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2017 WASHINGTON STATE HORT SHOW
We will be covering the 113th Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting and Northwest Hort Expo
December 4-6, 2017, at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington.

Labor, pests and disease: Hort show, Day 3 wrap

Tree fruit industry bestows honors at Washington awards banquet

1 day 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
1 day ago
Orchard netting can help prevent sunburn in addition to providing hail protection. Our report from @iFruitTree in… https://t.co/K87x3Q0t20
3 days ago
@wsuCSANR Thergdsdfedf!
6 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding bitter pit solutions - https://t.co/w5VV3HO0HQ https://t.co/1eRIGy2gle
6 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Looking deep into Honeycrisp, finding solutions to bitter pit.  - https://t.co/BxkhSogyxY https://t.co/bA3XAhL0sD
7 days ago
More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label | The Seattle Times https://t.co/mIhkrSY5ef
8 days ago
RT @findtj: Ready and waiting. 😏 #onassignment https://t.co/2t217Jmm09
8 days ago
Officials say they know why Priest Rapids Dam is leaking | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/eefmcw2lXr
9 days ago
RT @WAEF_ORG: Jon DeVaney: Tree fruit growers: it’s time to protect Dreamers https://t.co/SWLmPvcJo8
9 days ago
Easing of tensions?Chinese President Xi announces plan to “open” China, including lowering tariffs on auto imports. https://t.co/Zs3TPlmlZx
9 days ago
US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/Id21R310fH
12 days ago
USApple: fresh apple inventories from 2017 crop at 61.3m bushels | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/J5QtX3js2X
13 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: SPECIAL REPORT-Learning from New Zealand - https://t.co/VhDCXs93Hx
13 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
14 days ago
New Zealand’s Honeycrisp blossoms in Timaru – Astonishing video you must see. #ifta #honeycrisp | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/riuhrnU3jx
15 days ago
Who wins in China-U.S. trade tiff? How about Australia? reports CNBC | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/KpsBmjyRHF
17 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
18 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…
18 days ago
Coming Monday: China hits U.S. fruit, other goods. https://t.co/XRyxSwU0DW
20 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/yenEvLdzkm
20 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: How-to video on pruning Cosmic Crisp and much about bees - https://t.co/QaJFDLruTn
23 days ago
The Blue orchard bees are getting a lot of buzz. https://t.co/IbrxEkBNA2
23 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…
24 days ago
The view from Great Britain. Cosmic crisp – a new apple to get your teeth into | Science | The Guardian https://t.co/TZiXv4aLTJ
24 days ago
Click thinking: High-density success depends on pruning style | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/MYsExQnGaQ
24 days ago
WSU expended $42.8m in USDA research and develop funding in 2016. #WSU @wsuCSANR https://t.co/EmhUCYx9Wf
24 days ago
WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures | CAHNRS News | Washington State University https://t.co/vGFSnFjnwh
24 days ago
Effort aims to introduce housing for farmworkers in Yakima | Local | https://t.co/0HIyEwE8uj https://t.co/GMjI1pPO3q
27 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/L0F1m0CziG
27 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: Dollars from China, and worries about a trade war with China - https://t.co/IDvGklr1wI
27 days ago
“The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is extremely disappointed that apple growers have been caught in the crosshai… https://t.co/9x2fik0fx9
28 days ago
China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of US products to target, including fresh fruit https://t.co/Sl09jevYh5
28 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…
28 days ago
USDA awards $63.5m to support clean plant stock | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/eavx14Z2c6
29 days ago
Washington wine foundation adds new members | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/dBvDx4piH6
29 days ago
When tree fruit growers meet lawmakers | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/LZiSA4hpvj
29 days ago
RT @TreeFruitRob: Day 1 of @WSUTreeFruitExt @Postharvest Fruit School done! Went superbly, tomorrow we up it again with streaming with conc…
29 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…
29 days ago
RT @sdininny: Michigan State’s Randy Beaudry with tips at Washington Fruit School: Retain suppresses ethylene production, but not ethylene…
30 days ago
RT @kprengaman: @TreeFruitRob starts the morning off with some bleak food waste numbers - $65 billion worth of food wasted every year. Post…
30 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Debbie Rees of the East Malling Center in the UK says respiration monitoring shows apples from different orchards tolerate…
30 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…
30 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…
30 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…
30 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…
30 days ago
RT @kprengaman: Use of postharvest powerhouse 1-MCP in the orchard, pre-harvest, offers a variety of quality benefits, said physiologist Je…
30 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…
30 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…
30 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…
34 days ago
Our report: Legal battle over Cosmic Crisp unlikely to affect availability of new trees, plus how litigation began. https://t.co/i9TmPArdti
34 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/jmfChCjSU1
34 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A battle over Cosmic Crisp and all about pests - https://t.co/Pjw1pyv9Li
35 days ago
WSU talks tough, Phytelligence talks softer in suits over Cosmic Crisp | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/UZcgRqfyrL
35 days ago
WSU puts out statement on its counter suit over Cosmic Crisp | WSU News | Washington State University https://t.co/qqDw0P9Rut
36 days ago
Food stamps fight threatens farm bill before it’s out of the gate - POLITICO https://t.co/M3jOBKz9MA
37 days ago
WSU and Phytelligence sue each other over Cosmic Crisp, GeekWire reports | Good Fruit Grower #WSU https://t.co/UZcgRqfyrL
39 days ago
RT @caseycorr: And now a word from Mother Nature. Spring has come to the Yakima Valley. https://t.co/FIaIEZRLU9
41 days ago
Washington research commission hires special projects coordinator | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/5bqA6EPl9z
41 days ago
Pear Bureau Northwest announces election | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/RW1GpbpLF7
41 days ago
Domex Superfresh appoints director of business development | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/qWUWcYDnzF
41 days ago
Dobashi named CEO of wafla as part of other personnel changes | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/jwf48HJBHe
41 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash: A biocontrol success story, resistant powdery mildew - https://t.co/zo7zUn6AnP
41 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
48 days ago
Good Fruit Grower eFlash:IFTA gives honors in NZ, how a drone could work at your farm- https://t.co/iebOtysuqF
49 days ago
Study shows temps at which cherry buds are damaged | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/B3rRIPmZoZ
50 days ago
Munch Madness? USApple rolls out pun-laden promotion | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/D2OlQNgXnW
50 days ago
@OregonStateExt @OSUAgSci @oregonwineboard Thanks for the tweet! We love our partnership with OSU.
50 days ago
Washington’s organic apple acreage grew 37 percent in 2017 | Good Fruit Grower https://t.co/fJlorWzvzE
52 days ago
RT @jmcextman: Future Orchard Systems with Dr. Stuart Tustin at #iftanz https://t.co/w4uEghJiMk
53 days ago
RT @jmcextman: Dr. Lee Kalcsits at #iftaNZ Carlson lecture Hort Strategies to Reduce Bitter Pit in Apples https://t.co/VHSwiMK9Ot
53 days ago
RT @sdininny: Kalcsits: Bitter pit uncidence is higher when fruit size is bigger. Incidence starts to drop around 250 grams. #iftaNZ
53 days ago
RT @findtj: Outside and inside the #iftaNZ Annual Conference location here in Napier. Sun, fun and education. https://t.co/1Z2FDSuCtf
53 days ago
RT @jmcextman: Kind of mind-boggling presentation by Steve Suanders at #iftaNZ, PlusGroup Horticulture, ltd. Lots of things to think about.…
53 days ago
RT @findtj: Karen Lewis laughs at one of IFTA president Rod Farrow’s jokes (on screen live) while welcoming #iftaNZ guests to the annual co…
53 days ago
RT @sdininny: Saunders closes with note about being openminded and thinking big. #iftaNZ https://t.co/ZMGy4fcVdA
53 days ago
RT @sdininny: Saunders: If you’re not thinking about making future growing systems easy for automation, you’re not going to have automation…
53 days ago
RT @WSUTFRECPhysiol: The future of orchard management. Steve Saunders speaking on robotics and data analytics in horticulture. https://t.co…
53 days ago
RT @sdininny: Steve Saunders of PlusGroup Horticulture: Opprtunities for specialty crops, but challenges with labor needs, availability, li…

