Grapes

Growers Were Caught Unprepared

Grape and fruit growers have generations of experience dealing with spring frosts, which often come when young buds are at their most vulnerable to cold damage. The Daily Sentinel Click here to read the rest... more »

Chase Vineyards: Enjoying the Fruit of their Labor

Leroy and Mary Louise Chase represent many longtime farmers, not only in Mendocino County but throughout California's wine country. Ukiah Daily JournalClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

Delayed Harvest Worries Wineries

As Missouri and Illinois winemakers gear up for the spring, when they bottle last year's grapes, some will be crossing their fingers, hoping that last year's wet and cool weather translates to a decent vintage.... more »

Merlot for the Masses

It would be wonderful if all the wine we consumed were made by salt-of-the-earth types working 100-year-old vineyards amid picturesque landscapes. The Boston Globe Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

Idaho Fruit Research Program Saved by Private Funds

The fruit research program at the Parma, Idaho, Research and Extension Center has been saved from elimination – and the station itself saved from closure – by an industry benefactor with little interest in fruit.... more »

2010 Orchard and Vineyard Show Jan. 19-20

The 2010 Orchard and Vineyard Show is scheduled for Jan. 19-20, and will be held at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, Mich. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and is $30 at the door and... more »

Uncle John’s Hard Cider Takes Best of Show

Uncle John's Cider Mill of St. Johns, Mich., earned top honors in a hard cider and perry competition that featured more than 80 entries from around the world. The fifth annual Great Lakes International Cider... more »

Impressive Showing for Washington Wines

Here's some impressive news about Washington's overachieving wine industry. Wenatchee WorldClick here to read the rest of the story. more »

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Pear rootstocks for replant in presence of armillaria

Cover crops show effects on iron deficiency in pear

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Technology highlights at IFTA show commercial potential

Autonomous sprayer available for orchards

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