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#72 - February 13, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Bio #3 - Paul Gospodarczyk, DMACC Instructor and ISU Food Science Graduate Student
  • IL Grape Growers & Vintners Association Annual Conference
  • License to Steal – National Wine Marketing Conference (Excellent!)
  • Vineyard Pest Management Tool Kit from VineSmith
  • Show n Tell
  • New Hobby Winemaking Club Forming at Dubuque, Iowa
  • Jim Nickell of Belleview Hollow Vineyard Suffers Serious Stroke
  • IDALS $$$ Available to Specialty Crop Groups to Improve Competitiveness
  • Second Edition of Northern Winework now available
  • Six in Ten Americans are Wine Buyers
  • Comments from Readers
  • 9th Annual UC Davis Wine Executive Program
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • The Iowa Wine & Beer Promotion Homepage has a NEW Look 

#73 - February 27, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Vos Serves as Viticulture Resource in Northwest Iowa
  • January 2009 Freeze
  • IWGA & DMACC Teaming UP to Offer Vine/Wine Series at Snus Hill Winery
  • Western Iowa Grape Growers Assn. 2009 Educational Workshop Schedule
  • Upcoming Hands-on Pruning Seminars with Randall Voss of DMACC
  • Grape Production in Short Season Regions: DMACC Midwest Viticulture Blog
  • Twenty Two Selected Grape Pruning Information Sites:
  • ISU - Midwest Grape & Wine Industry Institute Offers Educational Tour of France
  • Frontenac Who?
  • Wineglass 101
  • Articles of Interest
  • Show n Tell
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • Register Now for IWGA Annual Conference 

#74 - March 6, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • 2008 Iowa Welcome Center Survey tells quite a story!
  • Cheap Vine Ties You Can Use in Your Vineyard
  • Ready, Get Set, .... Start Pruning (or wait until it gets warmer)
  • Wabash Wine Company to Host Vineyard Workshop, April 4 in Southwest, Iowa
  • VESTA - Viticulture Enology Science & Technology Alliance – UPDATE
  • VESTA – Wine Sensory Workshop – March 13-14, 2009
  • VESTA - Making & Marketing Fruit Wines Workshop – March 26, 2009
  • March 17 - Northwest Iowa Grape Growers Pruning Workshop
  • Iowa ABD e -News
  • Dates Set for Annual - Great River Vineyard/Nursery Pruning Clinics
  • Two Commercial Grape Pruning Videos You May Want to Consider
  • Viti Nord 2009 Second Annual Conference to be held in Quebec
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff 

#75 - March 13, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Bio # 4 – Lisa Wasko, Iowa State University Graduate Student
  • Economic Study of Maryland Wineries Shows Positive Impact
  • Finally! - Moon Valley Sparkling Juice Operation Now Open for Business
  • Split LaCrosse Trunks
  • Show n Tell
  • April 3-4, All Iowa Horticulture Exposition & Trade Show in Ottumwa
  • Attention Wineries - All Electrical Installations Now Subject to Inspection in Iowa
  • Comments from Readers
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff 

#76 - March 20, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • A Short History of the ‘Edelweiss’ Grape
  • TracGrape – FREE Commercial Vineyard Software You Should Consider
  • Snapshot Missouri Wine vs. Snapshot Iowa Wine
  • How to Attract and Make the Most out of Group Tours
  • “Weird Sells”
  • Leave those Praying Mantis Egg Sacks Alone
  • Quote of the Week
  • Article of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • Exploring the Possibilities – ISU Vineyard & Winery Feasibility Workbooks 

#77 - March 27, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • VESTA Advisory Committee Members in Iowa
  • Milestone Made at the IWGA Conference
  • IWGA Seeking Feedback About the 2009 Annual Conference
  • Wabash Wine Company to Host Vineyard Workshop, April 4 in Southwest Iowa
  • Bud injury in the ISU grape cultivar trials following the mid-January 2009 freeze
  • Iowa Wine & Beer Promotion Board Appointments Expire on 6-30-09
  • WWW Trellis Resources
  • Applying Dormant Applications of Liquid Lime Sulfur
  • WIGPAC Vineyard IPM: Early Season Pest Control Workshop, April 4th
  • Registration Opens March 30 for ASEV Annual Meeting in Napa, CA
  • Jasper Winery in Des Moines Receives 2009 “Local Hero” Award
  • Show n Tell
  • Comments from Readers
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Free 45 p. Sustainable Guide from CA Sustainable
  • Winegrowing Alliance
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • The Iowa Wine Trail 

#78 - April 3, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Ben Jung Reappointed to Iowa Grape & Wine Development Commission
  • Bio # 5 Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Graduate Student
  • Wine Judges Can be Wrong Too!
  • Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) Grants
  • Compliance Through Education – TTB Expo
  • Basic Winemaking Concepts Workshop in Missouri
  • Three Day Missouri Wine School
  • Show n Tell
  • Comments from Readers
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • ISU Extension Homepage 

#79 - April 10, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Do I Need a Certified Private Pesticide Applicators License?
  • Is your Vineyard listed on the Sensitive Crops Directory?
  • Six Excellent Vineyard Pest Management Online Spray Guides
  • Biodynamic Viticulture Online Resources
  • Viticulture Integrated Pest Management Online Resources
  • Organic Viticulture Online Resources
  • Sustainable Viticulture Online Resources
  • Free Sources of Pesticide Labels Online
  • 2009 Wine Innovation Awards – May 15 Entry Deadline
  • Western Iowa Grape Growers Association April 18th Workshop
  • Weed and Disease Control Workshop to be held at Baxter Winery, Nauvoo, IL
  • Show n Tell
  • Quote of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • ISU Extension – Pest Management & the Environment 

#80 - April 17, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Mason Groben can now work in the Beer Business!
  • Propagating Grape Cuttings – Are you legal and have you paid the Royalty?
  • Eleven Free Online Winery Business Plans to Check out
  • Weed and Disease Control Workshop to be held at Baxter Winery, Nauvoo, IL
  • Western IA Grape Growers Host Meeting May 2nd at Corning Winery
  • Vineyard Pest Management Workshop – April 21, Storm Lake, Iowa
  • 2009 Golden Silo Awards Honor Northeast Iowa Cultural Organizations
  • Show n Tell
  • Quote of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • ISU Wine Lab 

#81 - April 24, 2009

Information in this issue includes:

  • Iowa’s Probable Hard Freeze Dates
  • Yes, Vineyard owners do need to comply with the Worker Protection Standard
  • Belt Insecticide from Bayer Crop Science– new mode of action for grapes
  • Western IA Grape Growers Host Meeting May 2nd at Corning Winery
  • Iowa Mushrooms and Iowa Wine - Sounds like a marketing idea!
  • Show n Tell (check out Baxter’s Vineyard & Winery in Nauvoo, IL)
  • Comments from Readers
  • Quotes of the Week
  • Articles of Interest
  • Neeto-Keeno WWW Stuff
  • Eastern Iowa Wine Club 

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