Overhiser, Isaacs and others honored at Great Lakes Expo

Wilbur-Ellis: 2017 Hort Show coverage sponsor

Gonzales: Spanish sessions exceed expectations at Washington annual meeting

Watch the 2017 Hort Show video summaries

GLExpo Day 3 wrap: using plant growth regulators for flowering, fruit set, and other aspects of physiology

 

Strong market for Michigan sweet cherries: GLExpo Day 2 wrap

Organics: Hort show Day 2, afternoon wrap

Playing to win: Day 2 Hort show, morning wrap

Anticipation and Flexibility: Day 1, Hort Show morning wrap

Varieties and Cosmic Crisp: Day 1, Hort Show afternoon wrap

GLExpo Day 1 wrap: pests, pollinators and soil microbes

An Oregon trailblazer: 2017 Grower of the year

Curiosity, sharing and innovation drive Mike Omeg, a fifth-generation cherry grower. Read More »

A grower with industry influence: 2017 Grower of the year

Grower of the Year Mike Omeg has an impressive list of industry contributions and accomplishments. Read More »

Omeginsanity — ‘I was a little bit shocked’: 2017 Grower of the year

Avoiding the pitfalls: Expo 2017 Preview

Managing relationships is an important key to family farms: Great Lakes Farm Market EXPO Read More »

Hort Show Contest

Win a Gator! Read More »