April 2020

  • University personnel and industry members collaborated to develop the newly pubished (today, 4/27/2020) UGA Extension Bulletin: Watson Training System for Bunch Wine Grapes. Here is a link to the publication: https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/files/pdf/B%201522_2.PDF Growers in GA and TX often train Pierce’s disease (PD)-tolerant bunch wine grape cultivars using the Watson System. The extension publication outlines considerations for […]

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  • Frost damage to varying extents has been reported in vineyards in GA, TN, NC, VA, MD, and PA. Spring frost may still be a threat for some vineyards located in more northern growing regions in the eastern US. For example, according to one online source, a 50% chance of 32 deg. F temperatures remain through […]

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  • Frost

    It has been a difficult start to the year for many. Frost has been persistent in this relatively “early” growing season. The most recent frost events have occurred late enough that tissues likely would have been damaged if a frost occurred on a similar calendar date in several previous seasons. On March 5, a blog […]

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