Technology and equipment

Grand Michigan winery brings Italian red grape varieties, wines north

By |February 15th, 2017|

Italy in Michigan

High tunnels extend vineyard growing season

By |February 15th, 2017|

Mari Vineyards gets up to 25 more growing degree-days for grapes grown under tunnel structures

Understanding the click pruning technique – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Pruning technique puts physiology to work, gets sap flowing to reduce blind wood and manage vigor.

Can science strengthen graft unions?

By |February 15th, 2017|

An experiment to stimulate stronger grafts on brittle Geneva 41 rootstocks reveals promise but no clear path.

Is your orchard robot ready? – Video

By |February 15th, 2017|

Industry leaders break out crystal ball to help growers prepare for ‘game changers.’

Blazing a trail for female growers

By |February 15th, 2017|

International Fruit Tree Association launches women’s group to provide education, mentorship.

Speakers dig into geological topics on final day of wine grape grower meetings

By |February 10th, 2017|

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It’s taken for granted that everyone attending the Washington Winegrowers meeting in Kennewick, Washington believes in the state’s wine industry.

New postharvest fungicide idea comes from an old place

By |January 27th, 2017|

Natamycin emerges as a possible nontoxic postharvest fungicide.

Targeting bacterial pathogens in cold storage with ozone

By |January 26th, 2017|

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Much is still unknown about contamination risks from pathogens in fruit packing warehouses. Researchers across the country are working to

Safeguarding Honeycrisp from storage disorders

By |January 25th, 2017|

Packers have options to help protect against Honeycrisp storage disorders.

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