Grapes

Washington Winegrowers Association honors industry leaders

Washington’s wine industry is paying tribute to its industry leaders. At the Feb. 5 Washington Winegrowers Association annual Leadership & Legacy luncheon in Kennewick, Washington, the association celebrated the careers, accomplishments and leadership of Washington... more »

Unlocking vineyard data through technology

Grape growers, crop consultants, Extension faculty and other educators can learn about My Efficient Vineyard (MyEV),  an open-access tool used to integrate vineyard data into vineyard maps that can inform farm management decision-making, during a... more »

Sipcam Agro USA introduces new grape biofungicide

Sipcam Agro USA has introduced a biofungicide available in other states now for use by California growers. Mevalone is designed to treat winegrapes, table grapes and raisin grapes. The Durham, North Carolina, based crop protection... more »

Washington winegrowers group to host Winevit 2024

This year’s iteration of WineVit, a three day conference for winegrape growers, vintners and industry professionals, is scheduled for Feb. 5-7. The Washington Winegrowers Association is announcing the WineVit 2024 Convention and Trade Show. The... more »

UC-Davis Viticulture & Enology sees new leadership

The Department of Viticulture & Enology at the University of California-Davis recently changed leadership. Professor David Block stepped down as department chair after 12.5 years, and Ben Montpetit, associate professor, was named interim chair, effective... more »

Washington soil health events cover diverse topics

Washington State University will co-host a series of events across the state in February to advance soil health practices and knowledge. SoilCon, now in its fourth year, is a free resource for agricultural professionals to... more »

Washington Winegrowers Association names executive director

The Washington Winegrowers Association has named its new executive director. Colleen Frei will lead the nonprofit organization that serves Washington winegrowers and vintners. Frei was a partner at Jeffers,... more »

WAVEx webinar to highlight spotted lanternfly threat

The Washington State Wine Commission (WSWC) and Washington State University invite winegrape growers to register for an upcoming webinar on the havoc that can be caused by the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species that continues... more »

Deterring wildlife: Texas vineyard controls fruit loss

Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country in Fredericksburg, Texas, Heritage Vineyard uses trapping and other methods to control wildlife damage. Most of the animal damage and fruit loss is from raccoons and... more »

Ed Auler, Texas Hill Country winegrape pioneer, dies

Hugo Edwin "Ed" Auler, a pioneer of the Texas Hill Country’s winegrape industry, has died. He was 78. Ed Auler died Oct. 13. Funeral Services were Oct. 24 . Through their winery, Fall Creek Vineyards,... more »

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