UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

Brief comments on delayed pruning

I wanted to briefly share some data from our delayed pruning experiment now that pruning is the primary vineyard focus for many industry members… Hopefully this will provide some “food for thought” as y’all consider your delayed pruning strategies this dormant season. I apologize in advance for the lack of…
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Small Fruits News, Vol. 19, No. 1 available now

Please see the following link to view the newest installment of Small Fruits News (Vol. 19, No. 1), a quarterly publication from the Southern Region Small Fruits Consortium. Small Fruits News is made possible through the collaborative efforts of specialists from southeastern US land grant universities. Vol19-Issue1   Of note…
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Georgia Wine Producers seeks to hire an Executive Director

The Georgia Wine Producers is seeking to hire an Executive Director to lead their mission. Find out more about the position here: www.georgiawineproducers.org/news/2019/1/29/georgia-wine-producers-seeks-executive-director?ss_source=sscampaigns&ss_campaign_id=5c51240f085b410001af8ad5&ss_email_id=5c5126cf364ad5000112a73c&ss_campaign_name=Georgia+Wine+Producers+Seeks+Executive+Director&ss_campaign_sent_date=2019-01-30T04%3A23%3A46Z
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Viticulture Management Poster – available at a conference or workshop near you

Several specialists from southeastern US universities (University of Georgia, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech) collaborated to make a handy, picture- and information-intensive, visually-appealing (thanks to Megan McCoy in the UGA CAES Office of Communications and Creative Services) winegrape vineyard management poster.  The poster is printed on high-quality, waterproof stock, and…
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LESS THAN TWO WEEKS until the Georgia Wine Producers Conference

The annual Georgia Wine Producers Conference will be held on the evening of February 4th (Taste Georgia! reception event) and all day on February 5th (education sessions) at Chateau Elan in Braselton, GA.   PLEASE JOIN US AT THIS EVENT by registering here: http://www.georgiawineproducers.org/2019-conference-registration   We have some great sessions…
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PLEASE take this powdery mildew resistance survey.

Dear bunch winegrape and muscadine growers: You may recall a recent blog post by our resident grape disease specialist, Dr. Phil Brannen, about powdery mildew resistance to QoI fungicides in Georgia … If not, here it is: https://site.extension.uga.edu/viticulture/2018/12/widespread-powdery-mildew-resistance-to-qoi-fungicides-in-georgia-vinifera-grapes/   Dr. Brannen is part of a multi-state team of specialists working…
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