Winery Bears Fruit in Thumb for Couple

Michigan's Thumb area is better known for sugar beets than chardonnay. But Steve Velloff and Connie Currie moved from downtown Chicago to Sanilac County to put a cork in that notion. Detroit Free PressClick here... more »

Green on the Vine

Dennis and Cindy Reynolds own one of the only organic vineyard and wineries in Kansas. Their handcrafted wines and sustainable farming methods contribute to their organically motivated philosophy. Lawrence Journal-WorldClick here to read the rest... more »

Dad’s Dream Bearing Fruit at Geneva Winery

Wine was always on the dinner table when the three Zugibe brothers were growing up in Newark, Wayne County. Democrat and ChronicleClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Spotted Wing Pest Found in Oregon Wine Grapes

A newly recognized pest in Oregon continues to concern fruit growers and researchers with the recent find of a spotted wing drosophila fly in a sample of Willamette Valley wine grapes. Western Farmer-StockmanClick here to... more »

European Grapevine Moth Detected in Napa County

A single European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana, has been detected in the Oakville region of Napa County, along with larvae, Napa County Agricultural Commissioner Dave Whitmer announced Oct. 12.The moth has been intercepted coming into... more »

Salinas Valley Growers Glad Harvest Winding Down

A storm that dumped about 2 inches of rain across much of Monterey County last week caused some damage to strawberries and grapes, leaving growers grateful that harvests were already winding down. Salinas CalifornianClick here... more »

Storm Forecast Sped Grape Harvest in South Monterey County

Grape harvesting in south Monterey County vineyards stopped Tuesday as a storm hit the area, but the picking went on almost until the first drops of rain fell. Salinas CalifornianClick here to read the rest... more »

Farming on Wheels: Life-changing accident doesn’t stop young farmer

When he was 15, Brian Rajzer knew he wanted to be a farmer. By the time he was 16 and confined to a wheelchair, he still knew. Now 29, he’s growing produce and flowers with... more »

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