VinSense LLC has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund expansion of a software program that helps growers make irrigation and other vineyard management decisions based on climate, weather, soil variation, and other factors.
Grape growers in Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie basin are being invited to participate in a new program called VinES (Vested In Environmental Sustainability). The goal of the program is to reduce pollution into Lake Erie while increasing growers’ profitability.
Mohammad Yaghmour recently joined UCCE as Orchard Systems Advisor for Kern and Kings counties. We caught up with him to find out what he’s most interested in researching further, and what he can bring to the table to help nut growers succeed.