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Texas: Prospective Grape Grower Workshop, Lubbock, Dec. 12

Texas: Prospective Grape Grower Workshop, Lubbock, Dec. 12

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 8, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled the Prospective Grape Grower Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. “Interest in viticulture on the Southern High Plains is steadily

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California Grapes: New Weather Models Forecast ETo And Mildews

California Grapes: New Weather Models Forecast ETo And Mildews

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 25, 2017

CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, which provides high-resolution weather data and alert services, announced that it has released a group of weather models for the grape industry. The new models cover evapotranspiration (ETo) and also forecast powdery mildew and downy mildew

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Texas: Prospective Grape Grower Workshop, Llano, Nov. 9

Texas: Prospective Grape Grower Workshop, Llano, Nov. 9

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 6, 2017

A Prospective Grape Grower Workshop will be from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9 in Schorlemmer Hall of St. James Lutheran Church, 1401 Ford St. in Llano. The educational program is designed to provide an overview of the unique requirements and

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Arkansas: Association of Grape Growers Conference, Ozark, Nov. 3

Arkansas: Association of Grape Growers Conference, Ozark, Nov. 3

👤By Emily Thompson, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Wine can have a big impact on the taste of a meal—the right wine can either make or break the flavors of what’s plated. Wine also has a major impact on the Arkansas economy.  According to WineAmerica, the National Association

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Oklahoma: Grape Growers Workshop Scheduled in Stillwater, October 9

Oklahoma: Grape Growers Workshop Scheduled in Stillwater, October 9

👤By Trisha Gedon, Oklahoma State University 🕔Sep 27, 2017

While Oklahoma’s agricultural roots may be steeped in cattle and wheat production, grape production continues to gain ground. In an effort to provide Oklahoma grape growers with information geared toward successful grape production, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension is offering

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Georgia Grapes: Beginning Growers Flock to Vineyard Workshop by the Bunch

Georgia Grapes: Beginning Growers Flock to Vineyard Workshop by the Bunch

👤By Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 21, 2017

For many wine lovers, running a vineyard is the ultimate dream job, but not many are able to make that dream a reality.  At a recent Beginning Grape Growers Conference organized by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, more than 70

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Texas: Prospective Winegrowers Workshop, Houston, June 23

Texas: Prospective Winegrowers Workshop, Houston, June 23

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 22, 2017

A workshop for prospective winegrowers will be June 23 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center, 3033 Bear Creek Dr., Houston. “In a nutshell, this is a great opportunity to find out what one needs to know before making decisions

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Texas: Advanced Grape Grower Workshop, Fredericksburg, June 19-20

Texas: Advanced Grape Grower Workshop, Fredericksburg, June 19-20

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgrLife Extension 🕔May 8, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an Advanced Grape Grower Workshop June 19-20 at the Hill Country University Center, 2818 E. U.S. Highway 290, Fredericksburg. The workshop will be from 1-5 p.m. June 19 and from 8:30 a.m.-5

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Indiana Wine and Grape Industry Continues to Expand

Indiana Wine and Grape Industry Continues to Expand

👤By Mikaela Wieland, Purdue University 🕔Apr 6, 2017

It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when Indiana is mentioned, but the Hoosier wine industry is among the fastest growing agriculture industries in the state. Indiana wine sales have steadily increased by 15 percent each year

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Georgia Grapes: Despite Potential for Disease, Industry Is Thriving

Georgia Grapes: Despite Potential for Disease, Industry Is Thriving

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Georgia’s grape industry, once dormant, is now thriving, according to Phillip Brannen, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension fruit plant pathologist. Growing potential for prosperity in the wine industry will require that farmers stay vigilant about certain diseases, like Pierce’s disease,

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