Mitigating Risks in Cost-Sharing Machinery and Labor in Small Vineyards in the Southern United States

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Date of Publication
February 22, 2024
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Overview

This factsheet discusses a project that assessed labor and equipment limitations, risks, and benefits of different cost-sharing options in vineyards.

Growing wine grapes is labor intensive. Vineyard owners need options that address a chronic labor shortage during critical growth stages. Labor has become more expensive and increasingly scarce, especially for the small-acreage vineyards that do not have enough work to justify employing an employee year-round. This factsheet discusses a project that assessed labor and equipment limitations, risks, and benefits of different cost-sharing options in vineyards. (8 pages)

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