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Santa Rosa Lab, ConeTech, Pioneers Way to Remove Smoke Taint from Wine

The North Coast wine sector is grappling with the lingering effects of 2017 wildfires, especially after a harvest last year marred by smoke taint in grapes among the vineyards in Lake and Mendocino counties. The threat of wildfires is not going away. Growers can try to mitigate risk through crop insurance, but that still is […]

Agriculture Financing: Understanding the Basics of Your Financial Statements

Operators can benefit from a better understanding of their financial situation By Clay Popko, Vice President, Vineyard & Winery Group, American AgCredit You may know if your agricultural operation is making money or not, but do you know how profitable it is? For example, how much do you profit per acre of wine grapes? If […]

The Wonderful Company Aims for 100% Renewable Power

California-based The Wonderful Company has announced its intention to use 100% renewable electricity in its U.S. operations by 2025, following a path that began in 2007 with a ground-mounted solar installation. At the time that installation was the largest privately held single-site solar plant in the U.S., generating nearly 15% of the required energy at […]

Noble Offers Full Service from Vineyard to Winery

Noble Vineyard Management offers a collection of independent businesses to meet the varying needs of today’s North Coast premium grape growers. Whether you run a winery, are a hands-on farmer or work as an investor, Noble possesses the expertise, skilled labor, and modern fleet of equipment to add value to your operation. Noble is a full-service, […]

The Agricultural Economy: A Look Forward for California and the U.S.

U.S. farm income contracted somewhat in 2018 according to the most recent United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) update, released Friday, November 30th. The report indicated that net cash income in 2018 declined 10 percent from the previous year to about $93.4 billion, the lowest net cash income since 2009. Strikingly, net cash income has […]

G3 Enterprises Introduces Oak Alternatives

G3 Enterprises has expanded its product offerings to include an oak alternative product line called Phenesse™, which is designed specifically for the U.S. market. The raw material is sourced from high-quality oak forests and manufactured by a reputable French oak company. The wood selection and toasting methodology (extra-long toasting cycles, softer profiles) ensure high quality and […]

Vineyard Industry Products Introduces the Lazer Star Night Harvest LED Tower

Make your night harvesting more efficient and more affordable with the new Lazer Star Night Harvest LED Tower. The unique tower attaches to the category 2 three-point hitch on your tractor and connects to the stock electrical system. It runs off the stock alternator in most applications. The light tower utilizes the LED lighting technology […]

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Master Vigneron Academy®
Master Vigneron Academy®
Aug 7 all-day
Session #8 Lake County vineyards
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LCWC Community & Industry Relations Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
LCWC Community & Industry Relations Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Agenda – LCWC Community-Industry Relations Committee, August 8, 2019
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LCWC Executive Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
LCWC Executive Committee Meeting @ LCWC Office
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Agenda – LCWC Executive Committee, August 13, 2019
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LCWC Board Meeting @ LCWC Office
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Agenda – LCWC Board Meeting, August 13, 2019
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