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Could CA Farmers Lose CalEPA & Science-Based Pesticide Regulation?

Michael Miller Interview

Anti-pesticide sentiment has never been more prevalent, as California courts and anti-agricultural organizations frighten the public with non-science based claims of the harmful effects of crop protection materials such as glyphosate.  What farmers need to understand though now, is that much more than glyphosate is currently at stake.  The legislature is now being pressured to change the whole pesticide regulatory …

Wine Grower Brad Goehring, CAWG Leader of the Year

Brad Goehring-CAWG Leader of the Year

With the annual Summer Conference of the California Association of Winegrape Growers came the announcement and presentation of CAWG’s Leader of the Year award, honoring Lodi wine grower Brad Goehring.  Watch this brief presentation honoring Goehring, as delivered by John Duarte of Duarte Nursery at the Awards of Excellence dinner in Sonoma.  Read more the grower leaders that make this …

Lodi Growers & CAWG Joint Meeting

Agenda 8:30 am — Registration, coffee and pastries 9:00 am — Meeting How can you protect yourself during contract negotiations? What do you do if you are slow to get paid for your grapes, or haven’t gotten paid at all? Do you have a smoke taint clause in your contract? Are third party inspections for soluble solids, rot, or MOG …

Crush Report May be Impacted by Government Shutdown

The ongoing federal government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, may soon affect a key program of great importance to winegrape growers. Thursday, Jan. 10 is the deadline for wineries to submit grape purchase data from the 2018 harvest to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Pacific Region office. NASS collects and compiles the data for …

Lake & Mendocino Grape Growers Crop Insurance Workshop

Gather with fellow winegrape growers in Lake and Mendocino to listen to knowledgeable experts about how crop insurance can be used to help lower farming risk. The deadline to sign up for crop insurance for the 2019 crop year is January 31, 2019. John Aguirre, President, California Association of Winegrape Growers Katie Delbar, Mendocino-Lake County Executive Director, USDA Farm Service …

Madera Grape Grower Steve Schafer Receives CAWG’s Highest Honor

If you missed the CAWG Summer Conference this year, be sure to check out this video presentation honoring the CAWG Grower of the Year, Steve Schafer. Diversified grower and Vintner in Madera, Schafer grew up in the industry and has also been involved in the community. He has served on many grower boards and leadership roles. Watch this video and …

Sonoma Winegrowers’ Karissa Kruse Honored as CAWG Leader of the Year

At the 2018 annual Summer Conference of the California Association of Winegrape growers (CAWG), Sonoma County Winegrowers President Karissa Kruse was honored as CAWG’s Leader of the Year for her outstanding efforts in leading the world’s first 100% sustainable wine region, community outreach amidst the 2017 North Coast Wildfires, and much more.  Watch this video presentation honoring Kruse and read …

California Association of Winegrape Growers Annual Conference

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) will be hosting their 7th Annual CAWG PAC Golf Tournament, Annual Awards of Excellence Program and 44th Annual Meeting & Speaker Program in Napa, July 17 – 18. SPEAKER PROGRAM & 44th ANNUAL MEETING Attend CAWG’s Annual Business Meeting & Conference and be part of the professional learning event of a lifetime. We’ve …

The Work of the American Society of Enology & Viticulture

The American Society of Enology & Viticulture (ASEV) is excited to present their 69th Annual Conference this coming June in Monterey for growers, vintners, researchers and industry representatives.  Watch this brief interview with ASEV President James Harbertson who shared what ASEV brings to the industry throughout the year.  Read more in American Vineyard Magazine. Enjoy our Ag video news?  Be …

New Leadership for 2019 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

Dr. Tom Collins, assistant professor of grape and wine chemistry at Washington State University, will chair the 2019 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium Program Development Committee, a position he previously held in 2015 and 2016.  Nichola Hall of Scott Laboratories will serve as the program committee’s vice chair, a newly added position. Since the first meeting in April, they have …

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