UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

HURRICANE FLORENCE Update

Dear Farming Community, In the following, we have compiled some information for those of you who experienced damages to their farm due to Hurricane Florence. Our aim is it to assist affected counties and growers as good as possible in the coming weeks and months with information and direct assistance on: The…
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Important Update on the Path of Hurricane Florence

Dear Grape Community,   Hurricane Florence predicted path shifted southwards. The storm is predicted to move along I 95 towards South Carolina and then inland. The Coastal Planes will be affected in the next 24 hours by high winds and heavy rain falls. The Moutains can expect heavy rain falls…
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Muscadine Coordinative Extension Team Building Meeting in North Carolina, Aug 14th 2018

Dear colleagues and friends, I am very happy to announce the first our first Muscadine Extension Team Building effort for North Carolina.   This meeting focuses on developing and building extension teams and to coordinate extension efforts around the muscadine industry in the Southeast. This meeting focus primarily on extension personnel,…
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Bunch Grape Coordinative Extension Team Building Meeting in North Carolina, Aug 6th 2018

Dear colleagues and friends, I am very happy to announce the first our first Extension Team Building effort for North Carolina.   This meeting focuses on developing and building extension teams and to coordinate extension efforts around vinifera and hybrid bunch grape industry. This meeting focus primarily on extension personnel, but we want…
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New Weather Service and Muscadine Grower Survey

Dear all, Weather Updates: We have started a frequent weather and recommendation update, using the AWIS and WINDY weather services with 5 day hourly forecasts for most of the counties in NC, SC, GA, VA, and TN. The frequency depends on predicted weather events. The weather updates are free of…
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