Grapes

Organic techniques aid award-winning winery

While some vintners make wine, Tablas Creek Vineyard makes award-winning wine. Repeatedly.

New wine collaborative to protect grower interests

The president of the newly established Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC) believes wine grape growers could benefit significantly as the organization strives to ... more

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Video presents methods for using own-rooted Vitis vinifera vines

Phylloxera is a devastating insect pest of vineyards that produces galling on the leaves. More seriously, it produces a nymph stage that feeds on the ... more »

Indiana wine, grape industry expands

It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when Indiana is mentioned, but the Hoosier wine industry is among the fastest growing agricultu... more »

University of Minnesota releases new cold-hardy wine grape

The University of Minnesota (U of M) released its fifth cold-hardy wine grape, named “Itasca.” The new grape, which will be used to make dry wh... more »

Extension helps North Country grow grapes, wine community

Growing grapes in northeastern New York and Vermont requires a hardy vine and a committed hand. Offering wineries a helping hand with the agriculture,... more »

Georgia sees thriving grape industry

Georgia’s grape industry, once dormant, is now thriving, according to Phillip Brannen, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension fruit plant patho... more »

Summer crop protection planning starts now for grape growers

{Sponsored} California’s grape growing season is here — and it’s time to start planning your summer pest protection program. “Growers are f... more »

Wine grape research videos available from MSU Extension

Wine grape growers now have access to Michigan State University (MSU) research in the form of short, informative videos. Thanks to funding from the M... more »

How leaf removal kills a common grape pest

Once upon a time, a grape farmer experimented with removing leaves surrounding bunches of grapes and found that the additional sunlight they received ... more »

Southwest Grape Grower’s Kickoff meeting set

Recent volatile weather has stirred interest in the impact of climate change. How might short- and long-term changes in the climate affect our ability... more »

SWD’s Impact on Virginia Grapes, Berries

Doug Pfeiffer, an entomologist with Virginia Tech, discusses the susceptibility of grapes and berries to spotted wing drosophila.... watch »


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