Grapes

BASF announces new chemistry fungicide for 2012

BASF is continuing its tradition of innovation by introducing a new fungicide, which will be available to growers in 2012, pending registration. The new chemistry, called Xemium, is a carboxamide that works by inhibiting SDH... more »

Inspire Super Fungicide approved for use on pome fruit, grapes

Syngenta Crop Protection received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the use of Inspire Super fungicide on pome fruit and grapes. Inspire Super combines two active ingredients, difenoconazole and cyprodinil, to provide growers... more »

Get farm marketing tips from jolly old England

Do you feel you’ve run out of new ideas for your farm market? Have you been a regular on the U.S. and Canadian farm market bus tours, and in some ways feel like you aren’t... more »

Texas Fruit and Grape Seminar to include blackberries

The Comanche County fruit and grape seminar will be held in DeLeon,Tx., Feb. 8, and will offer information on blackberries and a demonstration on peach pruning, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel."Now is the... more »

Crop protection has entered a new era: IPM

Before examining the ways crop protection techniques have changed over the last half-century, George Bird wanted to go back a little further – 12,000 years or so. Bird, 72, doesn’t go back that far, but... more »

Viticulturists get online resource

The national online resource, eViticulture (eviticulture.org), offers a new resource, created by the Grape Community of Practice (GCoP) and eXtension, that is directed toward commercial viticulturists who need proven, tested information to improve their skills... more »

Grant to boost eastern wine industry

Unpredictable rainfall, overly fertile soils, new varieties and a young industry -- these are but some of the challenges in producing quality wine in the eastern United States. ECNTo read more, click here. more »

Organic tree fruit growers get together

Not only is it possible to grow organic tree fruit commercially in the humid Midwest, there’s actually a big demand for it. More organic growers are needed, though, and those that exist could always use... more »

Grape commission doesn’t violate free speech

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a lower-court ruling that had determined that the law establishing the California Table Grape Commission and authorizing its programs does not violate the First Amendment, ending a federal... more »

SWD found in Michigan; team planning a response

The Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), a pest of Asian origin that is already established in many of the main fruit-producing regions of the United States, has been found in Michigan, according to Michigan State University.... more »

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