Wine Grower News

Midwest Grape & Wine Industry Institute: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/wine/

 

Information in this issue includes:

  • “Itasca” variety name can now be put on the label
  • Hot off the Press: New 2019 – 2020 VineSmith Spray Guides
  • FREE: 4 New ISU “Woodworking for Wildlife” pubs to enhance your
  • 2018 Certified Sustainable Annual Report from California          
  • FREE: IA ABD Mobile Application to Help Validate Age to Purchase
  • 2-(17-18) Iowa Wine Growers Association Annual Conference
  • FREE: 2-19, Oxygen in Wine Webinar – Texas A & M Extension
  • 2-23, MGGA CCC “As They Sleep We Grow”- UMN Landscape Arboretum
  • 2-(24-26), IGGVA Annual Conference – Walkers Bluff Winery – IL
  • 3-(6-8)  Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium
  • FREE: Latest Economic State Fact Sheets from USDA ERS
  • 3-23, Vineyard Field Day – Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery
  • Marketing Tidbits   
  • Notable Quotables  
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Blast from the Past   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads
  • Fruit & Nut Growers
  • Top 5 Concerns by Region of U.S.

Information in this issue includes:

 

  • Midwest winners of the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • WineAmerica Anonymous Herbicide Drift Survey
  • FREE: 2 New Food Safety Pubs for Table Grapes and Wine Grapes
  • VESTA & MO Department of Workforce Development
  • FREE: Webinars - At Hitchhikers’ Guide to Precision Viticulture
  • FREE: 1-23, SVB Followup to their 2019 State of Wine Annual Webinar
  • FREE: 1-(23-24), Live Keynote Presentations at DTC Wine Symposium
  • FREE: New Pub: Functional Biodiversity in the Vineyard
  • 2-(1+2), ND Grape & Wine Association Conference – Mandan, ND
  • FREE: 2-7, Northern Grapes Project – Sour Rot Webinar
  • VESTA & MO Department of Workforce Development
  • 2-(17-18) Iowa Wine Growers Association Annual Conference
  • 2-23, MGGA CCC “As They Sleep We Grow”- UMN Landscape Arboretum
  • 2-(24-26), IGGVA Annual Conference – Walkers Bluff Winery – IL
  • 7-(7-12), 11th Intl. Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases – BC, Canada
  • Show n Tell   
  • Marketing Tidbits    
  • Notable Quotables  
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Blast from the Past   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads

 

Information in this issue includes:

 

FREE: 2019 Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide

Strongly consider getting that Private Pesticide License this Year.

FREE: Webinars - A Hitchhikers’ Guide to Precision Viticulture

Ruan will take over IA ABD liquor warehousing & distribution

FREE: 1-15, Webinar: 2018 In Review - What Flipped & What Flopped?

FREE: 1-16, 2019 Silcon Valley Bank – State of Wine Annual Webinar

Michigan State Diagnostic Lab to Offer Molecular Tests for Grapevines

FREE: 1-17, NGP Webinar: Impact of Sunlight on Fruit Composition

2-(17-18) Iowa Wine Growers Association Annual Conference

2-23, MGGA CCC “As They Sleep We Grow”- UMN Landscape Arboretum

3-25 to 4-1, Brewing Microbiology Course - Montreal

7-(7-12), 11th Intl. Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases – BC, Canada

FREE: Publication: Rats, Mice and Voles: Vertebrate IPM Tip Sheet

Marketing Tidbits    Blast from the Past   

Notable Quotables  

Videos of Interest   

Neeto – Keeno   

Articles of Interest      

Calendar of Events     

Classified Ads

U.S. 2018 Cumulative Rainfall Amounts

 

 

Information in this issue includes:

