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Innovation is theme at upcoming NY wine industry event

Winemakers and grape growers looking to innovate in all phases of their operations can gain cutting-edge advice from Cornell University and other experts at the 2019 B.E.V. NY (Business.Enology.Viticulture) conference Feb. 27-March 1 at the... more »

2019 Ohio Produce Network ‘a success’

The Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association held its annual Ohio Produce Network on Jan. 16-17, 2019 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, Ohio. President Aaron Buurma of Buurma Farms in Willard, Ohio presided over... more »

Commercial use of Bee Vectoring product reported in Florida

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-baased Bee Vectoring Technologies International said Jan. 28 it has invoiced the first commercial sales of its proprietary bee-based crop enhancement technology to strawberry growers in Florida. “Bringing a novel crop technology to market represents... more »

2019 Cherry Fruit School: From bud to bucket

The Pacific Northwest leads the nation in sweet cherry production with over 253,000 tons of sweet cherries produced on 43,000 acres of trees in 2018 alone. Production of this high value crop remains challenging, and... more »

MSU Grape School offered in Traverse City and Benton Harbor

Michigan State University Grape School will be held March 28-29, 2019, in Traverse City and Benton Harbor; the two locations will be connected via teleconference. Participants will explore ways to improve vineyard management, gain in-depth training... more »

Lodi Grape Day has full list of winegrape topics

The Lodi (California) Winegrape Commission will hold its 67th annual Lodi Grape Day in conjunction with University of California Extension and the Lodi Chamber of  Commerce's Agribusiness Committee. For over 65 years, the Agribusiness Committee... more »

Invasive spotted lanternfly making its way to Ohio

Ohio has its radar in place to detect the first arrival of an invasive pest that can cause extensive damage to many crops, including vineyards and tree fruit. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive pest... more »

‘Duke’ of Michigan winegrapes retires

Michigan fruit growers took a long lunch Tuesday, Jan. 15, celebrating the career of "Duke" Elsner, who advised winegrape growers for decades in the fast-growing industry. Elsner retired from his full-time work with Michigan State... more »


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