With harvest now underway growers will have a better assessment of actual crop size The raisin grape harvest has begun with crews picking and laying grapes on trays in the Del Rey Parlier and Kingsburg areas this week About 99 5 percent of the U S raisins and 45 percent of the world's crop are produced within a 60-mile radius of Fresno According to the reports from the October 2017 Dried Grape Conference held in Monterey California the GLOBAL supply of sun-dried raisins and sultanas is only down by 7% This includes Northern and Southern hemisphere producing countries which have different harvest

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The southern exposure of the fruit facilitates drying The raisins may then be harvested mechanically with a south side harvester The system accounted for just 0 4% of the raisin-type grape acreage By variety 'Thompson Seedless' grape acreage with mechanical harvesting is 30 922 or 25% of the total 'Thompson Seedless' acreage

Jun 12 2019Other mechanical harvest systems include Continuous Tray at 20 percent of the raisin acreage South Side with 0 4 percent and Open Gable with about 1 2 percent of the raisin-type grape acreage Although Fresno County has the most acreage with mechanical harvesting at 32 991 that acreage only represents 31 percent of the Fresno County raisin

Apr 01 2005Raisins are machine harvested much more easily and faster than wine grapes The dry capstems of the raisins are easily detached from the rachis DOV raisins harvest predominantly as individual raisins rather than as clusters After rainfall however the capstems rehydrate and mechanical harvest is more difficult

This report summarizes data for mechanical harvest methods of raisin-type grapes The totals included are only for those that voluntarily reported to this survey Read the full 2016 California Raisin Grape Mechanical Harvest Report The post 2016 California Raisin Grape Mechanical Harvest Report appeared first on AgNet West

Developed at the Agricultural Research Service in Fresno California for the very late season it ripens about the second week of October seeded grape of famously high quality Late summer/fall harvest Fresh raisins juice 100 hours Cane prune Ruby Seedless Grape-WHERE TO Sweet medium-sized black seedless table grape Harvest

Global Raisin Production to Rebound

California Raisin Grape Objective Measurement Report has not been conducted since 2015 the National Agricultural Statistics Service surveyed industry and published a forecast for California's raisin-type grape production in the August 2018 Crop Production Report Exports are forecast up 2 500 tons to 110 000 on slightly

Prerequisite: VIT 101 and VIT 102 An overview of the table grape industry in California Major table grape growing regions in the world U S and California Varietal adaptation to climate and soils Cultural practices and vineyard management Post-harvest technology and marketing strategies Field trips

Funding for the raisin-type grape acreage report was provided by the Raisin Administrative Committee MECHANICAL HARVEST METHODS OVERHEAD TRELLIS – Grapes are dried directly on the vine forming a canopy over the rows It allows the mechanical grape harvester to get underneath and gather the dried fruit

U S grapes 3 Of all the grapes produced in California 602 000 acres (64 2%) are grown for wine or grape juice 172 000 acres (25 6%) for raisins and 123 000 (11 8%) for table grapes 4 There are approximately 9 100 vineyards in California farmed or managed by more than 8 000 interests 5 Grapes are the highest value fruit crop in the

The southern exposure of the fruit facilitates drying The raisins may then be harvested mechanically with a south side harvester The system accounted for just 0 4% of the raisin-type grape acreage By variety 'Thompson Seedless' grape acreage with mechanical harvesting is 30 922 or 25% of the total 'Thompson Seedless' acreage

Oct 12 2018Fewer but Sweeter Raisins this Year By Brian German Associate Broadcaster After last year's tremendously successful raisin harvest Steve Spate a fourth generation farmer said it is understandable to see a bit of a decline in tonnage this year Spate who is also a g rower r epresentative for the Raisin Bargaining Association (RBA) which has been representing the raisin

Grapes are harvested in August through September While drying on trays the grapes' moisture content is reduced from 75% to under 15% and the color of the fruit changes to a brownish purple After the fruit is dried the paper trays are rolled up around the raisins to form a package

Introduction In the 18 th century Spanish missionaries brought their grape-growing and winemaking knowledge to Mexico California and other areas within the United States Other than fresh grapes and wine the missionaries made raisins from Muscat grapes Eventually the San Joaquin Valley in California became the most desirable location for raisin production due to

Mechanically Harvested Raisin Acreage up to Nearly 30%

Jun 29 2020California raisin grape growers continue their steady adoption of mechanical harvesting methods according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports Advertisement Total acreage harvested by mechanical means in 2019 was 44 091 nearly 30% of the state's total raisin-type grape acreage according to the NASS Pacific

Introduction In the 18 th century Spanish missionaries brought their grape-growing and winemaking knowledge to Mexico California and other areas within the United States Other than fresh grapes and wine the missionaries made raisins from Muscat grapes Eventually the San Joaquin Valley in California became the most desirable location for raisin production due to

This final rule amends Marketing Order No 989 (Order) which regulates the handling of raisins produced from grapes grown in California Five amendments were proposed by the Raisin Administrative Committee (RAC) and three were proposed by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Seven of the

JUNE 15 2020 Rural Migration News Covid-19: Implications for Farm Workers 30 percent of the 152 000 acres of California raisin grapes in 2018 were harvested by machine Canes with bunches of grapes are cut and machines with rotating fingers drop the partially dried raisins on to a continuous tray to finish drying into raisins

Sunpreme raisins a hit at the UC Kearney Grape Day 2017 Excitement over the new Sunpreme raisins was evident at UC Kearney Grape Day Aug 8 2017 As soon as the tram stopped dozens of farmers and other industry professionals rushed over to the vineyard to take a close look and sample the fruit

May 11 20182017 California Raisin Grape Mechanical Harvest Report Dan May 11 2018 Industry News Release Nuts Grapes Total acreage harvested by mechanical means was 45 548 just over 30 percent of the State's total raisin-type grape acreage according to the Pacific Region Office of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service

1/ Includes raisin-type grapes Released prior to detailed Grape Acreage Report at the top of this page 2/ Raisin Grape Overhead Trellis Report was initiated in 2007 * In 2014 the name of the California Raisin Grape Overhead Trellis Report was converted to California Raisin Grape Mechanical Harvest Report