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Small Fruits News, Vol. 19, No. 2 available now

Please see the following link to view the newest installment of Small Fruits News (Vol. 19, No. 2), 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-Issue2     Of…
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Shoot thinning

As said in the previous post, bud break is upon us in the piedmont and lower mountain regions of northern Georgia. Please pay attention to the cooler temperatures over the next two nights as related to freeze/frost damage of buds; looks like temperatures will be more moderate starting Tuesday and…
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Bud break update

Muscadines: Buds are breaking in muscadine vineyards in Georgia’s coastal plains. We are likely a week or ten days out from seeing bud break in muscadine vineyards in the Georgia piedmont. Bunch grapes: We are seeing buds breaking throughout the piedmont and foothills of Georgia. Bud break is mostly observed…
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Pesticide credits announced for attendees at Seasonal vineyard and pest management conference

All: Eddie Ayers, ANR Extension Agent in Gilmer and Fannin Counties (for two more weeks, anyway… congrats on the retirement, Eddie!) has procured the following pesticide credit approval from the GDA – available for all who attend Tuesday’s meeting at Engelheim Vineyards: –2 hours on a private pesticide license –5…
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FINAL REMINDER: register for the 2019 Seasonal vineyard and pest management conference

One final reminder to please register for the Seasonal Vineyard and Pest Management Conference, taking place from 10 AM to 5 PM on Tuesday, March 19th at Engelheim Vineyards in Ellijay, GA. REGISTRATION CLOSES MONDAY AT NOON. For more information and to register, please visit this link: https://site.extension.uga.edu/viticulture/2019/03/registration-link-and-updated-sponsors-for-seasonal-vineyard-and-pest-management-conference/ Thanks once…
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REMINDER: Seasonal Vineyard and Pest Management Conference in one week!

A reminder to register for the Seasonal Vineyard and Pest Management Conference, taking place from 10 AM to 5 PM on Tuesday, March 19th at Engelheim Vineyards in Ellijay, GA. For more information and to register, please visit this link: https://site.extension.uga.edu/viticulture/2019/03/registration-link-and-updated-sponsors-for-seasonal-vineyard-and-pest-management-conference/   Thanks once again to our sponsors – Helena…
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Extension publications on frost protection and dormant pruning bunch grapes

Dear all: As we near bud break (!!!)… here are two UGA extension publications I have shared on the blog before, but I thought it would be rather timely to share them again now (and they are finally published in all their glory!): http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=B1490&title=Vineyard%20Frost%20Protection Dormant Spur and Cane Pruning Bunch…
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