Grapes

Georgia apple assessment approved; wine/grape check-off fails

Georgia apple producers recently voted to continue the Georgia Apple Commission Marketing Order for an additional three years. The new marketing order will allow the assessment rate to be changed from the current two cents... more »

Registration opens for Washington winegrape phylloxera webinar

Growers can register for an April 20 WAVEx web seminar designed to show winegrape growers how to assess, deal with and prepare for phylloxera insects in their vineyards. The free Washington Advancements in Viticulture and... more »

Vineyard advisor among University of California hiring moves

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources has ramped up its hiring of scientists and staff to better serve California communities. The new hires bring expertise in nutrition, crop production, water management, agricultural land acquisition... more »

Webinar to share effects of mycorrhizal inoculants on vineyard growth

Washington wine grape growers are invited to learn about promising benefits from soil fungi that could lead to reduced need for vineyard fertilizers, improved vine growth and contribute to more sustainable growing practices during a... more »

Grape experts give workshops on drought preparedness, red blotch

Grape growers and other industry members interested in grape production and water management in vineyards are invited to University of California (UC) Cooperative Extension’s Grapevine Drought Preparedness Workshops. The workshops will be held in person... more »

California grape tonnage increases seen in 2021 harvest

Johnnie White is anything but crushed by the news contained in the 2021 grape-crush report. "It's a grower's market," said White, a Napa County vineyard manager and member of the California Farm Bureau Board of... more »

Deadline Feb. 23 for Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference

The registration deadline is Feb. 23 for the 2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference. The event is presented by the Pennsylvania Wine Marketing and Research Program Board, in close partnership with Penn State... more »

Dominus Estate’s organic, dry-farmed vineyards create harmony with the land

Organic farming is a natural extension of the long-held philosophy at Dominus Estate that vines produce more balanced and complex grapes when grown in harmony with the environment. The decision to transition to organic seemed... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

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Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

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Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

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