Grapes

Grapes near the top of Fresno County, California, crop values

The Fresno County Department of Agriculture’s 2020 Crop and Livestock Report was presented to the Board of Supervisors today. For the third straight year, Fresno County is the No. 1 agricultural county in the nation.... more »

St. Julian marks 100 years as Michigan’s longest-operating winery

St. Julien Winery, Michigan’s longest operating and most award-winning winery – recently celebrated its Centennial with a historic gathering in Paw Paw, Michigan, where it has produced wines since 1936. Italian-born Mariano Meconi founded the... more »

Michigan plane crash kills couple who planned to open winery

A plane crashed Nov. 13 at Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan, killing four of the five people aboard, including Kate Leese and Adam Kendall, a couple who planted a vineyard and dreamed of opening... more »

Biotalys’ first biocontrol demonstrates efficacy for growers 

Biotalys, an agricultural technology company focused on addressing food protection challenges with protein-based biocontrol solutions, announced Nov. 15 the strong performance of its first biofungicide Evoca for grapes and strawberries in independent efficacy field trials... more »

LGS Specialty Sales readies for solid 2021-22 table grape season

LGS Specialty Sales, an importer of citrus, avocados, grapes and persimmons, anticipates a strong grape season from December 2021 through May of 2022. For six months, LGS... more »

Grape industry changes seen in 1995

A Michigan State University (MSU) professor of horticulture had some predictions for the future of the grape industry that he shared in a 1995 presentation. Stan Howell said at the time that the Eastern United... more »

Cevya fungicide from BASF gets approval for use in California

California grape, tree fruit, pome and stone fruit growers can now use Cevya fungicide from BASF after it received registration from the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation. Cevya fungicide delivers strong disease control against powdery... more »

Ohio Vineyard Soil Management webinar set for Nov. 17

Soils are the unsung hero of viticulture, providing the nutrition and water required to produce high quality fruit and healthy vegetation each year. However, its management is often one of the most misunderstood aspects of... more »

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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

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