Featured stories covering grape growing in this issue.
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It’s convention time: Annual Meeting Preview
Moments from the 2014 Hort Show in Kennewick, Washington. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower file photo) Anyone involved in agriculture knows that success is
Avoiding the pitfalls: Expo 2017 Preview
Managing relationships is an important key to family farms: Great Lakes Farm Market EXPO
Big hopes for a big cherry
Large-growing Tamara showing early promise, but it’ll be a few seasons before the verdict is in.
Longtime winemaker fulfills dream by opening his own boutique winery
Co Dinn Winery: One man’s path
Washington growers should prepare for sick leave requirements to take effect
Starting Jan. 1, Washington growers will have to start providing paid sick leave for all workers as required under Initiative 1433. Approved by voters in
Wine gaining ground in Michigan
New Michigan wine collaborative aims to shape state’s industry.
Riesling for those rainy days
Growers in the Finger Lakes figure out how to grow European grapes in challenging conditions.
The hunt for great grape genes
New funding enables research to continue to develop DNA markers to breed better grapes.
N.Y. grape growers vote ‘no’ to research assessment
Decision marks move toward more regional approach after narrow rejection of assessment.
James Bukovinsky, a young grower working in Benton City, Washington
family background / James grew up in Woodinville, Washington, and earned an environmental science degree from the University of Idaho. After his degree,
Wine industry involvement can help research come alive
Insightful input: A Good Point by Melissa Hansen
Seeing red in the vineyard
Both biotic and abiotic causes can turn grape leaves red. Here’s what you should look for.
Making good in the Badlands of Washington
Grower creates a home for his vineyards in dramatic but challenging scenery.