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COFFEE SHOP BLOG

THE ECONOMICS OF WATER MANAGEMENT IN WINEGRAPE VINEYARDS

By Stan Grant
We have explored various aspects of water management in vineyards in past Lodi Growers Coffee Shop postings, but we have yet to consider economics, as we will here. For the sake of this discussion, we will assume competent vineyard management, adequate…

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MECHANICAL LEAFING OF VINEYARDS, TIMING IS EVERYTHING

I must start by saying there really isn’t a mechanical leafer I’ve met that I didn’t like. It doesn’t matter what brand I’m working with, they all seem to do a good job. When they are not doing well, it seems to always be a timing issue. So, I thought it would be good...

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MINIMIZING AND MANAGING WATER SPROUTS AND SUCKERS

First: A Bit About Grapevine Buds Grapevines are hardy plants that have several traits to help them survive. Compound buds are among these. Elongating shoots trained to form grapevine trunks, arms on head trained vines, and cordons on cordon trained vines all develop...

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GOT VOLES? PERHAPS ANTHRAQUINONE IS THE ANSWER

Voles (Figure 1) are short, stocky rodents that often cause extensive girdling damage to a variety of tree and vine crops throughout California (Figure 2).  Vole management is often quite challenging given how numerous they can be in a given area.  In more recent...

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LODI WINEGRAPE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Lodi Winegrape Commission, representing more than 750 winegrape growers farming 110,000 acres which includes 85 wineries in the Lodi American Viticulture Area (AVA), has announced the appointment of Stuart Spencer as Executive Director, effective immediately....

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Jul
19
HARVEST SAFETY SEMINAR
Lodi Grape Festival
7:30 am
Jul
26
LWC BOARD MEETING
Deodar Room – Wine & Roses
2:00 pm
Aug
2
AERIAL IMAGERY WORKSHOP
Burgundy Hall – Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
2:00 pm
Aug
7
FRESNO STATE GRAPE DAY
Fresno State Department of Viticulture & Enology
7:00 am

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Jul
19
HARVEST SAFETY SEMINAR
Lodi Grape Festival
7:30 am
Jul
26
LWC BOARD MEETING
Deodar Room – Wine & Roses
2:00 pm
Aug
2
AERIAL IMAGERY WORKSHOP
Burgundy Hall – Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
2:00 pm
Aug
7
FRESNO STATE GRAPE DAY
Fresno State Department of Viticulture & Enology
7:00 am

LODI WEATHER

Weather Forecast Daily Forecast

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