Tagged winegrape

Grapes
November 8, 2017
California Winegrowers Report Excellent Harvest
Wine Institute: Strong quality across the state as ample rain ended drought. Read More
Grapes
September 12, 2017
Heat Wave Leads to Early Winegrape Harvest in California’s Sonoma County
Ask any winegrape grower to describe the grape harvest in Sonoma County and you typically hear “harvest time is like Read More
Grapes
July 7, 2017
California Winegrowers Applaud $5 Million to Battle Disease
Governor approves Pierce’s Disease Control Program money for the first time since 2011. Read More
Grapes
June 26, 2017
Washington Grape Grower Battles New Threat
Apples, cherries, and pears are also threatened by Tobacco Ringspot Virus, a pathogen never before seen in Washington state. Read More
Grapes
February 14, 2017
2016 California Winegrape Crush Up 9%
Prices were up 12%, and red wine grapes continue to gain on white wine grapes in popularity, though ‘Chardonnay’ remained king. Read More
Grapes
December 29, 2016
University of Arkansas Debuts New Winegrape Varieties
Twenty years in the making, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has released two new winegrapes – ‘Opportunity’ Read More
Grapes
November 27, 2016
Quality California Winegrape Crop This Year
Customary yield combined with remarkable quality, not to mention long-awaited rainfall, made this year a win/win/win. Read More
Grapes
September 26, 2016
Where Site And Growing System Meet In The Vineyard
Vineyard manager uses growing systems to control vigor of winegrape varieties. Read More
Grapes
February 24, 2015
Growers Of Lower End California Winegrapes Face Challenge
Growers in the San Joaquin Valley are pulling out thousands of acres, replanting with nuts. Read More
Grapes
January 28, 2015
New Wine Hybrid Establishment Cost Resource Available
Research from Cornell University breaks down the cost of producing hybrid winegrapes. Read More
Grapes
November 3, 2014
Washington Winegrape Research Feted
Washington State University wins national recognition for water-conservation grape research. Read More
Grapes
October 9, 2014
New Viticultural Areas Approved In Paso Robles Area
After a seven-year campaign, winegrape growers and vintners applaud 11 new AVAs. Read More
Grapes
October 5, 2014
Double A Vineyards 2015 Variety Showcase [Slideshow]
Double A Vineyards presents cold hardy winegrape varieties, seedless grapes, and more. Read More
Fruits
July 29, 2014
Minnesota, Wisconsin Vineyards Seeing Polar Vortex’s Bite
Vines collapsing, production down in states hit hardest by cold winter. Read More
Fruits
June 19, 2014
California Winegrowers Lose Court Battle Over Frost Protection
North Coast growers lose ability to divert river water to protect vines from frost. Read More
Fruits
June 19, 2014
Wente Family Estates CEO Elected Wine Institute Chief
Carolyn Wente will serve as board chairman of association representing nearly 1,000 California wineries. Read More
Fruits
May 14, 2014
Cornell Winegrape Researcher To Receive Unique Honor
Terry Bates to receive American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s inaugural Extension Distinction Award. Read More
Crop Protection
April 24, 2014
Forum On Red Leaf Viruses Scheduled
University of California-Davis will host in-depth look at looming problems on May 9. Read More
Fruits
April 24, 2014
California Grapegrowing Picked Up Speed Last Year
After hitting lowest level in a couple decades in 2010, acreage was up 30,000-plus in 2013. Read More
Fruits
April 24, 2014
National Grape And Wine Show Slated For Texas
Austin will host 65th American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s national conference in late June. Read More
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Fruits
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
Fruits
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More