Grapes

LGS Specialty Sales readies for solid 2021-22 table grape season

LGS Specialty Sales, an importer of citrus, avocados, grapes and persimmons, anticipates a strong grape season from December 2021 through May of 2022. For six months, LGS... more »

Grape industry changes seen in 1995

A Michigan State University (MSU) professor of horticulture had some predictions for the future of the grape industry that he shared in a 1995 presentation. Stan Howell said at the time that the Eastern United... more »

Cevya fungicide from BASF gets approval for use in California

California grape, tree fruit, pome and stone fruit growers can now use Cevya fungicide from BASF after it received registration from the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation. Cevya fungicide delivers strong disease control against powdery... more »

Ohio Vineyard Soil Management webinar set for Nov. 17

Soils are the unsung hero of viticulture, providing the nutrition and water required to produce high quality fruit and healthy vegetation each year. However, its management is often one of the most misunderstood aspects of... more »

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 »

Current Issue

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Troon Vineyard makes wine with minimalist approach

Wafler Farms: family, fruit, nursery

MSU Extension educator relishes new opportunity

Reduced insecticide, IPM programs are key

Blueberry group energized after planning effort, referendum OK

Cyber world calls for diligent IT protection

Mating disruption: Certifications, trials among updates from companies

Protein-based biologicals among trends in IPM

Farm Market column: Worker numbers dependent on market performance

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm, ranch community exudes essence of America

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