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A Leader in Sustainable Winegrowing Since 1994

Promoting sustainable winegrowing since 1994, the Vineyard Team is an organization dedicated to sustainable farming through research, education, and grower-to-grower networking. The Vineyard Team is a model for other sustainable agriculture initiatives, and has earned awards and recognition from governmental, environmental and agricultural groups.

Recent Library items

Recent Library Items

Jun 3, 2020

Agricultural operations with outdoor workers are required to implement their high heat procedures once the temperatures start going up.

May 6, 2020

Spring 2020 Update: Agricultural Water BMP Adoption Project

Our Latest Podcasts

Our Latest Podcasts

Jul 16, 2020

50-million-year-old reserves of humified organic matter are a substance called lignite. It is commonly known as brown or soft coal, a substance usually equated with energy production. Researchers at the Technical University of Dresden have found that this very old, carbon rich plant material has the same building blocks as humus – the organic matter reserves found in soil. Virginia Corless, Chief Growth Officer at Novihum Technologies, explains how reacting lignite with nitrogen has created a new soil amendment to improve nutrient retention, water storage, and the vitality of the microbiome.

Jul 2, 2020

Bruce Reisch, Professor of Grapevine Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University, specialized in the development of new wine and table grape varieties, as well as new grape breeding techniques. Of the more than 60 grape species available, most of the grapes we are familiar with come from European vitis vinifera. Unfortunately, this species offers little disease resistance, but other species have better sources.

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Nov 16 - Nov 18
Sustainable Ag Expo 2020
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Sustainable Ag Expo 2020