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The restoration of this secondary channel of the Napa River was made possible through the Rutherford Reach Restoration Project.
Grapes
February 10, 2016
Restoring The Napa River
The Napa River, which has helped create soil perfect for grape-growing in the Napa Valley, is in danger. Fortunately, conscientious Read More
The canopy of the vines that received the under-canopy sprinkler irrigation just on hot nights during heatwaves appear to be healthier than the control vines and have a higher yield.
Photo: Michael McCarthy
Grapes
February 5, 2016
Researchers Test New Method To Mitigate Vine Heat Stress
The use of evaporative cooling in vineyards during hot weather isn’t a new concept, but researchers in Australia are testing Read More
La Crescent produces a good quality white wine with apricot-like flavor. The off-dry, sweet white wine pairs well with appetizers, seafood and chicken. La Crescent has excellent winter hardiness with moderate disease resistance that requires a standard spray program.
Grapes
February 4, 2016
Northern Grapes Project Fuels A Market For Cold-Hardy Grapes
 There’s a burgeoning market for cold-weather grapes. The Northern Grapes Project, funded in 2011 by a USDA National Institute of Read More
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Grapes
November 17, 2015
Grape Seed Color Not Helpful In Assessing Wine Tannins
Washington State University researchers debunk common myth. Read More
This Chardonnay vine shows the apoplectic stage of Esca. Note the sudden death of vines surrounded by healthy looking vines. (Photo credit: Judit Monis)
Grapes
October 19, 2015
Washington Grape Growers Plan Annual Meeting
The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers 2016 Annual Meeting, Convention, and Trade Show will be heldon February 9-11, 2016, held at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA. Read More
Frontenac is an extremely cold hardy, red wine grape. It has been used to produce dry red wine, rosé, and port. The deep-colored wines have cherry, blackberry, black currant, and plum notes that pair well with duck, pheasant, lamb, beef, pasta dishes. Frontenac produces grapes with high sugar and high acidity, so acid reducing techniques are often used by the winemaker.
Grapes
August 14, 2015
Sulfur Spray Best Practices For Winegrapes
New research helps growers determine how close to harvest they can safely spray elemental sulfur. Read More
Slideshow: Fox Run Vineyards
Grapes
August 14, 2015
Research Seeks To Find Better Grapevine Roots
Rootstocks have benefits, but research shows there’s no silver bullet. Read More
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Grapes
July 30, 2015
Drought’s Impact On California Winegrapes
The impact is minimal this year, but the future is uncertain if the drought continues. Read More
Western grapeleaf skeletonizer moths
Grapes
July 9, 2015
New Winegrape Pest Found In California
Western grapeleaf skeletonizer could mean nasty problems for Napa County growers. Read More
Glassy-winged sharpshooter
Grapes
June 22, 2015
California’s Winegrowers Overwhelmingly Back Anti-Pest Measure
More than 80% of growers vote to continue Pierce’s disease/glassy-winged sharpshooter referendum. Read More
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Citrus
February 10, 2016
Who Will Be Crowned Miss Florida Citrus …
Contestants invited to carry on a time-old industry tradition. Read More
Disease Control
February 10, 2016
Broad-Spectrum Fungicide Approved For Sp…
Rhyme controls powdery mildew, brown rot blossom blight, and leaf rusts. Read More
Vegetables
February 10, 2016
Pulse Crops Top The List For Research
Scientists are making global contributions by participating in the Feed the Future Grain Legumes Project. Read More
Grapes
February 10, 2016
Restoring The Napa River
The Napa River, which has helped create soil perfect for grape-growing in the Napa Valley, is in danger. Fortunately, conscientious Read More
Nuts
February 10, 2016
Almond Board Working Toward Next-Generat…
New sustainability initiatives will bring the almond industry into the 22nd century. Read More
Nuts
February 10, 2016
Incentives Available For Low-Emission Ha…
Almond and walnut growers who use lower-emission harvesting equipment may be eligible for financial incentives. Beginning this year, the USDA Read More
Potatoes
February 10, 2016
Potatoes Are More Than A Good Source Of …
Researchers have been investigating the enhancement of oxidative qualities through breeding potato selections that are considerably higher in antioxidants than those currently available. Read More
Equipment
February 10, 2016
Get Your Sprayer Ready For Spring
Cleaning equipment, checking for damages, and ensuring proper calibration should be standard procedure before the season begins. Read More
Crop Protection
February 10, 2016
Bayer Contests EPA’s Decision On Insecti…
Company seeks to stop agency’s proposed cancellation of flubendiamide. Read More
Vegetables
February 10, 2016
Vegetable Production: A Lesson In Sustai…
Thanks to the efforts of those producing vegetables, we have an abundance of healthy food options. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 9, 2016
University Of Florida Research Receives …
A big chunk of the federal funding will focus on growing the bacterium in a lab. Read More
Citrus
February 9, 2016
Revised Forecast Yields Small Victory Fo…
Updated USDA estimate holds serve again; hasn’t dipped since December. Read More
Apples & Pears
February 9, 2016
State Of The Fruit Industry 2016 [VIDEO]
According to an national poll of fruit growers, fruit industry suppliers, and researchers, the market is poised for growth in Read More
Crop Protection
February 9, 2016
Biopesticides And IPM
Dr. Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor and Affiliated IPM Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension, has long Read More
Fruits
February 8, 2016
Precision Fruit Growing, Business Manage…
American Fruit Grower magazine managing editor Christina Herrick posts her updates from the 59th annual gathering. Read More
Farm Marketing
February 8, 2016
Food Policy: If You Don’t Speak, O…
British Columbia's former ag minister spoke with attendees at NAFDMA's Convention about the political realities surrounding food policies. Read More
Farm Marketing
February 8, 2016
How British Columbia And U.S. Regs Are S…
Laws passed decades ago to protect small farms aren't keeping up with the realities of modern farmers and their marketing efforts. Restrictions can shut down hosting weddings, but offer incentives to open wineries. Read More
Farm Marketing
February 8, 2016
3 Tips On How Not To Lose Your Shirt Whe…
Chef and consultant Chuck Currie told NAFDMA Convention attendees the basic principles of what makes a farm market eatery a success or a flop. Read More
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