The demonstration comes ahead of the two-day Precision Farming Expo in McMinnville, touting agricultural uses for pilotless drones, smart irrigation systems and other innovations seen by some as integral to the future of Oregon farming.
After just one season of watering vines in Shafer Vineyards' Napa Valley estate property by a relatively new method of tracking real-time data on how much soil moisture they actually need, Director of Winemaking Elias Fernandez estimates he cut water use by as much as 100,000 gallons in just those seven- and five-acre test blocks.
Vineyards built on dizzyingly steep hillsides have been a part of German viticulture for centuries, but high labor costs are threatening them with extinction. A group of university engineers is hoping their new technology will save the industry.
Wine derives its economic value to a large extent from geographical origin, which has a significant impact on the quality of the wine. According to the food legislation, wines can be without geographical origin (table wine) and with origin.
For Ontario grape grower Hank Hunse, 2014 will be remembered as “the year of the grape-killer cold.” In a newsletter to his customers last week, Hunse, who owns the winery Small Talk Vineyards, said he has lost almost all of his Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc crops for 2014 due to the extreme cold. The lack of lake effect may have contributed to the damage, Hunse said. Cold-air masses usually come from the northwest and warm up as they cross Lake Ontario.
“The wine business is the canary in the cage for world agriculture because it so sensitive to change,” Dr Richard Smart told delegates to the 3rd International Sparkling Wine Symposium, being held at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, Surrey.
Winemakers Jeff Del Nin (from left), Lyndsay O'Rourke, Senka Tennant, Chris Tolley and Severine Pinte-Kosaka discuss the decline of Syrah vines with researcher Patrick Vuchot (right) during the recent B.C.
By gaining insight into the relationships between water, sunlight, yield, and taste, Fruition Sciences is showing the way for farmers of all stripes to increase productivity and quality in a world of shifting weather patterns and decreasing...
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