Grapes

Great season, technology has winegrapes grower beaming

“This was by far the best year we’ve ever had.”

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 rece... more

Plants that fight back: WSU researchers combat parasitic worm

So small it can’t be seen with the naked eye, a parasitic worm called the root-knot nematode causes mammoth problems for Northwest farmers. ... more »

Growers get labor-saving ideas at UC Grape Day

Labor costs about 7 cents per vine for managing the “touchless” vineyard, compared to $1 in the conventional vineyard, says Kaan Kur... more »

Student’s work on grape vine management earns 3 awards

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1125"] Palissage is a technique of wrapping shoots on the top catch wire or tucking shoots back into the cat... more »

Lanternfly’s penchant for harming grapevines focus of study

The spotted lanternfly is starting to sour the grape and wine industries in southeastern Pennsylvania, and research underway in Penn State's College ... more »

Study: Why Pierce’s Disease Is so deadly to grapevines

Scientists are gaining a better understanding of Pierce’s disease and how it affects grapevines. The disease, which annually costs California more t... more »

California winegrape group gives out Awards of Excellence

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has selected Steve Schafer as the 2018 Grower of the Year and Karissa Kruse as the 2018 Leader ... more »

Washington wine research seminar scheduled

Registration is open for WAVEx, a condensed version of the popular research seminar called Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE). ... more »

John Deere has low-profile, narrow 5075GL high-value crop tractor 

John Deere has introduced the 5075GL Specialty Tractor for orchard and vineyard growers who want a powerful, low and narrow tractor to maintain and ha... more »

WSU researcher perfects wine’s distinct colors

Jim Harbertson sees through rosé colored glasses. Finely tuned shades and hues ranging from blush and coral to berry jam. Harbertson, a wine resea... more »

Dried fruit market forecast to grow

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