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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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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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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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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest in Full Swings, Rains Causing Problems for Wine Grapes

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest in Full Swings, Rains Causing Problems for Wine Grapes

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. County Comments Nathan Eason, White County  Daily rains made it difficult to spray vineyards. Approximately half of all silage has been harvested. Yields have been exceptional. When fields dry,

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Alabama Grapes: Muscadines – Backbone of Alabama’s Wine Industry

Alabama Grapes: Muscadines – Backbone of Alabama’s Wine Industry

👤By Emily Eichhorn, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 13, 2017

People make wine around the world, even in Alabama. The state’s wineries are more abundant than some might think, each with their own unique wines and atmosphere.  Dr. Elina Coneva, an Alabama Extension fruit specialist, said which grapes can be grown

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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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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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Missouri: Show Me Grape and Wine Conference, Columbia, March 8-10

Missouri: Show Me Grape and Wine Conference, Columbia, March 8-10

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Feb 6, 2017

Missouri grape growers and winemakers can learn from peers, researchers and industry experts at the University of Missouri Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium. The event is March 8-10 at the Hampton Inn, 1225 Fellows Place, Columbia. Viticulturists

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Georgia Wine: UGA Hires Viticulture Specialist for Growing Wine Industry

Georgia Wine: UGA Hires Viticulture Specialist for Growing Wine Industry

👤By Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 26, 2017

Wine is becoming a big business in Georgia, and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is working to support this growing sector of the economy by providing new expertise for wine growers. Earlier this month, UGA Extension hired its first full-time

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