Author: Adam Beak

Innovative approach to curb vineyard threat wins award

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup on purple grapes dangling from vines that are suspended by wooden posts in a vineyard.

The winners presented a new way to manage GLD by using hyperspectral airborne imaging to identify diseased vines.

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What the 2014 Crush Report says about the wine industry

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup on a cluster of grapes one a vine near a path through the vineyard.

Despite a 12% decline in production from 2013’s peak, we continue to see very high levels of production across the state.

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Innovating in response to the California drought

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup on a row of 4 grapevines in a vineyard, with hoses and water pipes visible near the ground.

Some of the most exciting innovations we’ve seen here in the Premium Wine Group have been around the irrigation process.

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Post-quake tips to help wineries, other businesses get back on track

Adam Beak
Posted by Adam Beak
Agribusiness Banking
Closeup of large cracks in a road with dense groups of green trees on either side.

For businesses that are cyclical and dependent on Mother Nature, these tips can help with post-disaster recovery.

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