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Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Cold damage and the quest to predict it was among the featured presentations at the 2022 Viticulture Field Day at Michigan State University’s (MSU) Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center in Benton Harbor, Michigan. The... more »

Program puts vineyard employees on a path toward leadership

The first cohort of the Sonoma County Winegrape Growers Foundation Leadership Academy for Vineyard Employees has graduated. The program provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn about a host of topics including financial literacy,... more »

Winegrape assessment rate set at $1.25 for 2022

The Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board voted during its June 29 meeting to set the winegrape assessment at $1.25 per $1,000 of value for the 2022 harvest. The board's recommendation was approved by California... more »

Cornell’s AgriTech research center celebrates 140th anniversary

Cornell AgriTech, a preeminent center for food and agricultural research in Geneva, N.Y., will celebrate its 140th anniversary with an open house to showcase its impact on New York’s food and agricultural industries. The center... more »

Texas A&M AgriLife to conduct grape crush report

Vineyard and winery owners across the state of Texas are being asked for the first time to contribute to a statewide crush report being compiled by Texas A&M AgriLife’s enology program to help gauge the... more »

Indiana wine group sets summer meeting schedule

The Indiana Wine and Vineyard Association’s Summer Meeting features two days of educational sessions and a vineyard tour and viticulture update. The event is July 26-27 at Daniel’s Vineyard, McCordsville, Indiana. The first day features... more »

Registration open for Dirt to Glass grape, wine conference

The 2022 Dirt to Glass Conference will be held Thursday and Friday, August 25-26 in Traverse City, Michigan at Kirkbride Hall. The conference will connect growers and producers from around the state and prove the... more »

Washington wine industry launches sustainable certification program

The Washington wine industry launched the state’s first statewide certified sustainability program for wine grapes, signifying a commitment to quality fruit, environmental stewardship and healthy communities. Sustainable WA will begin certifying vineyards this summer. “From... more »

Washington Wine funds research projects tacking industry challenges

The Washington State Wine Commission (WSWC) awarded almost $1 million in research grants designed to improve wine quality by tackling high priority vineyard and winery issues. The organization’s board of directors approved 24 projects totaling... more »

Registration opens for Washington winegrape phylloxera webinar

Growers can register for an April 20 WAVEx web seminar designed to show winegrape growers how to assess, deal with and prepare for phylloxera insects in their vineyards. The free Washington Advancements in Viticulture and... more »

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