Kids Explain Sustainability

This January, LODI RULES filmed a video where children and grandchildren of LODI RULES farmers and vintners explain SUSTAINABILITY. Watch ten adorable children, without any preparation, give incredibly insightful and often funny views on sustainability.
A special thanks to our wonderful, dedicated LODI RULES families who came together one Saturday afternoon to make this video a reality!  Thank you

Esteemed California Sustainable Winegrowing Program Lodi Rules™ Goes International

(Originally published on Wine Industry Advisor on January 17, 2018.)
Israel’s Golan Heights and Galil Mountain Wineries Achieve Historic Certification
January 17, 2018, LODI, CA – The LODI RULES™ Sustainable Winegrowing Program, created by the Lodi Winegrape Commission and third-party certified by Protected Harvest, is making its first foray into the international market. Golan Heights Winery and subsidiary Galil

Measuring Sustainability

Wines & Vines – Editorial Column
By: Clifford Ohmart
September 2011
“The wine community has embraced the concept of sustainability like no other cropping system. Since the early 1990s winegrowers and winemakers have been committed to moving along the sustainability continuum, from less sustainable to more sustainable. For the most part, progress has been

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association: Launches interactive trade website

Date: April 20, 2011
By: Michelle Rothmeyer
In an effort to provide a more informative, interactive online experience for retailers, restaurateurs, food service personnel and members of the agricultural industry, the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) has redesigned and launched The site focuses solely on the needs of trade members,

Healthy Grown Program Update

March 22, 2011
By: Deana Knuteson, University of Wisconsin – Madison
The “Healthy Grown” potato program has enjoyed continual success since its inception enrolling 4000-6000 acres annually (10-15% of the Wisconsin fresh potato crop).  We have been successful in developing educational tools to help growers advance their practices to use more biologically-based, less toxic practices, to

Lodi Rules Grower: Dempel Ranch Vineyards

By: Ukiah Daily Journal Staff
Date: March 14, 2011
Lodi Rules growers are making headlines!  For example, Dempel Ranch Vineyards was recently featured in the Ukiah Daily journal. Take a look at the article below and learn more about the history of the Dempel operation and why their involvement in the Lodi Rules program is important.

Dempel Ranch

Healthy Grown Video

Healthy Grown Program
February 7, 2011
Are you interested in learning more about the Healthy Grown program that we administer? Check out this video which gives a brief highlight of the certification process and the standards that must be met in order to become Healthy Grown certified.

The Wisconsin Potatoes website has a wealth of useful information