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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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Oroville grower prefers wide open spaces in his orchards. https://t.co/1JA06tFmm1 https://t.co/jtIQIhbmmS

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Washington’s northernmost apple growers find lifeline in Honeycrisp-derived varieties and relationships with large… https://t.co/UPCd8yfV3e

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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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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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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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Calling all blueberry growers: Nationwide blueberry research team needs grower input on pollination practices. Surv… https://t.co/la94iTHt57

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The latest NC-140 collaborative apple rootstock trial, led by @HorticultureWsu, @wsucahnrs, compares standard dwarf… https://t.co/09nGiisZsu

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Remember that old email exchange about the fire blight pic? New tool can save it and find it later. @USDA_ARShttps://t.co/ypNrv12zqb

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Learn about evaluations underway for elite selections in Washington State University’s apple breeding program.… https://t.co/grC2gF6DGP

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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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Aligning with new guidelines for the fully vaccinated, WA @lniwa eases restrictions for farmworker housinghttps://t.co/MAsgcuaxd6

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Though Cascade snowpack should be sufficient for most WA irrigators, @EcologyWA warns of developing drought conditi… https://t.co/csPwG1CEkD

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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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WSU’s @FaithCritzer ranks listeria indicator hot spots in Washington packing houses. https://t.co/216oTQa9Zt https://t.co/kaRoG8gqTm

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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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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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Transgenic approaches developed by @NCSUPlantPath and @ucsdbiosciences researchers could help control spotted wing… https://t.co/BKum3FKYtY

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The @NYWineGrapeFdn is making a new push to create a statewide sustainability certification program in New York, ba… https://t.co/obfWuluo9m

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Fruit promotion group @USApears lands Mexican luchador Psycho Clown as health spokesman. https://t.co/jLKeAe3H0j https://t.co/g8no08SaGZ

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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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USApple announces in-person Outlook meeting in August. @usapples We'll see you there!https://t.co/A3uahIMHd9

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Cherry growers turn to pollination technology companies such as @ontargetspray, @Dropcopter and @ProgressiveAg1 to… https://t.co/DBWDM9PcQn

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The @NWcherrygrowers call for 222,000 ton #cherry crop at pre-season meeting. https://t.co/wSnMG7wV5D

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Western Growers' harvest automation initiative announces first cohort of #agtech companies; including orchard harv… https://t.co/JVxDhCQdVw

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Thanks for sharing the story @UNHppathlab! Sorry we missed tagging your lab in the first post. https://t.co/KxNdgxqyYJ

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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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Need more Honeycrisp conversation in your life? Check out this upcoming webinar series by @WSUTreeFruitExthttps://t.co/XOo3ZGxzfN

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Cicadas are emerging in biblical proportions, but growers (fingers crossed) aren’t expecting biblical amounts of da… https://t.co/7aMKn0YRPe

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Researchers @PMB_Berkeley are using new technology to fight grape powdery mildew at the genetic level.… https://t.co/ACX4g3OOnw

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B.J. Thurlby of @NWcherrygrowers shares stats on last season’s success and the ways the cherry industry is developi… https://t.co/E1xIKNihZg

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Recognized as @WAwinegrowers’ grower of the year for 2020, Sadie Drury of Walla Walla shares how putting people fir… https://t.co/5YDCAYUegW

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The @EquitableFood certification assures consumers that produce is “Responsibly Grown and Farmworker Assured,” but… https://t.co/qC9zNL6zuH

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Regulators @lniwa update and extend coronavirus worker housing rules. https://t.co/gBGRpyxN5a

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Two spreadsheet savvy @iFruitTree speakers say the future of farming includes crunching numbers on your computer.… https://t.co/CHkh6h4Ruh

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Northwest blueberry growers to promote fruit in Southeast Asia. @blueberries https://t.co/OJ5awD3DhM https://t.co/vHy2YcnQra

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Mistakes made during dormant pruning in the vineyard can be costly. https://t.co/IDN36BJ8Ah https://t.co/GMPSkRr3Yg

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U.K. experience plus U.S. innovation makes for a good hard cider blend. https://t.co/TyU7jtbsQO https://t.co/egSj8SrvRZ

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Washington apple pride pays off: In the first year, over 500 new specialty license plates raise nearly $16,000 for… https://t.co/wYUIEO4hXk

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Meet Eric Cameron & Allison Schrader from Eltopia WA, young growers in our May 1 issue. The third generation workin… https://t.co/WNhCRmXaDC

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Cherry growers make first Northwest crop prediction. https://t.co/Gz3M4AliaS

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Fruit companies vaccinate their workers. https://t.co/ha901A2W3W https://t.co/scmMbUqGp3

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Washington State University taps @KhotLav as interim director for @wsucahnrs AgWeatherNet. https://t.co/13BZLTE9LD

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Oregon OSHA indefinitely extends pandemic ag restrictions, including bunk bed ban. @FruitTreeAshley https://t.co/jszVTISvtB

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Looking back at 2020 can teach us how to prepare for the next crisis, says crisis communications specialist… https://t.co/K3TR0hhMHT

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Slow movement and low prices mar Year 2 for @thecosmiccrisp. https://t.co/Uv2YQAB6pa https://t.co/5Y6nkojVBh

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Rising wages, lowering overtime threshold put New York growers in a bind. @ccecornell, @NYFarmBureauhttps://t.co/MEPXgqRAiw

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The Farm Workforce Modernization Act offers growers a glimmer of hope for needed labor reforms. It’s not perfect, b… https://t.co/LU4srAazBx

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WSU pathologists share updates on apple powdery mildew research. https://t.co/NLFhNC1Skx https://t.co/PahLNGanUe

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The wide-ranging research project @AppleRoot2Fruit that aimed to help growers optimize rootstock choice for fruit q… https://t.co/nc4HpbQ714

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Biorenovation approach to fight replant disease by recruiting good microbes appears to work in field scale… https://t.co/fvoZBGemTZ

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We know last week’s freezing weather damaged Great Lakes fruit crops, but we don’t yet know how bad it was.… https://t.co/DOO9y0cRrr

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Don’t just throw calcium at calcium-related problems, says @b_sallato with @WSUExtension. First look for factors th… https://t.co/zU8LHR9Klh

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WSU’s @b_sallato suspects some growers may waste money on calcium treatments. https://t.co/YXiWQMVZ6A https://t.co/kcxyYdtG63

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Some New England orchards, including @RogersOrchards, have success suppressing weeds with wood chips.… https://t.co/haCWM8beFy

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Five years into their study of soil health, @WSUTreeFruitExt and @WSUTFRECPhysiol are finding important impacts on… https://t.co/N4kpXLqD0I

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30 years of research show Idaho’s climate is great for cold-hardy table grapes, but the fledgling industry faces ch… https://t.co/nAlbnra5ea

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Idaho’s fruit belt may look like an island in a sea of potatoes, but for more than 30 years, @uidaho pomologist Esm… https://t.co/Lc05d36NuC

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A Yakima judge grants wafla and @WAFarmBureau a win on some challenges to the state’s COVID-19 emergency regulation… https://t.co/78FtOA6R7x

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The WA wine industry has its work cut out for it, but bright nuggets emerge from 2020, say experts @WAwinegrowers c… https://t.co/xWHILs8cgf

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The Asian pear niche: Specialized orchards growing specialized pears for specialized markets. @SubarashiiPearhttps://t.co/rlQAuxsxWG

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