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Colder weather is on the way

I have heard from a few of you asking about whether or not we will get any cold weather this winter. Never fear, in spite of recent very warm temperatures, a pattern shift in the next week should bring a lot cooler weather to the region. By early next week…
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Grapevine pruning workshop to be held January 28th

A grapevine pruning workshop will be held from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, January 28th at Kaya Vineyards in Dahlonega, GA. Speakers include: Rachael White (vineyard manager at Stonewall Creek Vineyards); Phil Brannen (UGA fruit pathology extension specialist), and Cain Hickey (UGA viticulture extension specialist). Indoor presentations will…
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Names given to PD-resistant grapevine cultivars developed at UC Davis

Please see this link for an update on the names and patent status of five, Pierce’s disease-resistant grapevine cultivars developed by Dr. Andy Walker from UC Davis. https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=223142 These cultivars are of particular importance to grape/wine industry stakeholders throughout the southeastern US where Pierce’s disease remains a pervasive threat to…
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Upcoming educational opportunities for muscadine

To current and future muscadine industry members: There are two, upcoming educational opportunities for learning about current muscadine research and industry updates. The “Muscadine Session” will be held on the afternoon Saturday, January 11 in Savannah, GA. This is an educational session as part of the annual Southeast Regional Fruit…
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