Viticulture News

  • 3rd Visca general assembly and 3rd Stakeholders workshop

    The 3rd General Assembly of VISCA project, led by METEOSIM, will take place on 9th and 10th December 2019 in Barcelona. VISCA team members will meet in Barcelona to discuss about the last progresses of the VISCA project, while planning the coming challenges of the project for 2020. Also, the 3rd VISCA Stakeholders workshop will take place on 11th December 2019 in Barcelona. The ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Irritec at Indagra 2019

    Irritec will be at Indagra 2019, that will take place in Bucarest, Romania, from October 30th to November 3rd, 2019. The biggest and important agricultural event in Romania, Indagra is organized by Romexpo with the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Romania. The international trade fair of equipment and products in agriculture, horticulture, viticulture and animal husbandry takes place within ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • History and distribution of nuts

    The violent growth of the family Juglandaceae dates back to the Palaeogene period. This fact shows the greatness and uncommonness of this plant. On the territory of Southwest France archaeologists have found petrified shells of nuts that were roasted during the Neolithic period, about eight thousand years ago. The most impressive sort of nuts is walnut, the appearance of which is written below. ...


    By Nutexim

  • PerCarb now approved in California

    As of July 25, 2019, BioSafe Systems’ PerCarb has been approved for use in the state of California by the Department of Pesticide Regulation. PerCarb is an EPA-registered, 0-hour REI, broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide designed to treat and control plant pathogens that cause major foliar diseases on field-grown crops, tree crops, vine crops, berries, small fruits, vegetable ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • ProWine Asia 2019 (Hong Kong) enters a dynamic phase of visitor and exhibitor increase

    Reinforce its brand image as a trade-focus event for Asia Pacific region A strong participation of national and regional groups and trade associations High quality trade visitor participation continues to increase High-class on-site events ProWine Asia - the international trade fair for wines ...

  • Flottweg Partners with German Wine Festival in Warsaw

    April 11, 2019 saw the celebration of the German Wine Festival in the heart of Warsaw. The event took place for the eleventh time. Over 32 exhibitors took part in the German Wine Festival, including wine producers and importers. This year, Flottweg was one of the main sponsors of the event. ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • The Top 5 Most Expensive Steaks in the World

    Given that prices are in some parts of the world are actually below the cost of production, we at Herdsy thought that we would brighten your day and show you, what prices the top steaks in the world are making chips will definitely be extra. So, break out the BBQ and grab a beer and enjoy. Though as a beef farmer, it may want to make you pack your bags for Japan! A5 Kobe Strip Steak ...


    By Herdsy Ltd

  • When life throws you grapes, make wine

    With increased pressure to feed a growing global population, farming families have embraced modern science and technology to maximise output at whatever cost. So when John and Wilma Huisman took over the family farm in Balkbrug, in the eastern province of Overjissel, Netherlands in 1993, they chose a different approach. The couple embraced organic farming methods, valuing quality over quantity. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Table grape growers using inventiveness to fight fruit fly

    A TABLE GRAPE grower from Sunraysia has built a new rig that applies bait spray for fruit fly in an innovative attempt to reduce pest management costs on his farm. Peter Argiro and his family run a 100-hectare vineyard in Merbein, Victoria. He said foliar spraying each vine from the tractor was a timely and costly process, therefore he designed the new rig out of a necessity to ...

  • Italian Exhibition Group: A five-year agreement inked with Montichiari´S Garda exhibition centre

    Five more years of Golositalia in Montichiari. Garda Exhibition Centre SpA and Italian Exhibition Group SpA have signed a five-year agreement that keeps the international exhibition that IEG dedicates to Northwest Italian food service professionals at the Brescia expo centre. The agreement was signed by the president of Garda Exhibition Centre SpA, Germano Giancarli, and Ugo Ravanelli, CEO of ...

  • The 2017/18 Hort Stats Handbook released

    THE MOST comprehensive and contemporary data available on all sectors of the Australian horticulture industry is now available through the release of the 2017/18 Horticulture Statistics Handbook. Released by Hort Innovation, the Handbook features information drawn from several supply chain and trade sources and it includes data on more than 70 horticultural products including fruit, nuts, ...

  • Agrilevante and Agrimach, two

    Presented in Paris the two exhibitions dedicated to agricultural machinery that FederUnacoma organizes during the year. The Bari exhibition should register further growth, thanks also to the introduction of a livestock section. The exhibition in New Delhi takes place in the context of an impressive growth in Indian mechanization, which in 2018 reached 800,000 tractors sold on the national market. ...

  • Australia and Vietnam strengthen trade ties through table grapes

    AS THE Australian table grape export season commences, Australian growers head to Vietnam to boost trade relations. Three key growers from the Sunraysia region, which is responsible for around 99 per cent of table grape exports, representation from the Australian Table Grapes Association and a delegation from ...

  • IUCN study identifies tree species for climate-resilient reforestation

    An IUCN study has identified tree species native to Indonesia’s Kutai National Park that are resilient to climate change and support threatened East Bornean orangutan populations, recommending their use in reforestation efforts. The study was funded by the Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc. ...

  • What`s this disease?

    If you are a fan of strawberries then you have probably experienced opening a recently purchased container only to find that several berries have burst into a plume of velvety gray mold. Unfortunately, your berries have fallen prey to gray mold disease, caused by the fungus Botrytis cinerea. ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • A day in the entomology lab: Beetles

    Did you know that the average American eats 124 lbs of potatoes a year, that the potato was the first vegetable to be grown in space, and Vincent van Gogh painted four still-life canvases devoted entirely to the potato!? ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • New Agronomist joins our Team

    Mike Stoker has joined Engage Agro Europe (EAE) as the company’s new Technical Manager and will work with the UK team overseeing all technical aspects of sales from the European agronomists and the distribution of EAE products across Europe. As part of Mike’s new role, he will also oversee several new projects the company is currently developing. Mike will join a dynamic EAE team ...


    By Engage Agro Europe Ltd

  • BioSafe Systems Introduces PVent® Biological Fungicide

    BioSafe Systems announces the release of PVent® Biological Fungicide. An enhancement in microbial fungicide technology, PVent provides growers with an easy-to-use, versatile IPM tool. This innovative development was spearheaded through a strategic partnership between two family-owned businesses: BioSafe Systems and Lallemand Plant Care. Due to its active ingredient, a 93% Gliocladium ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • Continuous Pressure and Vacuum Filtration and Washing of Organic Cellulose and Biomass Products

    The processing of organic, cellulose-containing materials has been around for many years as engineers have developed clever chemistry or cultivated natural conversion processes to make products with characteristics, which were not naturally available. Age-old examples are paper, linen or in the field of "conversion" to alcohol and methane. Currently, due to high oil prices along with the passage ...


    By BHS-Sonthofen Inc.

  • The Flying Farmhand

    A metal box about the size of a washing machine sits on the ground at a vineyard, when suddenly its top panel splits open and slides sideways. Riding a lift inside the box, a large quadcopter slowly emerges. Within moments, the drone is flying a grid pattern over the grapes, snapping hundreds of photographs with a multispectral camera. When the mission is completed the quadcopter returns to its ...


    By American Robotics, Inc.

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