Organic wine grapes profitable on North Coast?

Find original article location here.  Todd Fitchette 2 | Nov 22, 2016 A detailed report from the University of California explores wine grape plantings in Mendocino County, Calif. (North Coast) using National Organic Program and Demeter Biodynamic standards. Written...

Vineyard Ramblings: Mendocino Winegrowers to host economic summit

Find the original article location here.  By Bernadette Byrne POSTED: 04/03/17, 11:16 PM PDT •“What You Need to Know to Drive Success in 2017 and Beyond” Thursday, May 11, at Ukiah Valley Conference Center MWI is bringing together some of the sharpest talents in the...

Earth Day celebrated among Green Valley wines

Original article location can be found here.    KEVIN MCCALLUM THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | April 23, 2017 Often critiqued for their outsized impact on a changing environment, farmers are actually key to helping California achieve its aggressive conservation and...

Napa vintners begin to take a page from cutting-edge UC Davis winery

Original article location can be found here.  DAVIS — On a recent afternoon at UC Davis, Dr. Roger Boulton stepped out of the day’s 90-degree heat and into the cool respite of the Jess J. Jackson Sustainable Winery building on the south end of campus. Once inside,...

Is soil the great new integrator?

http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2017/march/is-soil-the-great-new-integrator Is soil the great new integrator? From the drought-plagued Valle del Cauca in Colombia to the High Plains of West Texas, farmers are learning to work with the land instead of...
Soil Health Institute releases action plan

Soil Health Institute releases action plan

https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/9269-soil-health-institute-releases-action-plan 05/18/17 6:03 PM By Steve Davies WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 – Farmers and ranchers need better tools to measure and understand the value of soil health, the Soil Health Institute...

Soil Health Partnership to expand to 100 farm sites for 2017

http://soilhealthpartnership.org/news-releases.html March 7, 2017 Soil Health Partnership to expand to 100 farm sites for 2017 In large soil health data project, enrolled farmers serve as agents of change in agriculture (ST. LOUIS) March 7, 2017 – This year, 35 more...
Collaboration on Soil Health and Farm Demonstrations

Collaboration on Soil Health and Farm Demonstrations

Written by NRCS, select here to read this article on NRCS website. Dixon Ridge Farm in Winters, California, proved a picture perfect setting for more than 50 conservation partners to gather beneath the shade of Russ Lester’s walnut trees Friday, May 5. They were there...