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California Table Grape Commission Promotes Karen Hearn

Karen Hearn is the new Vice President of Domestic Marketing for the California Table Grape Commission. Hearn’s responsibilities include leading the domestic retail team, providing strategic direction, and partnering with retailers to motivate consumer purchase of California table grapes. “Karen has long been a valuable member of the table grape team,” said Kathleen Nave, president of the commission, “and now …

American Vineyard Magazine April Issue

American Vineyard April 2020

Contents of the April Issue: Tragedy to Triumph with John Balletto Wine Grape Grower Not Discouraged by Challenges California Wine Institute Conference Wine Leaders Highlight Trade Opportunities The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs Spring Vineyard Frost Protection Options for Monitoring & Mitigation

South San Joquin Valley Grape Symposium

Join us for the South San Joquin Valley Grape Symposium. 2.5 DPR CE and 3.5 Continue Education credits has been approved. Topics and speakers on the agenda will include the following: Fungicide Efficacy & Resistance Gabriel Torres, Viticulture Advisor, UCCE Tulare and Kings Counties Laws, Regulations & Drift Prevention Marianna Gentert, Deputy of Pesticide Use Enforcement, Tulare County Advances in …

Table Grape Commission Annual Seminar

The California Table Grape Commission invites you to attend their annual grower meeting in Visalia, presenting the latest in table grape research and the Commission’s efforts to market the industry’s crop.  The half-day seminar will conclude with a luncheon presentation with Ross Jones, commission senior vice president, on efforts to improve production efficiency and market opportunity. PCA and CCA credits …

Strengths & Challenges for New Valley Pearl Table Grape

Looking into new table grape cultivars to plant? Valley Pearl is a relatively new variety developed by the USDA-ARS and is commercially grown in the San Joaquin Valley and Southern desert regions of California.  Watch this brief interview with UCCE Viticulture Farm Advisor Carmen Gispert as she explains some of the strengths and challenges of this cultivar, and read more …

California Table Grape Commission Hires Director of Trade Policy

Jodi Devaurs is the new director of trade policy for the California Table Grape Commission. Devaurs’ responsibilities include market access, technical issues, and general trade policy matters for the commission. “Managing technical issues to help growers and shippers move California grapes to market is a key function of the commission, and Jodi’s experience with government affairs and regulatory issues will …

California Table Grape Commission Adds New Marketing Director

Fresno, CA – Maria Montalvo is the new marketing director of retail and foodservice promotion for the California Table Grape Commission. Montalvo’s responsibilities include leading the in-store promotion initiatives and communication strategies needed to help move California table grapes through the U.S. and Canadian markets. “We are very excited Maria has joined the team,” said Kathleen Nave, president of the …

CA Table Grape Commission Celebrates 50 Years

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the California Table Grape Commission (commission), Secretary Karen Ross of the California Department of Food and Agriculture presented the organization with a resolution commemorating 50 years of service to the state and its residents. Among other things, the resolution Secretary Ross presented noted that, “since its first meeting in 1968, the commission has …

National Viticulture & Enology Extension Leadership Conference

Please join WSU Viticulture Extension and the National Grape Research Alliance (formerly NGWI) at our 2018 V&E Extension Leadership Conference. The event will be in Prosser, Washington, which is the heart of Washington Wine Country. Aside from great scenery and even better wine, this event is a wonderful opportunity to engage and build networks with other viticulture and enology extension …

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