Wine Grower News

Information in this issue includes:

  • 7-5, Entry Deadline for Mid-American Wine Competition – Ankeny, IA
  • DNA Test Available to Identify that Rogue Grape Cultivar
  • Register Now for the International Cold Climate Wine Competition
  • FREE: Three UMN/NCSARE Minnesota Vineyard Workshops
  • FREE: Sign Up Now for the Wine Experience at the Iowa State Fair
  • 2019 Iowa State Fair Wine Competition
  • FREE: 7-18,  Webinar from UC Davis on U.S. Labor Crisis Status
  • July/Aug Vineyard Tailgates Dates Set – Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • 8-3, Pre-Harvest Educational Day with the University of Minnesota
  • 8-(5,7 & 12) August Workshops from UW-Madison Fermentation Sciences
  • Marketing Tidbits 
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Notable Quotables
  • Show n Tell   
  • Neeto – Keeno     
  • Blast from the Past  
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events    
  • Classified Ads   

Gone Fishing. Last Issue of Wine Grower News

Information in this issue includes:

  • 6-28, Entry Deadline for Mid-American Wine Competition – Ankeny
  • Register Now for the International Cold Climate Wine Competition
  • Should we be removing old bark from out grapevines?
  • FREE: Northern Crush – New magazine about cold climate wine!
  • FREE: Three UMN/NCSARE Minnesota Vineyard Workshops
  • FREE: Sign Up Now for the Wine Experience at the Iowa State Fair
  • 6-25, Vineyard Workshop with Dr. Richard Smart – Eudora, KS
  • 6-27, MO Grape Growers & MO Vintners Association Annual Meeting
  • 2019 Iowa State Fair Wine Competition
  • July/Aug Vineyard Tailgates Dates Set – Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • 8-(5,7 & 12) August Workshops from UW-Madison Fermentation Sciences
  • Marketing Tidbits 
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Notable Quotables
  • Show n Tell   
  • Neeto – Keeno     
  • Blast from the Past  
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads   
  • 6-21-19 U.S. Year to Date % of Normal Rainfall
  • 6-20-19 Midwest Growing Degree Days

Information in this issue includes:

  • 6-28, Entry Deadline for Mid-American Wine Competition – Ankeny,
  • Results from the Indy International Wine Competition
  • FREE: 18 - Produce Safety Podcasts to Help Comply with FSMA
  • FREE: 2019 SVB Insights for Successful Consumer Wine Sales
  • Interactive U.S. Plant Hardiness Zones – 2000, 2010 & 2040
  • FREE: Northern Crush – New magazine about cold climate wine!
  • FREE: Three UMN/NCSARE Minnesota Vineyard Workshops
  • 2019 Iowa State Fair Wine Competition
  • FREE: Savor: Nebraska Craft Wine - a NET documentary
  • 6-2, NWGGA Viticulture Education Field Day – Raymond, NE
  • 6-(7,11 & 18), WGGA Vineyard Walks – Wisconsin
  • 6-(10-14), Craft Distilling Operations & Technology Course – Chicago, IL
  • FREE: 6-11, 40 min. Proactive Protein Stabilization Webinar
  • FREE: 6-12, Webinar - Mid-Season Management Strategies
  • 6-13, Southwest Michigan Viticulture Days*****
  • 6-18, Dr. Richard Smart Field Day – Kirkwood Community College – IA
  • 6-(24-28), Craft Cider Course – Siebel Institute - Chicago, IL
  • 6-27, MO Grape Growers & MO Vintners Association Annual Meeting
  • Marketing Tidbits 
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Notable Quotables
  • FREE: Understanding the Customer Webinar from Wine Direct   
  • Show n Tell   
  • Neeto – Keeno     
  • Blast from the Past  
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads   
  • 5-31-19 U.S. Year to Date % of Normal Rainfall
  • 5-30-19 Midwest Growing Degree Days

Information in this issue includes:

