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American Vineyard August Issue

Contents of the August Issue: “Vampires” in the Vineyard Spotted Lanternfly Threatens Nation’s Grape Industry UC Davis to Build $5.25M Greenhouse Project Designed to Prevent Red Blotch & Other Diseases Managing Social Wasps, Including Yellow Jackets Avoiding Painful Interactions in the Vineyard The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California Georgia Indiana Michigan Missouri New York Oregon Washington

American Vineyard July Issue

Contents of the July Issue: A Lone Star Grape Growing Region Lost Oak Winery Illustrates Award-Winning Potential Vine Removal Technique Foils Grape Disease Spatial Roguing to Root Out Leafroll Infected Grapevines Managing Grapevines During a Heat Spike Growers Have Options for Preparation The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California Georgia Michigan Minnesota Missouri New York Oregon Texas Washington

American Vineyard June Issue


Contents of the June Issue: Protecting Against Smoke Taint Rejections Multi-Faceted Problem Brings No Silver Bullet Solution All About Raisin Interest in 2022 Raisin Insurance Coverage Options & Deadlines Mechanization & Precision Viticulture Opportunities for Michigan Wine & Juice Grape Vineyards The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California Maryland Michigan Minnesota Missouri New York Oregon Virginia Washington

Harvey Singh Steps Up as Chairman of the Raisin Bargaining Association

In addition to the announcement of Dwayne Cardoza stepping down as CEO of the Raisin Bargaining Association (RBA) at their recent annual meeting, Harvey Singh was also announced as the new RBA Chairman.  Watch this brief interview with Harvey Singh as he introduces himself and shares his outlook for the California raisin industry. Read more about it in the May issue …

Spotted Lanternfly, an Invasive Hitchhiking Threat to American Vineyards

Have you seen spotted lanternfly? If so, report it immediately. It is an invasive pest making its way around the US from the East Coast and it can be very destructive to vineyards. Watch this brief interview with Cindy Kron from the UC Cooperative Extension as she shares more about this pest and how California growers can prepare for it. …

American Vineyard May Issue


Contents of the May Issue: Five Bucks & A Desire for a Better Life Hardworking Raisin Growers Inspire Next Generation Changes in Leadership at the RBA The Rocky Road Continues with Hope for a Bright Future The Economics of Grape-Growing in Maryland Crunching the Numbers at the Maryland Grape Growers Conference The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California New …

Dwayne Cardoza Steps Down as CEO of the Raisin Bargaining Association

Attendees at the recent annual meeting of the Raisin Bargaining Association were surprised to hear Dwayne Cardoza’s announcement that he was stepping down as CEO of the association.  This announcement comes after serving several years as Chairman and then as CEO following Kalem Barserian’s retirement.  He served the raisin industry faithfully through some very tumultuous times for not only the …

Malcolm Media Launches A Grower’s Story with UPL Support

“On behalf of Malcolm Media and our partners at UPL, I am very excited to announce the realization of an initiative that has been in the planning stages to serve grape and nut growers for a long time,” shares Dan Malcolm, Publisher of American Vineyard and Pacific Nut Producer Magazines. What started as a school video project inspired Malcolm Media to …

Options for Raisin Growers to Navigate Labor Challenges

While innovations in vineyard mechanization have come a long way, labor challenges still prevail in the California raisin industry — and those issues have been amplified since the pandemic.  Watch this brief interview with UCCE Viticulture Farm Advisor George Zhuang as he shares what labor-saving options growers have to stay in the game.  Read more about it in American Vineyard …

West Coast Smoke Exposure Task Force Seeks to More Clearly Define Smoke Taint in Wine Grapes

Where there’s drought, there’s fire, and where there’s fire, there’s smoke.  This is a major concern for wine grape growers in the drought-stricken west this year.  Evacuations, power outages and smoke taint have had a major impact on the wine industry at harvest-time in recent years, and not having an industry standard or threshold defining smoke taint can raise questions …

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