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MEALYBUG BIOCONTROL VIDEO PREMIERE 8/13

MEALYBUG BIOCONTROL VIDEO PREMIERE 8/13

AUGUST 10, 2020.  BY STEPHANIE BOLTON, PHD. In 2019, the Lodi Winegrape Commission and five local growers were awarded a $50,000 Professional + Producer grant from the USDA's Western SARE program for "A Collaborative Beneficial Insect and Pheromone Mating Disruption...

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FARMING WINEGRAPES FOR SUGAR

FARMING WINEGRAPES FOR SUGAR

AUGUST 3, 2020.  BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. In most grape purchase contracts, soluble solids are the principal criteria for scheduling harvests. Soluble solids are critically important for wineries because their concentration in the fruit determines potential wine...

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HIRING DURING COVID

HIRING DURING COVID

JULY 20, 2020.  BY AMY WOLFE, AGSAFE. As the agricultural industry forges onward during the continually evolving COVID-19 pandemic, a wide variety of our day-to-day practices are impacted.  For many, harvest marks one of the busiest times of the year and with it, the...

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NEW SAN JOAQUIN CO. PESTICIDE HANDBOOK FOR GROWERS

NEW SAN JOAQUIN CO. PESTICIDE HANDBOOK FOR GROWERS

JULY 13, 2020.  BY SAN JOAQUIN CO. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. The San Joaquin County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office just updated the San Joaquin County Pesticide Safety Reference Handbook for Growers and Applicators to include recent regulatory changes. The...

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RIPENING PERIOD VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

RIPENING PERIOD VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

JULY 6, 2020. BY STAN GRANT, VITICULTURIST. The ripening period is the home stretch of the growing season.  During this time, grape berries experience dramatic physical and chemical changes as they transition from hard, green, acidic, and unpalatable to soft,...

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ELAINE BROWN & TEGAN PASSALACQUA TELL THE LODI STORY

ELAINE BROWN & TEGAN PASSALACQUA TELL THE LODI STORY

JUNE 22, 2020. BY WINE INSTITUTE. Telling the Lodi story is a task that the Lodi Winegrape Commission has set as a high priority for the next several years.  A small - but growing - number of people recognize the importance of Lodi in California wine's history.  Two...

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Oct
6
CD11 LODI IPM NETWORK BREAKFAST MEETING
Burgundy Hall – Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
8:00 am
Nov
3
CD11 LODI IPM NETWORK BREAKFAST MEETING
Jackson Hall – Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
8:00 am

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