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Monitoring Vineyard Nutrition

This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.

By Patricia Skinkis

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How to establish a wine grape vineyard

This article describes the basic information needed for those interested in starting a vineyard for wine production.

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This “whey” to make vodka could add value to creameries, lessen environmental impact

Jun 11, 2018
Researchers say artisan creameries can add value and lessen harmful environmental impacts by converting whey into vodka.

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Brewing beer? Go a step further and grow your own hops

Jan 5, 2018
Don't forget the trellis when you plant beer's necessary ingredient

By Kym Pokorny
Jan 5, 2018

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Barley no longer an afterthought in beer flavor

Nov 27, 2017
Researchers found notable differences in the taste of beers malted from barley varieties reputed to have flavor qualities.

By Chris Branam
Nov 27, 2017

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Hi, I am processing a bunch of apple cider into quarts and 1/2 gallons. I brought all of the apple cider to a boil to pasteurize it, before processing it in a water bath. Now (unfortunately after the fact) I have realized that I boiled the apple cider in an aluminum pressure cooker. I have heard...

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