Winegrape sector shows strength in California economy

The California wine and winegrape sector and allied businesses deliver a total economic contribution of $57.6 billion annually to the state’s economy and $114.1 billion annually to the U.S. economy according to a new report... more »

WAVE seminar focuses on wine research

Registration is open for WAVE - Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology - a research-focused seminar on July 14 in Richland, Washington. The inaugural event, sponsored by the Washington State Wine Commission, will be held... more »

Gov. Snyder proclaims April ‘Michigan Wine Month’

April has been declared “Michigan Wine Month” to honor Michigan's wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry’s significant contribution to the economy, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said. The number of wineries in the state... more »

Georgia growers, wineries look to UGA researchers for best grapes

Georgia wines may not have the same cachet as California chardonnays or French Burgundies, but they’re earning new accolades each year thanks to a community of dedicated grape growers and a little help from University... more »

Market research reveals why consumers are drawn to Michigan wineries

In 1980, Michigan was home to 10 wineries and just over 200 acres... more »

Research helps growers conserve water, improve white wines

Washington State University viticulturists Yun Zhang and Markus Keller are finding ways to conserve water and improve production of white wine grapes by using partial rootzone drying, or PRD. The technique, developed in Australia, involves... more »

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Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

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Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

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