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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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Camera traps from companies such as @Semios and @Trapview_ alter the pest decision landscape.… https://t.co/meFZ5e1yyl

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Pocket of California grows apples without irrigation. https://t.co/APDfTJ72xr / https://t.co/6g28jk8CKT

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Research by @wsucahnrs @RakeshRWSU @KhotLav @b_sallato @carotorresdelc into real-time fruit temperature sensors sho… https://t.co/j82fK8lkiX

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Putting precision into practice: perspectives from Rob Bramley of @CSIRO at the @ASEVtweets and @GrapeResearch Prec… https://t.co/1u8Z1H1VyT

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Apple industry analyst sees untapped potential in dollar store sales. @usapples https://t.co/lgDIUlNpVB https://t.co/z5TlL2RnyO

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Phil Schwallier retired, but he did not disappear from the Michigan apple industry. @MSUEapplesGRhttps://t.co/7WZaJSVgDO

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Blueberry council honors Bernadine Strik @berriesGood4U https://t.co/InnA9pdXj6

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WineVit 2022 scheduled Feb 7–10, @WAwinegrowers planning in-person event in Kennewick. https://t.co/orUH8jQM0t

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Longtime consultant Leslie Wada hired as nutrition research director @blueberries. https://t.co/kxc8H39MLR

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RT @WSU_Vit_Ext: Registration open for the 2021 Grape Society meeting Nov 18-19! More info at: https://t.co/kHV99G3xld The board has a good…

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Honeybear Growers of @HoneybearBrands in Brewster, Washington, one of many packers adjusting to new packaging deman… https://t.co/exKLfTC9E2

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Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission announces Northwest cherry and stone fruit research review to be held onl… https://t.co/FczWPLQa1q

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Seeking stakeholders: The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission shares some of its recent changes to increase i… https://t.co/ZZxVdp0Uds

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The @Washington_Appl shares insights on the social media marketing strategies working to sell more apples around th… https://t.co/9kpN7Ip01y

- 20 days ago

Meet Cody Ashurst of Hopland CA, our Oct. young grower. He is a 4th-gen farmer in the Mendocino valley, growing pe… https://t.co/Iy0iEiuJ8t

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Field days with @WSUTreeFruitExt in East Wenatchee Oct. 5 and Prosser Oct. 8 to focus on vector management for X di… https://t.co/ZhdC6FvITl

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A mix of incentives can blunt solar panel installation costs. https://t.co/R6cvjmvYpc https://t.co/vZM82zNftH

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Insurance executive @farmcredit shares tips for tree fruit growers considering Whole-Farm Revenue Protection insura… https://t.co/5TetFm9dCy

- 26 days ago

Organic growers, speak up! Several key materials — including sanitizers, inert ingredients in pheromone dispensers,… https://t.co/xcMW2CAhVr

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Pear study circles hosted by @WSUTreeFruitExt to bring together growers, researchers and industry professionals to… https://t.co/Hz0cChvDxS

- 31 days ago

Dual-threat Gem pear enters third harvest for the commercial market for Diamond Fruit and @OneontaSRG.… https://t.co/Jem4fmKQP5

- 31 days ago

Starting jobs during the pandemic hasn’t slowed the progress of new pear scientists: @USDA_ARS's @FruitsRootsSci a… https://t.co/f3gpj16Sh4

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There’s a niche for New England seedless table grapes, say @COLSA_UNH and @UNHExtension researchers.… https://t.co/OdXFmpLH2Y

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Cost-share grant funds available for growers removing trees due to X-disease and little cherry disease.… https://t.co/AjM7d78JtG

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Ten pruning rules that deliver high yields and packouts of apples and pears. https://t.co/Vf5SonBohi https://t.co/geiuRMCOuJ

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Researchers with @CornellCALS, @TfrecWsu and @OSUAgSci among $30 million in grants from @USDA_NIFA to boost organic… https://t.co/DiPa9fG7mK

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Washington apple industry tweaks @thecosmiccrisp harvest timing to address greasiness. @carotorresdelchttps://t.co/ZYrQ8pBV93

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The @TfrecWsu team plans WA 38 preharvest field days Sept. 17 and 22, including a Spanish-language discussion of th… https://t.co/l8FE9m4DdA

