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American Vineyard Magazine October Issue

Contents of the October Issue: McManis Family Vineyards & Winery Improving Uniformity with a Bird’s-Eye View 211,000- Ton Raisin Crop Expected Smoky Overcast Skies Delay Sunshine-Needy Crop The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs Arkansas California Michigan Missouri Minnesota Oregon Pennsylvania Washington

American Vineyard Magazine September Issue

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Contents of the September Issue: Consumer Behavioral Trends More Long-Term Demand for California Raisins? Fresno State Grape Day University Delivers Vital Info Via Webinar Format The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California Michigan Missouri Minnesota New York North Carolina Oregon Texas Virginia Washington

American Vineyard Magazine August Issue

Contents of the August Issue: The Best Place to Grow Pinot Noir Bill & Lauren Hipp Retire After a Joyous Experience Sustainable Vineyard Pest Management Experts Tell of Tech Innovations Coastal Wine Industry Struggles COVID-19 Market Favors Value-Priced Wines Heroine of the Vineyards Rhonda Smith Wraps up Career

Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Rachel Naegele

Rachel Naegele received her Master’s and PhD from Michigan State University where she grew to love plant breeding and pathology. In 2015, she joined the USDA ARS as a Research Horticulturalist for table and raisin grape breeding with an emphasis on abiotic and biotic stress resistance. Her translational-based research program uses germplasm evaluations, population genetics, and genomics to address real …

How to Keep California Raisin Vineyards in the Ground

Over the last couple years, Central Valley raisin growers have been receiving great prices for their crop; however, that hasn’t stopped the continual raisin grape vineyard pullouts going on. So what’s going to change the tide and bring more balance and longterm prosperity for this much needed industry in California? Check out this interview with Sun-Maid Chairman Jeff Jue and …

Sun-Maid Marketing Plan to Increase Demand for California Raisins

The California raisin industry maintains their reputation for producing the highest quality raisins in the world; however, they are no longer the highest yielding raisin community in the world.  The dynamics of raisin marketing also need to evolve with changing economic and consumer trends.  Sun-Maid CEO Harry Overly addressed this at their Annual Meeting and shared Sun-Maid’s plans to increase …

Sun Maid Rationale Behind Opting out of the Raisin Bargaining Association

  Sun-Maid made a big decision this year to opt out of the Raisin Bargaining Association’s negotiated field price for the first time ever.  While growers were excited about receiving the highest price ever for their raisins, Sun-Maid representatives felt the price was too high under current circumstances in the world raisin market.  Watch this interview with Sun-Maid Chairman Jeff …

How the CA Raisin Industry will Stay Competitive with the World Market

With record low raisin inventories in California this past year, record high imports of raisins flooded the US market. Foreign competitors also took larger shares of key export markets for the California raisin industry. With increasing production costs and declining raisin grape acreage, what can the California raisin industry do to remain competitive in the world market? Harry Overly answered …

Record High CA Raisin Price Established for 2018 Crop

The Raisin Bargaining Association and packers came to an agreement on October 19th to establish the highest price ever in California raisin history for the 2018 California raisin crop.  Watch this brief interview with RBA CEO Kalem Barserian as he shares the price and update on inventory. Read more about it in American Vineyard Magazine, and be sure to attend …

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