  • Iowa Wineries Can Now Serve Canned Cocktails
  • FREE: Northern Crush – New magazine about cold climate wine!
  • FREE: Savor: Nebraska Craft Wine - a new NET documentary
  • 5-21, Iowa Winemakers Roundtable – Breezy Hills Winery at Minden, IA
  • FREE: Latest Iowa Farmland Value & Cash Rent Surveys
  • 5-(22 & 29), FREE: Silicon Valley Bank Wine Sales Webinars
  • 5-22, FREE: Understanding & Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health & Crop Production
  • 2019 IA, IL, MN, NE & WI State Fair Wine Competitions
  • FREE: Three UMN/NCSARE Minnesota Vineyard Workshops
  • 5-29, FREE: Seasonal Wine Marketing Webinar
  • 5-31, FREE: Vignole Vineyard Establishment Field Day – MO
  • 6-(7,11 & 18), WGGA Vineyard Walks – Wisconsin
  • 6-(10-14), Craft Distilling Operations & Technology Course – Chicago, IL
  • FREE: 6-12, Webinar - Mid-Season Management Strategies
  • 6-13, Southwest Michigan Viticulture Days*****
  • 6-(24-28), Craft Cider Course – Siebel Institute - Chicago, IL
  • 6-27, MO Grape Growers & MO Vintners Association Annual Meeting
  • Marketing Tidbits 
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Notable Quotables    
  • Show n Tell   
  • Neeto – Keeno     
  • Blast from the Past  
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads   

Vineyard Pest Management Resource Issue

  • Pesticides and Pest Management (17 resources)
  • Grape Pest Identification (24 resources)
  • Grapevine Trunk Disease (7 resources)
  • Wildlife Control (6 resources)
  • Pesticide Drift Management (21 resources)
  • Pesticide Regulation & Safety (14 resources)
  • Sprayer Calibration & Operation (10 resources)
  • Tank Mixing Pesticides (6 resources)
  • Sprayer Cleanout (7 resources)
  • Spray Nozzle Companies & Catalogs (8 resources) 
  • Sustainable Viticulture (12 resources)
  • Organic Viticulture (23 resources)
  • Biodynamic Viticulture (6 resources)
  • Weather (16 resources)
  • USDA Cooperative Extension Search Engine

Information in this issue includes:

  • WineAmerica Music Licensing Survey
  • The Global Masters Competition – Expensive but Worth Considering
  • FREE: New publication dealing with “Volatile Acidity” – Univ. of MO
  • 5-16, FREE: Gas Management & Bottling Webinar
  • 5-16, Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training – ISU
  • 5-21, Iowa Winemakers Roundtable – Breezy Hills Winery at Minden, IA
  • FREE: Three UMN/NCSARE Minnesota Vineyard Workshops
  • 5-(22 & 29), FREE: Silicon Valley Bank Wine Sales Webinars
  • 5-22, FREE: Understanding & Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health & Crop Production
  • 5-31, FREE: Vignole Vineyard Establishment Field Day – MO
  • 6-(10-14), Craft Distilling Operations & Technology Course – Chicago, IL
  • FREE: 6-12, Webinar - Mid-Season Management Strategies
  • 6-13, Southwest Michigan Viticulture Days*****
  • 6-(24-28), Craft Cider Course – Siebel Institute - Chicago, IL
  • Marketing Tidbits   
  • Videos of Interest     
  • Notable Quotables   
  • Blast from the Past  
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events    
  • Classified Ads   

Information in this issue includes:

  • FREE: New 2017 Census of Agriculture Data Now available
  • Botegha ES, New Organic Biological Insecticide from Certis USA
  • FREE: Proper Vine Tying Publication, 6 pp.
  • Critical Cold Temperatures for Grape Buds
  • Results of the 2019 Finger Lakes Interntional Wine Competition
  • 5-(6,8,9), Everything You Want to Know About Bottling Webinar Series
  • 5-(15 & 22), United States Association of Cider Makers Pommelier Exams
  • 5-16, Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training – ISU
  • 5-(22 & 29), FREE: Silicon Valley Bank Wine Sales Webinars
  • 5-22, FREE: Understanding & Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health & Crop Production
  • FREE: 6-12, Webinar - Mid-Season Management Strategies
  • 6-13, Southwest Michigan Viticulture Days*****
  • Marketing Tidbits   
  • Videos of Interest     
  • Show n Tell
  •  Notable Quotables  
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events      
  • Classified Ads   
  • Map of the Number of Farms in the U.S.

