Mealybugs are the main carrier of grapevine leafroll disease, which causes grapevines to weaken and lose their vigor.
'Wine is a truly unique product and tariff free trade benefits our family wineries,' the groups say.
Vintners 'are so fortunate to be growing and producing our iconic wines here in an ideal and diverse climate,' she says.
Good growers who already understand how weather and water stresses affect plants will quickly see value in the app-based approach.
COVID-19 closures forced wineries to innovate, experts said.
Field testing can help determine if there is a mutation present, expert says.
Change in leadership and policy priorities create confusion about the status of immigrant farmworkers.
University study reviews best practices for growers.
Wine grape water usage in the region was 44% higher than necessary, OSU researcher says.
David Wilson has had to find time to do some preventive work.