Grapes

Sonoma academy trains vineyard workers for leadership roles

Even after 25 years in farming, Jose Cervantes is not done learning. The operations supervisor at Cornerstone Certified Vineyards in Sonoma County's (California) Russian River Valley is one of 15 students in the inaugural Richard... more »

Michigan Craft Beverage Council names 13 recipients of 2022 research grants

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) has announced 13 projects will receive funding through its 2022 research grant program. MCBC recommended $335,000 in project support for research and education, advancing agricultural inputs for craft beer,... more »

Vineyard owner Beneduce NJ’s 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer

Mike Beneduce Jr., a Hunterdon County vineyard and winery owner, has been chosen as New Jersey’s 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. Beneduce and his wife, Corey, were also... more »

Oregon Winery Panther Creek Cellars, Third Leaf Wines unite marketing

Woodinville, Washington-based Panther Creek Cellars, a Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir producer, and Third Leaf Wines, a San Francisco-based sales and marketing company focused on wine and spirits, hospitality and luxury brands, have announced a... more »

2022 California winegrape crop forecast as ‘stable’

For Jeff Bitter, 2022 will be a year of recovery for California winegrape growers – but not for the reasons one might think. "It's not so much a recovery from the pandemic as much as... more »

Sun World names Jennifer Petersen as executive VP and chief science officer

Bakersfield, California-based Sun World International LLC has appointed Jennifer Petersen as executive vice president and chief science officer, CEO & President David Marguleas announced recently. In this new leadership position, she will oversee all activities,... more »

Appointments made to Michigan Craft Beverage Council

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced appointments to the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. H. Richard Anderson, of Thompsonville, is a partner and co-founder of Iron Fish Distillery. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Urban... more »

Sonoma County winegrape growers, Ford plan electric vehicle pilot

The Sonoma County Winegrowers are joining Ford Pro in a pilot project that will bring electric vehicles and connected services to three farms in Sonoma County, California. The heart of the project is to demonstrate... more »

Current Issue

May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

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