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MEALYBUG & ANT RESEARCH FIELD DAY | 3.12.24

MEALYBUG & ANT RESEARCH FIELD DAY | 3.12.24

In Lodi, there are native gray ants and pavement ants facilitating the survival and spread of the vine mealybug, which vectors leafroll virus and vitiviruses. By reducing these ant populations in our vineyards, we can reduce the mealybug populations and slow the...

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72nd ANNUAL LODI GRAPE DAY | 2.6.24

72nd ANNUAL LODI GRAPE DAY | 2.6.24

The Lodi District Chamber of Commerce‘s Agribusiness Committee, in collaboration with the University of California Cooperative Extension, held the 72nd Annual Lodi Grape Day on Tuesday, February 6th, at Hutchins Street Square. This annual symposium brings together...

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GROUND SQUIRRELS & RODENTS | 12.5.23

GROUND SQUIRRELS & RODENTS | 12.5.23

Roger Baldwin, PhD, with the UC Cooperate Extension discussed how to manage human-wildlife conflict situations more effectively in the vineyard, highlighting ground squirrels. Photo sourced from Travis Air Force Base, photographer Heidi Couch. Ground Squirrel BMP...

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ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY MEETING | 11.7.23

ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY MEETING | 11.7.23

Fruit flies have been a big problem this year in many crops across California. Vince Arellano, Environmental Scientist, with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, presented about the California-quarantined oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis, detected...

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CLEARING THE AIR: AG BURNING OUTREACH MEETING | 9.12.23

CLEARING THE AIR: AG BURNING OUTREACH MEETING | 9.12.23

The Lodi Winegrape Commission has learned through the mealybug and virus crisis that by getting everyone involved in one room to have informed discussions around a complex challenge, much progress can be made and it is easier to move forward in a positive and...

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CANOPY MANAGEMENT & IPM | 11.1.2022

CANOPY MANAGEMENT & IPM | 11.1.2022

Canopy management plays a crucial role in not only winegrape quality but also in pest and disease management. Dr. Justin Tanner (UC), our future Northern San Joaquin Viticulture Farm Advisor, shared the results of a recent canopy architecture project. Dr. Tanner's...

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WINEGRAPE QUALITY – GRAPE TO BOTTLE | 5.17.2022

WINEGRAPE QUALITY – GRAPE TO BOTTLE | 5.17.2022

On May 17, 2022, the Lodi Winegrape Commission hosted about 70 local growers and winemakers in Burgundy Hall at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds to discuss winegrape quality in depth. The speakers and topics included: Greg La Follette (Winemaker) – Creating flavor in...

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MINI GUSS DEMO | 4.27.2022

MINI GUSS DEMO | 4.27.2022

On April 27, 2022, the Lodi winegrowing community gathered to watch a demonstration of the mini GUSS (gussag.com/mini-guss/), a California-made 4WD autonomous air blast sprayer designed for vineyards by GUSS Automation in Kingsburg, CA. A combination of GPS, LiDAR,...

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SHEEP GRAZING IN LODI VINEYARDS | 2.24.2022

SHEEP GRAZING IN LODI VINEYARDS | 2.24.2022

Check out our new educational video, created in the same style as our Mealybug Biocontrol Video. Click the image below to watch and give us a thumbs up on YouTube if you like it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UVlmBiphnM   For more information, check out our...

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