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Topsin Use for Dormant Pruning Wounds

I had a question about use of Topsin M for application to pruning wounds (see label below) and how to best apply this fungicide and others for this purpose. In an ideal world, we could have a sprayer designed specifically to go over the top of the cordons after each…
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Ripe Rot Disease Survey

I know it is Christmas, but if you can take a few minutes (literally about five at max) to fill out this short survey (see link below), it would be be greatly appreciated. We are conducting this survey as part of a grant application, and if we do receive funds,…
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MyIPM Promotional Video

The MyIPM app, developed by multiple universities under the direction of Dr. Guido Schnabel from Clemson University and supported by the Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium, now has a section on bunch grapes. You can readily download this app and use it for identifying diseases, developing spray programs, etc., so…
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Florida Muscadine Meeting Presentations

For those of you who grow muscadines, you might want to review this meeting site. Several muscadine specialists were involved in the meeting, including yours truly, and it provides a good review of the state of the art relative this commodity. Florida muscadine meeting link: https://hos.ifas.ufl.edu/grape/resources/
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Mostly dry week; big cold push near the end of October

This week should be mostly seasonal, with temperatures a little above normal and little rain across central and northern GA and the southern Appalachians this week, although rain chances will increase next weekend. However, the forecast models are showing a potentially big push of cold air moving into the region…
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Dry week once Delta moves out

The remains of Delta should move out of Georgia and the southern Appalachians by Monday night into Tuesday morning. The rest of the week looks like it will be fairly warm but dry. A cold front moving through the region on Friday will return us to cooler conditions and a…
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