New era in fire blight control

By |February 17th, 2015|

Organic growers face future without antibiotics for fire blight control.

Getting the most out of CougarBlight

By |February 17th, 2015|

Model helps assess and forecast fire blight risk.

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

By |February 11th, 2015|

grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / [...]

Women in vineyards

By |February 10th, 2015|

Few women hold vineyard management positions.

Worker education is a priority at Klipsun Vineyards

By |February 10th, 2015|

Lots of eyes in the vineyard help Julia Kock stay on top of things.

Premium wine sales still growing

By |February 10th, 2015|

Growers need to focus on quality and target fruit for the $15 and up price point, say wine marketers.

Growing fruit without branches

By |February 10th, 2015|

The branchless multileader system offers improved efficiency.

Quality trees: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Italian nursery GRIBA developed a quality grading scale, and prices trees accordingly.

Concrete support: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Across South Tyrol, growers use posts made of concrete, rather than wood.

Fruiting wall concept expands: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |February 5th, 2015|

Alberto Dorigoni is considering shorter trees grown somewhat like vines.