Information in this issue includes:

  • USDA Ag & Food Research – Sustainable Ag Systems Grant Program
  • FREE: Interactive Grape Disease Management by Mizho Nitz, Ph.D.
  • FREE:  Ten PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Presentations*****
  • FREE: Toxicity of Common Lawn, Garden & Ornamental Pesticides in IA
  • Grapevine Bleeding
  • 4-17, Practical Guide to Midwest Winemaking with Clark Smith – ISU
  • EveryWine – List of 70 Wine Competitions
  • 4-18, Music to my Glass with Clark Smith – WineFest Des Moines
  • ISU Viticulture Weather Station Reports
  • 4-18, FREE Vitis Gen Webinar – Cold Climate Flavor Challenges
  • 4-22, FREE Webinar: Practices for Promoting Vineyard Sustainability
  • 4-(22 & 23), Making the most of Cold Climate Grapes - Wisconsin
  • 5-7, SMWGA Vineyard Nutrition Workshop  -  Waconia, MN
  • 6-(4-5), Distillation Basics Workshop – Mountain Grove, MO
  • Marketing Tidbits  
  • Show n Tell
  • Notable Quotables  
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events      
  • Classified Ads 

 Information in this issue includes:

  • “Grape Expectations” in Oct. 07  Univ. of Iowa Alumni Magazine
  • 5 New Vine/Wine Classes Start Up Jan. 7, 2008 at DMACC in Ankeny, IA
  • ISU Winery & Vineyard Feasibility Workbooks and Videos VERY Popular
  • New October 2007 Iowa Vineyard and Winery Map
  • Pre-Holiday Season - Tasting Room Management Workshop
  • Notes from the Wildlife Discussion Group Meeting – 4-19-07 in Des Moines
  • Photo Booth - A Marketing Idea You Might Want to Consider
  • FACTS AND FIGURES From  “Free The Grapes” New Book - “Wine Across America –
  • A Photographic Road Trip Across America”
  • Quote of the Week Neeto-Keeno
  • WWW Stuff

Information in this issue includes:

 

  • EPA now requires specific “Paraquat” training for certified applicators
  • Winegrapes exempt from FSMA Produce Safety Rules
  • FREE NEW Publication:  Ensuring Food Safety: Wineries
  • A Short fungicide resistance survey for YOU to take.
  • New: APHIS Launches Pests & Diseases Webpage
  • National Clean Plant Network  Newsletter Focused on Grapes, 8 pp.
  • Top 50 Agriculture Universities in the World
  • New! FREE! 2019 Michigan Hop Management Guide – 21 pp.
  • ISU Viticulture Weather Station Reports
  • 4-4, FREE Webinar - Oxygen Management to Optimize Sulfite Additions
  • 4-9, WGGA Spring Vineyard School – Ripon, WI
  • 4-(11-12), Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop – Mitchell, SD
  • 4-17, Practical Guide to Midwest Winemaking with Clark Smith - ISU
  • 4-18, Music to my Glass with Clark Smith – WineFest Des Moines
  • 4-18, FREE Vitis Gen Webinar – Cold Climate Flavor Challenges
  • 4-22, FREE Webinar: Practices for Promoting Vineyard Sustainability
  • 4-(22 & 23), Making the most of Cold Climate Grapes - Wisconsin
  • 5-7, SMWGA Vineyard Nutrition Workshop  -  Waconia, MN
  • 5-10, Deadline to Enter 2019 Sunset International Wine Competition
  • Marketing Tidbits  
  • Show n Tell (my SD, MT, WY, NE trip)
  • Notable Quotables  
  • Videos of Interest   
  • Neeto – Keeno   
  • Articles of Interest      
  • Calendar of Events     
  • Classified Ads

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