UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

Viticulture Workshop at Surry Community College, April 17th

Pesticide Credits Available Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00AM-3:30PM Surry Community College, SBVE Building 630 South Main Street, Dobson, NC Pre-Registration Required- Follow the Link Below Registration Fee (includes lunch): $25/person Agenda 10:00 AM – Introduction – NCWA Board Past President Mark Friszolowski 10:05-11:00 AM – Wayne Mitchem/NCSU- Herbicide options for…
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Are we done with frost this year?

Some of you might be wondering if we are past the last frost of the year. The answer, of course, depends on where you are as well as the vagaries of the weather. I pulled out my crystal ball (just kidding, I use weather maps) to see if I could…
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Shoot thinning

As said in the previous post, bud break is upon us in the piedmont and lower mountain regions of northern Georgia. Please pay attention to the cooler temperatures over the next two nights as related to freeze/frost damage of buds; looks like temperatures will be more moderate starting Tuesday and…
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Bud break update

Muscadines: Buds are breaking in muscadine vineyards in Georgia’s coastal plains. We are likely a week or ten days out from seeing bud break in muscadine vineyards in the Georgia piedmont. Bunch grapes: We are seeing buds breaking throughout the piedmont and foothills of Georgia. Bud break is mostly observed…
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