In the shared interest of environmental sustainability, 165 members, representing Washington, Oregon and Idaho, gathered in April for the 2018 LIVE annual meeting. At the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, a variety of topics were discussed: cover crops, fungicide resistance, differences between the maintenance of vineyard land and outlying areas, biodiversity, weed identification and more.
In addition, LIVE unveiled an exciting, innovative outreach during the meeting that had the room abuzz. Slated to hit tasting rooms all over the Willamette Valley, Buzz Box was born from an idea originating in Norway where the world’s first “bee highway” was launched. (Read more in Oregon Wine Press).