  • Iowa Alcohol Beverages Division 2018 Fiscal Year Annual Report
  • Iowa Specialty Crop Grant Proposals Due 3-1-19
  • Congrats to these Midwest Wineries for Wins at the Jefferson Cup
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Enology – Iowa State University
  • 12-11, Northern Grapes Project Webinar is now archived for viewing
  • 1-(4-5), Kansas Grape Growers & Winemakers Assn. Conference
  • FREE 1-17, NGP Impact of Sunlight on Fruit Composition Webinar
  • 1-(25 & 26), KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition
  • 2-(17-18) Iowa Wine Growers Association Annual Conference
  • 2-23, MGGA CCC “As They Sleep We Grow”  - UMN HRC, Chaska, MN
  • 3-25 to 4-1, Brewing Microbiology Course – Montreal
  • NCSARE Project: Kestral Nests Reduce Orchard Bird Counts
  • 7-(7-12), 11th Intl. Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases – BC, Canada
  • Show n Tell   
  • Marketing Tidbits  
  • Blast from the Past   
  • Notable Quotables  
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads
  • 12-20-18 Frost Depth Map of the Midwest
  • Check the Freezing Point of Glycol Solution with a Refractometer

 

Information in this issue includes:

 

Surprising Facts About Prohibition in this Issue

Assistant or Associate Professor of Enology – Iowa State University

Michigan State Needs Extension Viticulture Specialist

Summary: World Vine & Wine Report – Intl. Organization of Vine & Wine

UMN’s Itasca Grape Variety Plant Patent Officially Approved

Registration Now Open for the Eastern Winery Exposition in Syracuse

FREE New: WineOz  SmartGrape Android Phone App

FREE 12-11, NGP Webinar – Grapevine Trunk Diseases

1-(4-5), Kansas Grape Growers & Winemakers Assn. Conference

FREE 1-17, NGP Impact of Sunlight on Fruit Composition

1-(25 & 26), KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition

3-(24-28), UC Davis Wine Executive Program

7-(7-12), 11th Intl. Workshop on Grapevine Trunk Diseases – BC, Canada

FREE Hilling-Up to Prevent Winter Injury in Vineyards – New Pub

Show n Tell  

Marketing Tidbits   

Blast from the Past   

Notable Quotables  

Videos of Interest   

Neeto – Keeno   

Articles of Interest    

Calendar of Events     

Classified Ads

Information in this issue includes:
 
E. & J. Gallo Winery Trivia

Job Opening: ISU Horticulture Research Assistant

Upcoming Commercial Wine Competitions

Warning from the TTB – Alcohol Beverage Industry, Clean Up Your Act!

FREE: Living Soil Movie Released *****

Registration Now Open for the Eastern Winery Exposition in Syracuse

11-(18-19), 18th Annual Iowa Organic Conference – Iowa City, IA 

12-4, Missouri Grape Growers & Missouri Vintners Assn. Annual Meeting

FREE 12-11, NGP Webinar – Grapevine Trunk Diseases

1-(25 & 26), KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition

Show n Tell   

Marketing Tidbits   

Blast from the Past    

Notable Quotables  

Videos of Interest   

Articles of Interest    

Calendar of Events       

Classified Ads
 
 

Information in this issue includes:
 
11-20, Deadline to Apply for Perennial Crop - Crop Insurance

MS / PhD Graduate Research Opportunity at Brock University – Canada

How Much Fertilizer is taken up to produce a ton of grapes?

11-(4-6)-18, 2018 Vindemia Conference – Nebraska City, NE

11-10, Intensive Wine Tasting Proficiency Training – ISU, Ames

FREE 11-15, 6 p.m. Minnesota Season Wrap-up Webinar

11-(18-19), 18th Annual Iowa Organic Conference – Iowa City, IA 

FREE 12-11, NGP Webinar – Grapevine Trunk Diseases

1-(25 & 26), KC Cellar masters Amateur Wine Competition

3-(24-28), UC Davis Wine Executive Program 

7-(12-17)-20 International Cool Climate Wine Symposium - Canada

Neeto Keeno   

Show n Tell   

Blast from the Past   

Notable Quotable   

Videos of Interest   

Marketing Tidbits   

Articles of Interest    

Calendar of Events     

NOAA December – February U.S. Temperature Outlook 10-18-18    

Classified Ads   
 
11-20, Deadline to Apply for Perennial Crop - Crop Insurance  
 

Information in this issue includes:
 
