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ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES

Posted Jun 9th, 2020

ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF USING VIRUS-TESTED GRAPEVINES by Jason Alan Troendle

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CVQ: Quebec Wines, Simply Us

CVQ: Quebec Wines, Simply Us

Posted Jun 4th, 2020

Conseil des vins du Quebec, Quebec Wines, Simply Us

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Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

Posted May 28th, 2020

Fast transmission of grapevine 'Pinot gris' virus (GPGV) in vineyard

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Vineyard nutrient needs vary with rootstocks and soils

Vineyard nutrient needs vary with rootstocks and soils

Posted May 11th, 2020

California Agriculture Research Article - Vineyard nutrient needs vary with rootstocks and soils

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Spray Information from GGANS

Spray Information from GGANS

Posted Feb 28th, 2020

It is nearing that time of year when we begin to think about spraying our vineyards. Click below to read the full document with helpful websites and tips.

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$163 billion grape industry at risk due to spread of grapevine red blotch virus with no known treatment

$163 billion grape industry at risk due to spread of grapevine red blotch virus with no known treatment

Posted Feb 7th, 2020

$3 million grant given to institutions in California and Oregon to address unknowns of disease and mitigate its effects on grape production, wine quality Less than an hour from UC Davis, lie the towns of Napa and Sonoma, both hubs of the $163 billion US grape industry. California-grown grapes makes up 90% of the country’s wine production, yet they are at risk as a currently untreatable grapevine disease spreads rapidly across the country but especially in California and Oregon vineyards. 

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Surviving Climate Change: Replanting Wine Regions to Different Varieties May Be Key, Study Finds

Surviving Climate Change: Replanting Wine Regions to Different Varieties May Be Key, Study Finds

Posted Feb 4th, 2020

Ancient, heat-hardy wine grapes are being resurrected in Spain to deal with rising temperatures. Worried producers in Bordeaux—where Cabernet and Merlot have long ruled—have approved the use of seven new wine grapes from Portugal, Spain and southern France in their blends. The University of California at Davis recently released five new hybrid grape varieties—its first such release since the 1980s—to resist vine-killing insects expected to proliferate as winters warm.

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2020- International Year of Plant Health

2020- International Year of Plant Health

Posted Dec 10th, 2019

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

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OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Posted Dec 10th, 2019

Ontario Grape and Wine Research Incorporated invite research proposals for the Research and Innovation Development Initiative (R&ID) component for the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program (MVIP). The objective of this program is to provide funds to improve the quality, productivity and adaptability of grape and wine production by promoting industry-wide access to innovative tools, technologies, resources, knowledge and information for grape and wine making. All activities must start on or ...

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Virus surveys of commercial vineyards show value of planting certified vines

Virus surveys of commercial vineyards show value of planting certified vines

Posted Nov 28th, 2019

Viruses are of great concern in vineyards. They cost the California wine grape industry as much as $91,661 per acre over the life of a vineyard, according to a 2015 economic study of the North Coast wine-growing region. As a first step towards managing viruses, growers are encouraged to plant certified material regulated by the California Registration and Certification program. There are risks in sourcing material from stocks that are not subject to the same level of regulation. We surveyed ...

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  • CGCN certification will make a long-term contribution to the continuous pursuit of excellence of the Canadian wine sector by ensuring that the best quality, disease free propagating material is available to the grape industry.
    Hans Buchler, Chair of CGCN
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