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Live from Good Fruit Grower magazine

We will be covering the 112th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo on December 5-7, 2016, at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

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The Wenatchee Convention Center will be open to attendees Monday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m., Tuesday: 8 a.m.–10 p.m., Wednesday: 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

For more information about the sessions, download or view the 2016 program guide here.

USApple leader: Trade wars hurt everyone’s bottom line | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/r8N5O74WFO

- 2 hours ago

Some California Farmers Already Feeling Impacts Of Possible Tariffs - https://t.co/regEmpmums https://t.co/oamyeGAZ5G

- 3 hours ago

Smart tips for orchardists to protect themselves from wildfires. https://t.co/WTU75L6JfY

- 1 day ago

Agriculture secretary says he’s telling Trump to consider rejoining TPP - The Washington Post https://t.co/Yj91lxgmP1

- 1 day ago

Glyphosate-resistance is primary weed concern for wine grape growers in Washington state. https://t.co/8DpMa0IMI5

- 1 day ago

A researcher seeks to determine which indicators are most important in soil. https://t.co/GtlOz99oaE

- 1 day ago

Phytelligence forms partnership in India | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/IalGFE1vHN

- 1 day ago

Weed worries: Herbicide-resistant species are top of mind | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/8DpMa0IMI5

- 2 days ago

RT @IrishAppleGroup: More from #iftanz. The trip that keeps on giving. https://t.co/ZnPgbTlE0d

- 4 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More useful  lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/eGoP4Dp6vH https://t.co/WtEZc32vg8

- 5 days ago

Food, innovation and resilience in the face of climate change | The Seattle Times https://t.co/am4g6X9Tl4

- 6 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More useful  lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/HPCoXB31mG https://t.co/722wxO1oWF

- 6 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: More lessons from New Zealand's innovators - https://t.co/wFQpP5oaP5 https://t.co/PlXnCZRXUH

- 6 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

- 8 days ago

Orchard netting can help prevent sunburn in addition to providing hail protection. Our report from @iFruitTree in… https://t.co/K87x3Q0t20

- 8 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding bitter pit solutions - https://t.co/w5VV3HO0HQ https://t.co/1eRIGy2gle

- 13 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding solutions to bitter pit.  - https://t.co/BxkhSogyxY https://t.co/bA3XAhL0sD

- 13 days ago

More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label | The Seattle Times https://t.co/mIhkrSY5ef

- 14 days ago

RT @findtj: Ready and waiting. 😏 #onassignment https://t.co/2t217Jmm09

- 15 days ago

Officials say they know why Priest Rapids Dam is leaking | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/eefmcw2lXr

- 15 days ago

RT @WAEF_ORG: Jon DeVaney: Tree fruit growers: it’s time to protect Dreamers https://t.co/SWLmPvcJo8

- 16 days ago

Easing of tensions?Chinese President Xi announces plan to “open” China, including lowering tariffs on auto imports. https://t.co/Zs3TPlmlZx

- 16 days ago

US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Id21R310fH

- 16 days ago

USApple: fresh apple inventories from 2017 crop at 61.3m bushels | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5QtX3js2X

- 19 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: SPECIAL REPORT-Learning from New Zealand - https://t.co/VhDCXs93Hx

- 20 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

- 20 days ago

New Zealand’s Honeycrisp blossoms in Timaru – Astonishing video you must see. #ifta #honeycrisp | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/riuhrnU3jx

- 21 days ago

Who wins in China-U.S. trade tiff? How about Australia? reports CNBC | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/KpsBmjyRHF

- 22 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

- 24 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…

- 24 days ago

Coming Monday: China hits U.S. fruit, other goods. https://t.co/XRyxSwU0DW

- 24 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/yenEvLdzkm

- 27 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/QaJFDLruTn

- 27 days ago

The Blue orchard bees are getting a lot of buzz. https://t.co/IbrxEkBNA2

- 30 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…

- 30 days ago

The view from Great Britain. Cosmic crisp – a new apple to get your teeth into | Science | The Guardian https://t.co/TZiXv4aLTJ