Jim Wolpert passes away on 10-14-18 at the age of 67

Post-Harvest Vineyard A-Z To-Do List

10-14, Was the last day for the FREE online WPS Trainer Course

New, Nextune IOS licensed Music App for Small Business Owners

Another New Wine Competition

10-20, Wine Diamonds Film Screening in KS and IA

10-(27-28) VESTA Wine Sensory Evaluation Workshop – St. Louis, MO

11-(4-6)-18, 2018 Vindemia Conference – Nebraska City, NE 11-10,

Intensive Wine Tasting Proficiency Training – ISU, Ames

11-(18-19), 18th Annual Iowa Organic Conference – Iowa City, IA 

1-(25 & 26), KC Cellarmasters Amateur Wine Competition

3-(24-28), UC Davis Wine Executive Program 

7-(12-17)-20 International Cool Climate Wine Symposium - Canada

Neeto Keeno   

Blast from the Past   

Notable Quotables   

Videos of Interest   

Marketing Tidbits   

Articles of Interest 

Calendar of Events    

U.S. Annual Rainfall Map Though 10-17-18   

New! Classifed Ads   
 

Information in this issue includes:
 
10-14, Last day you can take the FREE online WPS Trainer Course

New Beverage Alcohol Manual now available from TTB

The Best Winery in Every State, According to “Taste of Home” ???

Free: View Presentations at the Wine Industry Technology Symposium

10-(6-7), VESTA Wine Chemistry Workshop – MSU at Springfield, MO

“South Dakota Wine: A Fruitful History” – Book Review

10-(15-26), Concise Course in Brewing Technology – Chicago, IL

10-20, Wine Diamonds Film Screening in KS and IA

10-22, IWGA / MWGWII Winemaker’s Roundtable – Winterset, IA

Description of the Perfect Grapevine

11-(4-6)-18, 2018 Vindemia Conference – Nebraska City, NE

11-10, Intensive Wine Tasting Proficiency Training – ISU, Ames

Neeto Keeno    Blast from the Past    Notable Quotables   

Videos of Interest    Marketing Tidbits    Articles of Interest    

Calendar of Events   

Annual Rainfall Map Though 9-30-18

New! Classifed Ads
 
10-14, Last day you can take the FREE online WPS Trainer Course

 Midwest Grape & Wine Industry Institute: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/wine/
 
Information in this issue includes:
 
Wine Diamonds Film Now Available to the Public

Key Results: TABS Analytics 1st U.S. Consumer Wine & Liquor Survey

FREE:Spirited Prohibition in America Exhibit, IA State Historical Museum

12-6, Deadline to submit NCSARE Farmer/Ranch Grant Proposals

14 Excellent University Extension Winemaking Resources

9-22, UNL Grapevine Trunk Disease Workshop – Raymond, NE

10-(15-26), Concise Course in Brewing Technology – Chicago, IL

ISU Extension & Outreach  Iowa Concern Hotline – 800-447-1985

11-(4-6)-18, 2018 Vindemia Conference – Nebraska City, NE

Neeto Keeno    Blast from the Past    Videos of Interest   

Notable Quotables   Marketing Tidbits   Articles of Interest    

Calendar of Events    Annual Rainfall Map Though 9-14-18

Midwest Growing Degree Day Maps   

U.S. Drought Monitor Map
 
 
Wine Diamonds Film Now Available to the Public
 
Wine Diamonds: Uncorking America’s Heartland documentary movie (65 minutes) is set for  a National Release on October 4, 2018 and now is streaming worldwide on Amazon Prime (free for subscribers), on VIMEO (digital downloads to (rent or buy), and as Digital Video Disk (DVD).    Watch/Rent/Buy (Retail and Wholesale) : www.winediamondsfilm.com

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