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Tulare County Reports on Current Crop Status

Tulare County Crop Status

Visalia, Calif., (July 28, 2017) – Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner released the current status today of Major crops in the most valued county in the California Ag portfolio. They report that Alfalfa fields are making excellent progress; and being irrigated, cut, and baled. Corn and sorghum for silage is still being cultivated and irrigated. The corn silage crop is in …

Update on Wine Grape Exemption Status from FSMA

Update on Wine Grape Exemption Status from FSMA

Unfortunately, wine grapes have been looped into FDA’s Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act, in spite of the fact that they are not consumed fresh off the vine. The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has been employing every effort in fighting the unreasonable regulations associated with this, and working to get an exemption. Watch this brief …

Progress on Winegrape Exemption from FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule

Sacramento, Calif., (July 21, 2017) – The Senate Committee on Appropriations on July 20 approved a bill that funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for fiscal year 2018. The appropriations bill includes an important statement of policy urging FDA to distinguish between grape varietals so that growers of winegrapes may be eligible for …

Sonoma County Winegrowers Name New Education & Communications Manager

Santa Rosa, Calif., (July 20, 2017) – With Sonoma County Winegrowers well on their way to becoming the first 100% sustainable winegrowing region in the United States by 2019, now is the time to expand our education efforts to key stakeholders such as sommeliers, wine buyers and  consumers. The goal is to share the benefits of sustainable wine and communicate …

Robert Young Estate Vineyard and Winery: 159 Years

Santa Rosa, Calif., (July 11, 2017) – Peter Young immigrated to New York in the early 1800’s and came to California in the 1850’s for the Gold Rush. He settled on 120 acres in Alexander Valley, where he raised cattle for leather and sheep. At their peak, the Young family had more than 700 head of sheep, raised grain and …

2017 CA Winegrape Crop Update with Allied Grape Growers

2017 CA Winegrape Crop Update with Allied Grape Growers

[wpdevart_youtube]XGaF412QqFk[/wpdevart_youtube] Other than the extreme heat beating down on grapes without sufficient canopy cover, the wine grape crop in California is progressing quite well. Watch California Ag Network’s interview with Jeff Bitter from Allied Grape Growers as he provides an update on the 2017 wine grape crop and the direction that current wine marketing trends are headed. Read more about …

New Survey Highlights the Valuable Contributions of Winegrape Growers to Sonoma County

Santa Rosa, Calif., (July 5, 2017) – A new survey of more than 295 winegrape growers in Sonoma County confirms that the local winegrape industry provides a number of valuable contributions to the community. As one of the largest employers, winegrape growers pay top wages to their workers and serve as generous philanthropists contributing to non-profit organizations and groups in …

CAWG Seeks Winegrape Exemption from Produce Safety Rule

SACRAMENTO, June 20, 2017 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exempt winegrapes from its produce safety rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and place them on a list of produce commodities rarely consumed raw. The action would exempt growers and wineries from having to comply with unnecessary …

Tulare County Reports on Current Crop Status

Tulare County Crop Status

Visalia, Calif., (June 23, 2017) – Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner released the current status today of Major crops in the most valued county in the California Ag portfolio. They report that Alfalfa fields are making excellent progress; and being irrigated, cut, and baled. Corn and sorghum for silage continues being planted, cultivated, and irrigated. The corn silage crop is in …

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