Grapes

Chlorosis is a serious problem that affects many Concord vineyards

If you’ve ever packed fruit snacks in a lunch, enjoyed a glass of grape juice, or made a PB&J, chances are the grapes used in those products were grown in Washington’s Yakima Valley. That’s because... more »

Oregon State University holds vineyard mechanization webinar

Pacific Northwest wine grape growers are invited to a free webinar, “Can Mechanizing Vineyard Tasks Make you Money?” led by Clark Seavert, an Oregon State University agricultural economist. The webinar will be held from 11:45... more »

Botrytis on the rise in grapes in San Joaquin Valley, California

Botrytis is a well-known disease in most grape growing regions around the world. Normally botrytis is associated with bunch rot, but under the right conditions it can cause damage in other parts of the plant.... more »

Blanc Vineyards partners with NBA on ‘new kind of table grape’

A family of grape growers based in Delano, California, has partnered with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to introduce consumers to a new variety of the healthy snack food. The Campbell and Middleton families, owners... more »

Midwest cold damage masks vine trunk diseases

Old Man Winter is broadly blamed for damaged grapevines across the Midwest. But after looking beneath the surface, one Extension specialist discovered that much of the Midwestern damage is due to disease-causing fungi better known... more »

Viticulture Field Day in Michigan slated for June 13

Michigan State University’s Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, Michigan Grape Society, and with additional sponsorship provided by Lake Michigan College Wine and Viticulture Technology Program and Certis USA will... more »

Washington State Wine puts $1M toward research projects

The Washington state wine industry has earmarked over $1 million for research in the coming fiscal year June 2020. More than $1,034,000 will fund 21 research projects, covering a diverse range of vineyard and winery... more »

Colorado peach growers tout elevation-enhanced sunlight

Talbott’s Mountain Gold Farm is located in Palisade, Colorado, which is west of Denver and just slightly east of Grand Junction. The operation’s packing/processing facilities and retail market are located on Palisade’s fruit and wine... more »


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