Grapes

Researchers join $7.6M study on impact of smoke on grapes, wine

Washington State University researchers are part of a team of West Coast university collaborators that received a $7.6 million grant to study the impact of smoke exposure on grapes, a project that will provide critical... more »

New Viticulture and Enology Executive Leadership Board members at UC Davis

As the world’s top-ranked research institute for viticulture and enology, the University of California, Davis, is pleased to announce the newest members of its Executive Leadership Board for the department of Viticulture and Enology. The... more »

California Central Coast vineyard transitioning to organic production

The transition to organic winegrape growing can be seen as a high-risk process, and growers often wonder if positive results published by academic researchers will actually translate to their bottom lines once implemented in their... more »

Sun World promotes Melillo to vice president of grower support services

Sun World International LLC has appointed Michele Melillo to the new position of vice president of Grower Support Services. Melillo recently managed the company’s agronomic support activities. In his new leadership position, he will oversee... more »

Open burning window closing for California grape growers

With a deadline looming for the end of open burning of removed orchards or vineyards in the San Joaquin Valley, farmer Tom Murphy is contemplating his limited options. The problem, Murphy said, is the trellis... more »

Yanmar reveals leading-edge autonomous vineyard robot

Europe-based Yanmar has introduced a new, technological breakthrough for wine producers – a vineyard robot which offers a host of benefits for wine-growing operations of all sizes including enhanced safety, productivity, cost reductions and versatility.... more »

Jeff Meier of J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines among UC Davis honored alumni

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis is known throughout the world for its expertise, educational opportunities, and contributions to society. Much of that has to do with alumni, friends, faculty, staff... more »

WineVit 2022 to be held in-person Feb. 7-10, Washington Winegrowers announces

The Washington Winegrowers Association plans to hold WineVit 2022 in-person Feb. 7–10 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington. Formerly known as the Winegrowers Convention & Trade Show, WineVit is an annual opportunity... 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

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Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

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