Naturally dried bunches of raisins hang on a vine at the USDA Agriculture Research Service center in Parlier. The new raisin grape variety, known as Sunpreme, does not require cane-cutting or drying on paper trays on the ground.
Naturally dried bunches of raisins hang on a vine at the USDA Agriculture Research Service center in Parlier. The new raisin grape variety, known as Sunpreme, does not require cane-cutting or drying on paper trays on the ground. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
Naturally dried bunches of raisins hang on a vine at the USDA Agriculture Research Service center in Parlier. The new raisin grape variety, known as Sunpreme, does not require cane-cutting or drying on paper trays on the ground. CRAIG KOHLRUSS ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

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