News tagged with vineyard

A wheeled robot to monitor grape growth

Just like great wine needs time, great grapes require continuous attention and reliable assessment tools. Noting the absence of a convincing alternative to manual sampling and analysis, an EU consortium has developed VineRobot, ...

dateAug 10, 2017 in Engineering
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Birds help keep vineyards pest-free

Properly functioning ecosystems have their own pest management system – predation – but as new manmade ecosystems develop, these natural maintenance systems are often disrupted. In some cases, though, installing ...

dateNov 09, 2011 in Ecology
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Grape growing, fish protection clash in California

(AP) -- Grape growers in Northern California's cool, fertile Sonoma County wine region are stomping mad at a new plan to limit the amount of water vineyards can pump from local rivers and streams to protect crops from frost ...

dateJan 29, 2010 in Environment
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