Grapes

Webinar to share effects of mycorrhizal inoculants on vineyard growth

Washington wine grape growers are invited to learn about promising benefits from soil fungi that could lead to reduced need for vineyard fertilizers, improved vine growth and contribute to more sustainable growing practices during a... more »

Grape experts give workshops on drought preparedness, red blotch

Grape growers and other industry members interested in grape production and water management in vineyards are invited to University of California (UC) Cooperative Extension’s Grapevine Drought Preparedness Workshops. The workshops will be held in person... more »

California grape tonnage increases seen in 2021 harvest

Johnnie White is anything but crushed by the news contained in the 2021 grape-crush report. "It's a grower's market," said White, a Napa County vineyard manager and member of the California Farm Bureau Board of... more »

Deadline Feb. 23 for Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference

The registration deadline is Feb. 23 for the 2022 Pennsylvania Grape and Wine Industry Winter Conference. The event is presented by the Pennsylvania Wine Marketing and Research Program Board, in close partnership with Penn State... more »

Dominus Estate’s organic, dry-farmed vineyards create harmony with the land

Organic farming is a natural extension of the long-held philosophy at Dominus Estate that vines produce more balanced and complex grapes when grown in harmony with the environment. The decision to transition to organic seemed... more »

Sonoma academy trains vineyard workers for leadership roles

Even after 25 years in farming, Jose Cervantes is not done learning. The operations supervisor at Cornerstone Certified Vineyards in Sonoma County's (California) Russian River Valley is one of 15 students in the inaugural Richard... more »

Michigan Craft Beverage Council names 13 recipients of 2022 research grants

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) has announced 13 projects will receive funding through its 2022 research grant program. MCBC recommended $335,000 in project support for research and education, advancing agricultural inputs for craft beer,... more »

Vineyard owner Beneduce NJ’s 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer

Mike Beneduce Jr., a Hunterdon County vineyard and winery owner, has been chosen as New Jersey’s 2022 Outstanding Young Farmer by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. Beneduce and his wife, Corey, were also... more »

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