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Getting the right pear ripened the right way for the right customer is easier said than done. New technologies help… https://t.co/7LKak6yjsq

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RT @LouisNottingham: Our lab's pear IPM research and Extension efforts made the centerpiece article in @goodfruitgrower this month. Change…

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Wenatchee Valley pear growers put IPM to work and like what they see so far … knock on wood. @LouisNottinghamhttps://t.co/rSQtv64CAc

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Roughly average Northwest pear crop of 16.1 million boxes expected by @PearBureau. https://t.co/igSzqszuoH https://t.co/LeCasgM8XP

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RT @TreeFruitRob: The apple defect guide rotators are published! Here's a nice example: https://t.co/EKoL99doJxThanks @WSUTreeFruitExt &…

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The heat stress in 2021 put apple orchards’ protective measures to the test, according to crop consultant… https://t.co/7xjPpnH6a7

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Early-season record heat wave cost the Northwest 20 percent of its cherry crop, but discussion of impacts will cont… https://t.co/Goh4VDIiaV

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Meet Dianna Sanchez of Chelan WA. Working as a technical support agronomist for Stemilt Growers, part of her job is… https://t.co/qA4Emudky6

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Celebrating 90 years of promoting pears, social media helps @PearBureau keep @USApears fun and fresh for consumers.… https://t.co/UthXYLLVtN

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When it comes to grapevine viruses, diagnosis dictates disease management, according to @WSU_IAREC director and vir… https://t.co/DTj0wLZ3uu

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Washington exempts propane-fueled orchard weed control from burn ban. @WSDAgov https://t.co/pgPZlgfwvM

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Cornell researchers are diving deep into rapid apple decline, which they think is more than just winter injury.… https://t.co/FQxRPFmvUi

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WSU researcher @KhotLav begins field trials of ozonated water and hot oil therapy for control of diseases and pests… https://t.co/cwmprIUGTM

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Counting grape clusters with your smartphone is not that far away, say @thegrapeprof, @CornellEng and @KarkeeManoj.… https://t.co/kBqYLqfWec

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RT @milkovich_matt: And finally, @usapples Chris Gerlach with the big crop forecast. #AppleOutlook2021

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RT @milkovich_matt: What can you do to tell the apple story on climate change? Create sustainability reports. It's not hard. The family sto…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Knight's general observations: Days of climate change denial are behind us. Climate challenges need the scalable soluti…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Knight describes himself as a "green Republican," an endangered species. His focus is on climate change. Says new gener…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Biden admin reviewing overall China policy. Mixed signals, but tariffs will probably be in place for a while. #AppleOut…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Anderson talking Trump trade wars, China's retaliatory tariff on US apples: 55% tariff still in place. #AppleOutlook2021

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RT @milkovich_matt: Biden said no new trade agreements due to other priorities, plus pause on pending agreements. Will take more multilater…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Pres. Trump "flipped the script" on trade. Favored mini trade deals over larger agreements. Voters started caring more…

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RT @milkovich_matt: In last 20 years science continues to amass on climate change. Action needed. Ag one of few sectors that sits on cuttin…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Bruce Knight of Strategic Conservation Solutions is up. Says he's not going to debate impacts of climate change, but he…

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RT @milkovich_matt: "Drought in this continent is not going away, not in the short term." Could last another 2-3 years. #AppleOutlook2021

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RT @milkovich_matt: North America dealing with quite a drought for the last year. If drought persists, then comes extreme temps. Big impact…

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RT @milkovich_matt: World Weather's Drew Lerner is talking drought and the 2022 apple crop. #AppleOutlook2021

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At @usapples's #AppleOutlook2021, the @USDA shared its estimates for the 2021 crop, which is looking slightly larg… https://t.co/GWnpnjM4IP

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RT @milkovich_matt: Statistics enthusiasts (me) have been waiting for a table like this. #AppleOutlook2021 https://t.co/FR1HZ6pDzW

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RT @milkovich_matt: "Local" is most powerful trend in produce. #AppleOutlook2021

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RT @milkovich_matt: Honeycrisp is estimated to be the third biggest variety for 2021 crop, overtaking Fuji and Granny Smith. Probably overt…

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RT @milkovich_matt: Lutz: "dollar stores" are growing faster than supermarkets in last few years and are starting to focus on produce sales…

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