.co/IswKTQsKk5

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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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Peach growers @TitanFarms and Talbott Farms orchestrate transcontinental worker transfer while U.S. government make… https://t.co/pD4uU71S4S

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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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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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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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Smoke and wind drive down Washington apple crop estimate, says @Washington_Appl. https://t.co/eeOOGmXbm9

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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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New legislation mandates collective negotiation for canning pears after prices plummeted last year when a processor… https://t.co/gG5pZJyHXZ

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Michigan farmworkers must be tested for COVID-19. @MichFarmBureau, @UFWupdates https://t.co/AqgSUZZPQO

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State-mandated testing at Gebbers Farms shows low COVID-19 infection rate. https://t.co/yPHZnAjr8a

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Peshastin pear growers say that without marketing and postharvest handling changes to spur consumer demand, prices… https://t.co/E3B4admKoA

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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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Blueberry groups announce virtual conference keynote speakers. @Blue4Health @blueberry411. https://t.co/apWxSGhKCD

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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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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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