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XERCES MONARCH & POLLINATOR KITS: CALIFORNIA

XERCES MONARCH & POLLINATOR KITS: CALIFORNIA

MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021. BY XERCES SOCIETY. Many insect pollinators are declining in California, including bees and butterflies. The Western monarch population has declined 99.9% since the 1980s, likely due to multiple factors including habitat loss and degradation,...

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2021 LODI GRAPE DAY RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE

2021 LODI GRAPE DAY RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE

MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021. BY GABRIELLA GOODE, LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. Lodi Grape Day originated in 1952 and was created by a Lodi Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Chairman, Calvin Mettler, and UC Davis Extension agent Gordon F. Mitchell to provide the latest...

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FOLIAR SYMPTOMS OF MINERAL NUTRIENT PROBLEMS

FOLIAR SYMPTOMS OF MINERAL NUTRIENT PROBLEMS

MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2020.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. The old saying, a picture is worth a thousand words, certainly applies to damaged grapevine foliage. Still, describing foliage damage with words is often necessary for vineyard managers to communicate with crop...

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THE OLD VINE CONFERENCE NO. 1

THE OLD VINE CONFERENCE NO. 1

MARCH 22, 2021.  BY THE OLD VINE CONFERENCE LIMITED. THE OLD VINE CONFERENCE SERIES: galvanizing a global movement to nurture and value great old vines, and their wines. What’s the issue with old vines? Old vines are a beacon for talent, innovation, and connection....

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MARCH 2021: LODI DROUGHT CONDITIONS

MARCH 2021: LODI DROUGHT CONDITIONS

MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021.  BY KAI TAWA, WESTERN WEATHER GROUP. [written on March 11, 2021] Drought is ongoing in the area. Using records from Sacramento and Stockton, we can determine that the Lodi Area is running at about 55% of normal rainfall. Let’s go into some...

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WHY & HOW THE COMMISSION REALLY WORKS: A RECENT EXAMPLE

WHY & HOW THE COMMISSION REALLY WORKS: A RECENT EXAMPLE

MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2021. BY STEPHANIE BOLTON, PHD, LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION. It's no secret that the Lodi AVA is filled with smart, experienced winegrowers who believe in rising the tide for the whole region. To say that the sense of community in Lodi is strong is an...

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THE PERENNIAL NATURE OF GRAPEVINES IN VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

THE PERENNIAL NATURE OF GRAPEVINES IN VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

MONDAY,  MARCH 1, 2021.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. Growers of annual crops have it comparatively easy. If things don’t work out well one season, in the next season they have an entirely new set of plants and a new opportunity to optimize production. In contrast,...

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