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Mechanizing Vineyard Canopy Management

Are you struggling to meet the labor needs in your vineyard and having difficulty converting to a mechanized approach? Watch this brief interview with Craig Edwards from Acampo Machine works as he shares some of the struggles and solutions growers are experiencing on the journey to a completely mechanized vineyard canopy management system.  Read more about it in American Vineyard …

UC Davis Mechanical Vineyard Management Course

Recent Study Shows All Around Benefits of Mechanized Vineyard Canopy Management

This course covers the anatomy of the grapevine, including trellis types and how best to prepare a vineyard for mechanical management. Learn how to set up mechanical pruners, shoot thinners and leaf removers for efficient production, as well as how to adjust and calibrate speed and efficiency of mechanical harvesters. Working parts of a mechanical harvester will also be discussed. …

How to Successfully Convert to Year-round Vineyard Mechanization

The journey to year-round mechanization in the vineyard can be a rough one, but it is worthwhile, according to Greg Gonzalez, Director of Vineyard Operations and Scheid Family Wines.. One may wonder where to start or how to maintain the same or better quality compared to traditional methods. Watch this brief interview with Greg as he shares his journey to …

North Carolina Winegrowers Association Annual Conference

Themed “Diversity, Quality, Strength”, the North Carolina Winegrowers Association invites growers and industry stakeholders to attend this year’s annual conference at the Benton Convention Center in Salem, NC.  Click HERE to register, and click HERE to make a reservation with the Marriott Hotel. ROOM LOCATIONS                                  …

Recent Study Shows All Around Benefits of Mechanized Vineyard Canopy Management

Recent Study Shows All Around Benefits of Mechanized Vineyard Canopy Management

With a shrinking and more costly labor force, grape growers are searching for new ways to mechanize their vineyard operations, and mechanized canopy management is a great opportunity for growers to look into.  Watch this brief interview with Luca Brillante from Fresno State’s Viticulture & Enology Department as he shares some very positive results of a recent study supporting greater …

OSU Spring Vineyard Mechanization Workshop

Join us for a workshop focusing on vineyard floor management and precision spraying. This workshop will showcase information about vineyard floor management practices, implements, and how they can be effective in weed control and will showcase a new intelligent sprayer being evaluated by OSU. The event will feature live demonstrations of vineyard floor management implements and the precision sprayer. Audience: …

Part 2: Vineyard Mechanization Demos in the Fresno State Vineyard

Fresno State and E & J Gallo Grower Outreach are pleased to announce that Part 2 and Part 3 of their 3-part series on Vineyard Mechanization for the grape and wine industry will be held on April 11 and May 2, 2019 in the Fresno State Vineyards. On April 11, the event will feature suckering and cultivation demos and displays, …

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