Dual driven vineyard

Twins Randall and Brad Lange are fourth-generation growers and namesake of LangeTwins, a large vineyard operation in four counties based near Lodi that was recently honored by growers across Californi... more

California winegrape growers soaked with concerns

The current season is bringing mixed results for California winegrape growers, who had an unexpectedly wet winter. The harvest is shaping up to show average yie... more

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Irrigation Outlook Mixed

The irrigation outlook for 2005 is better than it has been in years, at least in Colorado. The last few years, water levels have been low due to droug... more »

Grape Grower Optimistic About 2005

What Michigan Niagara and Concord juice grape growers need is a really good year. For many of them, it’s been four bad years running. For grower... more »

Oklahoma Grower Shares Tips and Sound Techniques

Lavon Williams has been growing blueberries for only a year, but he’s already learned enough to show other people how to do it. On June 11, Will... more »

Nation’s Fruit Farms Expected To Yield Large Crops

They’ve been doing it since 1955, and while the history’s fuzzy, members of the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association took a few minute... more »

Hip Apple Seeks Market Groove

A few Washington apple producers are starting to benefit from being members of an exclusive club that grows a New Zealand apple called Jazz. The varie... more »

Oregon Nurseryman Promotes Table Grapes in Winegrape Country

Imagine a vineyard open house in Oregon without winegrapes being the star of the show. Well, that’s exactly what Oregon nurseryman Ray Ethell ha... more »

New Yorker Aims to Restore Currants to Former Glory

Greg Quinn’s overarching goal is to see New York restored to its former position as the nation’s leading state in currant production ̵... more »

California Governor Promotes Grapes to China

On a recent trade mission to China, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger used his star power to promote California grapes as well as other state prod... more »

Willamette Valley Couple Thinks It’ll Work

The experts told David Lett he couldn’t grow Pinot Noir winegrapes in Oregon’s cold, soggy Willamette Valley. But Lett, considered by many... more »

Program Could Help Struggling Concord Growers

Concord grape producers may have permanently lost a market for 70,000 tons of grapes, about 15 percent of total supply in a normal year. That may be e... more »

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