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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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Meet Luke Tonnemaker, a young grower from Royal City WA, featured in our March 1 issue. A 4th-generation farmer, Lu… https://t.co/X2luBCgJnx

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Leafhoppers not wanted: Deterrent strategies show promise in @wsucahnrs research to help growers improve management… https://t.co/F8KDQssZBf

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2021 @AuctionWAWines lineup includes online and live events supporting the Washington wine industry and benefitting… https://t.co/2SfvY0DZ5S

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Popularity of sterile insect release for codling moth control soars. https://t.co/a4YoNKSygy https://t.co/dZ1fq7rRdE

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Researchers in two states probe best practices for sterile insect release for codling moth control. @WSUEntomologyhttps://t.co/WTUdws5KPj

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Federal judge tosses Washington prevailing wage survey results certified by @USDOL. https://t.co/8dwXtjxwFJ

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Invasive pest eradication is possible. What can we learn from California’s victory against the European grapevine m… https://t.co/vY8Cy1kun0

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Groups like @Radio_KDNA, @UFWF and Washington Growers League spread the vaccine word among farmworkers.… https://t.co/kcxYRzAiEQ

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A new task force formed by the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, with @LouisNottingham, @WSUTreeFruitExt,… https://t.co/khNAkaswMB

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Named the new endowed chair for tree fruit environmental physiology and management, @WSUTreeFruitExt’s… https://t.co/ZrBbDGekFS

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Pilots, growers share how aerial application fits into the tree fruit industry. https://t.co/7ZypDYpj9b / https://t.co/SV7tLI4nFM

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Cherries and peaches need modern training systems to catch up to apples in Eastern orchards. Learn more from a… https://t.co/ob4N9N8mVQ

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Trust @iFruitTree to introduce leading #AgTech companies serving the tree fruit industry. Great session! https://t.co/cX7kHhALz4

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A project led by @CANRatMSU could be a big step forward for fire blight research. @USDA_NIFA https://t.co/D2knvR5Hy2 https://t.co/aIcuEo0F7q

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From @iFruitTree, learn everything you wanted to know about Honeycrisp but were afraid to ask:… https://t.co/u7eewnY5Ep

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Take a page from the playbook of @Seangilbertappl and other growers: Thoughtfully engage with media during a crisis… https://t.co/EKWk5u12Fa

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Search is on for a tree fruit pathologist to fill @wsucahnrs endowed chair position. https://t.co/LKcdBsBjlk https://t.co/tKemzJ6urP

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Researchers @lizamaydg and @drtreefruit studying the potential for knocking down apple scab with a substance made f… https://t.co/w9GHIqXutD

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Cornell’s @kaitlinmgold is using hyperspectral imaging to spot grape diseases before they do damage.… https://t.co/2WH2qyahbe

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RT @kprengaman: Looking forward to next week! https://t.co/ajasF5qvD2

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Meet Ruben Canales, a young grower from Benton County, WA, featured in our Feb. 15 issue. Ruben is an orchard owner… https://t.co/pTtx7C2WTP

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As the X disease epidemic spurs more cherry tree removal, the spotlight turns to ensuring a healthy tree supply for… https://t.co/qw0nC5bbIB

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New compliance focus and new training program proposal from @WSDAgov aim to improve pesticide safety without additi… https://t.co/yS74t82rrK

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The @USDA_ARS invests in functional genomics approach to understand how pome fruit ripens — and what can go wrong —… https://t.co/Pdbp3TRZtw

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The apple’s genetic past could point the way to its future. @USDA_ARS, @BTIscience https://t.co/ZE5lya4xH3 https://t.co/T5jRwe6DmS

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Michigan’s ag and food workers have been moved forward in the vaccine line. @MichiganHHS, @MichFarmBureau https://t.co/0Ziad4ri2p

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Vineyard removals and a short 2020 crop ease the pressure, but “structural oversupply” remains for CA wine grape gr… https://t.co/2ZfSJPL0qW

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New $7.3 million grant will address improving produce safety needs for a wide variety of fresh fruit & veg.… https://t.co/AP2p5LGyQr

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AEWR expected to rise again; @USDOL to finalize by Feb. 25. https://t.co/wIiFBR70M9

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Today, @WesternGrowers @wg_cit announced a new plan to accelerate harvest automation technology for specialty crop… https://t.co/KBJIRxk8AX

