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Raisin Bargaining Association May Industry Update

[wpdevart_youtube]SzKXXtMtUDQ[/wpdevart_youtube] Bunch counts are in, temperatures are rising and growers are working to keep their vines clean of pests and diseases. Meanwhile at the Raisin Bargaining Association, here is Kalem Barserian with an update on raisin shipments, acreage trends, and their efforts to support the industry after hitting rock bottom pricing for last year’s crop. Watch this brief video and …

50th Anniversary Meeting Raisin Bargaining Association Update

[wpdevart_youtube]tS7TeggHg7U[/wpdevart_youtube] The Raisin Bargaining Association (RBA) has been proudly serving raisin growers for 50 years now. As in any crop industry, the raisin industry has had its ups and downs, and last year was not an easy one; but the RBA remains dedicated to helping raisin growers get the best possible price for their crop. Watch this interview with RBA …

Sonoma Winegrowers Well in Route to 100% Sustainability

[wpdevart_youtube]j3nNBuaPxeQ[/wpdevart_youtube] At a press conference during Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers gave a progress report on their commitment to achieve 100% sustainability, as well as recent consumer trends and their willingness to pay more for sustainable wines. Watch Karissa’s brief interview with California Ag Network and read more in American Vineyard Magazine.

New CAWG Director of Gov’t Relations Addresses Grape Industry Challenges

[wpdevart_youtube]PkxdGBdVeWc[/wpdevart_youtube] The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) recently announced Michael Miiller as their new Director of Government Relations. Michael has many years of experience working with legislature and he has already hit the ground running advocating on behalf of growers in his new position, especially with the CAWG day at Capitol Hill coming up on March 15. Watch this …

Habitat Modification to Enhance Biological Control of Vineyard Leafhoppers

[wpdevart_youtube]ae-I9U3_-dM[/wpdevart_youtube] Back at the Central Coast Grape Expo, Post-Doc Researcher Houston Wilson at UC Berkeley shared some new research on improving biological control on vineyard leafhoppers using cover crops to invite beneficial insects into the vineyard. Learn more in his video interview here, and in American Vineyard Magazine.

Controlling Ground Squirrels in the Vineyard

[wpdevart_youtube]gb66lZV8T9g[/wpdevart_youtube] Ground Squirrels can be a real pest on the farm, damaging plant roots, chewing through drip line, and their tunnels can be a safety hazard for farm workers. At the San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium, Mike Konda from the Fresno County Ag Department provided some valuable tips. Watch his brief interview here and read more in American Vineyard Magazine.

Developing Nematode, Salt & Drought Resistant Grapevines

[wpdevart_youtube]HgevbElHZCA[/wpdevart_youtube] At the San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium held by the UC Cooperative Extension, Andy Walker from UC Davis addressed Central Valley grape growers on the progress of developing new grapevine rootstocks with combined resistance to drought, high salinity and nematode pressures. Watch this video and read American Vineyard Magazine for more information.

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