February 2020



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  • UGA Extension Viticulture Blog | Grape Spray Program Design Workshops Disease and insect control are critical components of an IPM program for grapes. Vineyard managers ask questions yearly relative how to set up and administer an efficacious program for management of diseases and insects. In these workshops, vineyard managers will be given the skills and […]

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  • The Muscadine Grape Production Guide for the Southeast was recently published by NC State Extension. Dr. Mark Hoffmann, NC State Small Fruit Extension Specialist, was the primary author and investigator on the project. There were several collaborators, co-authors, and co-editors from UGA and NC State. The project was funded by the Southern Region Small Fruits […]

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  • Thanks to UPL, we now have a Topsin label for pruning wounds in Georgia. Please see the attached approved SLN label for Topsin WSB control of Eutypa Dieback in Grapevines. Note that Botryosphaeria dieback is more prevalent in Georgia, but you will get suppression of Botryosphaeria when you spray for Eutypa dieback. As always, follow […]

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  • Agenda:

    9:30 Registration

    10:00 Disease management considerations for developing a spray program

    10:30 Insect management considerations for spray program development

    11:00 Group work

    12:00 Lunch

    12:30 Group work

    2:00 Group presentations

    3:00 Wrap up and final questions with experts


    Workshop dates, registration contacts and locations are below (maximum of 20 participants per location, so sign up early to ensure a spot):









    Paula Burke at 770-836-8546 or pjburke@uga.edu

    March 3, 2020

    UGA Extension Carroll County Office

    900 Newnan Road, Carrollton, GA

    (lunch provided on site)



    Clark McAllister and Nathan Eason at 706-265-2442 or clarkmac@uga.edu

    March 5, 2020

    Lumpkin County Parks and Recreation Building

    365 Riley Rd, Dahlonega, GA

    (lunch provided on site)



    Ashley Hoppers at 706-632-3061 or 706-645-4426 or aahoppers@uga.edu

    March 17, 2020

    Cartecay Vineyards

    5704 Clear Creek Rd, Ellijay GA

    (lunch provided on site)

    Grape Spray Program Design Workshop Flyer

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