- 31 days ago

Click thinking: High-density success depends on pruning style | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/MYsExQnGaQ

- 31 days ago

WSU expended $42.8m in USDA research and develop funding in 2016. #WSU @wsuCSANR https://t.co/EmhUCYx9Wf

- 31 days ago

WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures | CAHNRS News | Washington State University https://t.co/vGFSnFjnwh

- 31 days ago

Effort aims to introduce housing for farmworkers in Yakima | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/GMjI1pPO3q

- 31 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/L0F1m0CziG

- 34 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/IDvGklr1wI

- 34 days ago

“The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is extremely disappointed that apple growers have been caught in the crosshai… https://t.co/9x2fik0fx9

- 34 days ago

China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of US products to target, including fresh fruit https://t.co/Sl09jevYh5

- 34 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…

- 35 days ago

USDA awards $63.5m to support clean plant stock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/eavx14Z2c6

- 35 days ago

Washington wine foundation adds new members | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/dBvDx4piH6

- 36 days ago

When tree fruit growers meet lawmakers | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/LZiSA4hpvj

- 36 days ago

RT @TreeFruitRob: Day 1 of @WSUTreeFruitExt @Postharvest Fruit School done! Went superbly, tomorrow we up it again with streaming with conc…

- 36 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…

- 36 days ago

RT @sdininny: Michigan State’s Randy Beaudry with tips at Washington Fruit School: Retain suppresses ethylene production, but not ethylene…

- 36 days ago

RT @kprengaman: @TreeFruitRob starts the morning off with some bleak food waste numbers - $65 billion worth of food wasted every year. Post…

- 37 days ago

RT @kprengaman: Debbie Rees of the East Malling Center in the UK says respiration monitoring shows apples from different orchards tolerate…

- 37 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…

- 37 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…

- 37 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…

- 37 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…

- 37 days ago

RT @kprengaman: Use of postharvest powerhouse 1-MCP in the orchard, pre-harvest, offers a variety of quality benefits, said physiologist Je…

- 37 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…

- 37 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…

- 37 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…

- 37 days ago

Our report: Legal battle over Cosmic Crisp unlikely to affect availability of new trees, plus how litigation began. https://t.co/i9TmPArdti

- 41 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/jmfChCjSU1

- 41 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/Pjw1pyv9Li

- 41 days ago

WSU talks tough, Phytelligence talks softer in suits over Cosmic Crisp | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/UZcgRqfyrL

- 42 days ago

WSU puts out statement on its counter suit over Cosmic Crisp | WSU News | Washington State University https://t.co/qqDw0P9Rut

- 42 days ago

Food stamps fight threatens farm bill before it’s out of the gate - POLITICO https://t.co/M3jOBKz9MA

- 43 days ago

WSU and Phytelligence sue each other over Cosmic Crisp, GeekWire reports | Good Fruit Grower #WSU https://t.co/UZcgRqfyrL

- 44 days ago

RT @caseycorr: And now a word from Mother Nature. Spring has come to the Yakima Valley. https://t.co/FIaIEZRLU9

- 45 days ago

Washington research commission hires special projects coordinator | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/5bqA6EPl9z

- 48 days ago

Pear Bureau Northwest announces election | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/RW1GpbpLF7

- 48 days ago

Domex Superfresh appoints director of business development | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/qWUWcYDnzF

- 48 days ago

Dobashi named CEO of wafla as part of other personnel changes | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/jwf48HJBHe

- 48 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A biocontrol success story, resistant powdery mildew - https://t.co/zo7zUn6AnP

- 48 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A biocontrol success story, resistant powdery mildew- https://t.co/poPm87iujP

- 48 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Honors from New Zealand, how a drone could work at your farm - https://t.co/MbkpR1qt5A

- 55 days ago

Good Fruit Grower eFlash:IFTA gives honors in NZ, how a drone could work at your farm- https://t.co/iebOtysuqF

- 55 days ago

Study shows temps at which cherry buds are damaged | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/B3rRIPmZoZ

- 56 days ago

Munch Madness? USApple rolls out pun-laden promotion | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/D2OlQNgXnW

- 57 days ago