Grapes

Repar Corp. shares information about HBR, a natural plant growth regulator

Repar Corp. has issued information about  Homobrassinolide .1% (HBR) plant growth regulator with the latest product trial information on cherry trees and grapevines, both table and winegrapes. According to a news release, HBR is a ... more »

Grapes, strawberries among top 10 California ag crops in 2019

In 2019 California’s farms and ranches received more than $50 billion in cash receipts for their output. This represents a slight increase over reported cash receipts compared to the previous year. According to a news... more »

Freezing stress, cold hardiness and managing winter damaged vines

The 2021 winter in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. was impacted again by the polar vortex; temperatures plunged into the sub-zero digits and the extended duration of the cold events severely affected the grapevines. Minimum... more »

Principles of Vineyard Management course offered by Oregon State University

This spring, Oregon State University will offer an online course, Principles of Vineyard Management. Classes start March 30 and will run Tuesday and Thursdays, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. PST. The on-line course runs... more »

California Preliminary Grape Crush Report released

The California Preliminary Grape Crush Report released Feb. 10 indicated the 2020 crush totaled 3,542,038 tons, down 13.9% from the 2019 crush of 4,115,413 tons. Red wine varieties accounted for the largest share of all... more »

Oregon State entomologists develop organic product to control SWD

The invasive spotted wing drosophila first arrived in Oregon in 2009. While its fruit fly cousins lay their eggs in overripe fruit, this insect lays eggs in berries, cherries and other soft fruits as they... more »

Michigan Craft Beverage Council grants go to grape, cider apple projects

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council has announced that nine projects will receive funding through its 2021 research grant program. The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) recommended more than $274,000 in project support for research into... more »

Cornell virtual event for the wine and grape industry set for March3-5

Despite the pandemic, wine and grape producers, managers, researchers and industry professionals will have access to expertise spanning many different business, enology and viticulture topics at the upcoming Business. Enology. Viticulture conference from March 3-5.... more »

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