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Trade authorities rule against blueberry industry’s appeal for relief. https://t.co/2IUduQeLm6

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A pear path to the future: Two-leader system gives @Stemilt a chance to learn about farming higher-density pears in… https://t.co/pfo4FazopG

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High school seniors with ties to Washington’s tree fruit industry can apply for @WAEF_ORG scholarships until March… https://t.co/e8mF1Pkt4c

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A scientist with @UCDavisCOE runs trials with a “co-robotic” platform that mixes automated speed and height adjustm… https://t.co/EkgVOk5qsi

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University of Washington public health scientists @UWDEOHS develop apps to translate pesticide labels into Spanish.… https://t.co/srzgGnz32o

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Statistical and royalty update for @thecosmiccrisp apple. https://t.co/JsygWamE3w

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Can organic certification help pear growers boost returns? A panel of growers from different pear regions says it’s… https://t.co/aZ1qlwYihc

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Get updates on the latest pear research projects at the NW Pear Research Review, Feb. 17 on Zoom. No registration r… https://t.co/TfTYTYdeTv

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Looking for “radical” source-sink manipulation in grapevines? Tim Martinson, @NYVITICULTURE, is your guy.… https://t.co/qDVYT3HWmJ

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Northwest Michigan will soon find out if it can consistently grow the late-ripening MAIA1 (EverCrisp) apple.… https://t.co/WbgKTLJK4C

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Washington growers make contingency plans while awaiting clarity on the state's overtime debate.… https://t.co/8mYq5vI3Ab

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Meet Clayton Ringer, a young grower from The Dalles, OR. A first-generation farmer, Clayton didn't think he could m… https://t.co/8Yiye6Md3S

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Fruit Orchard of the Future collaboration agreement signed between Washington state and the Netherlands. @WSDAgov,… https://t.co/gVcmN4Ivqs

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Betting on bubbles: @TreveriCellars invests in new sparkling-specific vineyards in the Naches Heights AVA with… https://t.co/i6XVU3SeMc

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The University of Minnesota has released its latest apple and given it an exultant name. @UMNHorticulturehttps://t.co/Yz4lXCAYj0

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Northwest Michigan growers talk about their struggles with climate change. https://t.co/9M0qg9dpL4 https://t.co/TjhyKQUwl8

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Farm groups wafla and @WAFarmBureau to sue state over COVID-19 rules after @GovInslee turned down an appeal. https://t.co/gkkx2hkM7O

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Washington L&I, @lniwa, issues large fines against tree fruit companies cited for “willful serious” violations of C… https://t.co/jolpQXu2Gx

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Penn State leads the charge against spotted lanternfly, featuring @Julie_Urban, @heatherleach_ and @BMSBresearch.… https://t.co/9YzRWIaxQz

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Scout for grape powdery mildew successfully in the early season with tips from @FRAMEnetworks, a team of viticultur… https://t.co/SR8PJq7U44

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Over the past five years, @Wa_State_Wine has increased funding to support a world-class research program at… https://t.co/Ao7MG6u1xa

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New name, new format, but at the virtual WineVit meeting in March you can expect all the industry insight, research… https://t.co/Iunp5DojoJ

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WSU prof @aamitdhingra hopes a new pear ripening compound and a new @WSDAgov grant can help the pear industry devel… https://t.co/QJr9pUyJke

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Washington @GovInslee to allow “flexibility” to consolidate vaccination of farmworker age groups.… https://t.co/E52NlLYisp

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We're hiring. @goodfruitgrower is seeking an advertising sales account representative to join our team in Yakima, W… https://t.co/VngjjbXBgr

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Hood River, Wasco and Klickitat ag industry invited to answer @OregonStateExt COVID-19 response survey. https://t.co/hlsUPILhdj

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Automation aids in social distance in packing houses. @NorfolkApples, @ChelanFruit https://t.co/0Z2KZFXaxN https://t.co/CurXtZTA3v

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After proposals and legal challenges, @USDOL H-2A rules of operation and wage setting remain the same. https://t.co/6yStCZIqDL

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State-of-the-art sorting technology makes research more efficient at @wsucahnrs Tree Fruit Research and Extension C… https://t.co/eS4vE9P9Fx

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Wine industry recognizes @VintageOhio's Donnie Winchell's leadership and service with the Rich Smith Distinguished… https://t.co/367UgqibZ2

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