Grapes

UGA students gain firsthand experience in vineyard management and winemaking

When students begin seeking internships, they look forward to gaining firsthand experience in their chosen fields of interest and seek opportunities that will help further their education and develop future job skills. Some may get... more »

In-person University of California Grape Day set for Aug. 10

University of California Agricultural and Natural Resources and Cooperative Extension are hosting an in-person Grape Field Day that will showcase and update current research. The event will be held Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the Kearney... more »

Grape powdery mildew management and challenges topic of UC webinar

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources will present a webinar on Aug. 11 focusing on "Grape Powdery Mildew Management and Challenges." In this webinar, various speakers from UC and UCCE will discuss -biology and... more »

Texas vineyards endure rough growing season

Erratic weather dealt Texas vineyards a difficult growing season as the industry continues to recover from pandemic-related setbacks, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Michael Cook, AgriLife Extension viticulturist, Denton, said much of... more »

Altria to sell its Ste. Michelle Wine Estates business

Altria Group Inc. announced July 9 that its subsidiary, UST LLC, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Ste. Michelle Wine Estates business, headquartered in Woodinville, Washington, to Sycamore Partners Management L.P., a... more »

Researchers, vintners explore using UV lights to reduce powdery mildew

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner, Oregon, was concerned for the safety of its employees and guests, so it invested in HVAC system improvements that purified the air using UV-C light technology... more »

Wyoming Extension presenting grape-growing symposium

The Growing Grapes in Wyoming Symposium in Sheridan is the first event of a three-year effort to provide specialized education for cultivating grapes in Wyoming. The event is Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, at the... more »

Technology to treat plant pathogens and pests found by USDA ARS, partners

USDA Agricultural Research Service announced July 14 that they have found an innovative way to treat pathogens (harmful bacteria) and pests in citrus trees, potato and tomato plants without the use of antibiotics. In collaboration... more »

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