UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

Pesticide Credits Available for March 14th Pest Management Workshop

Georgia pesticide license credits will be available for attendees of the March 14th workshop in Tiger, GA. Details here: 3 hours of credit will be given for Category 21 Commercial Applicators, and 1 hour will be given for Private Applicators. Please bring your license numbers to complete the CEU forms….
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Reminder: TWO workshops next week

This is a reminder of TWO workshops that will be held in northern Georgia next week.   March 13th: Winemaking Technical Seminar at Sweet Acre Farms Winery. Sweet Acre Farms Winery, 7570 Bill Wilson Rd, Alto, GA 30510 Details here:   March 14th: Seasonal pest and canopy management workshop…
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Presentations from the 2018 GWP Conference

As promised, here are the presentations from the 2018 Georgia Wine Producers Conference: Jason Burrus: Hybrid winemaking_GWP_Burrus Tony Wolf: Nutrition_GWP_Wolf Annette Boyd: VA marketing_GWP_Boyd Rachael White: VSP retro-fit_GWP-White Cain Hickey: Growing blend_GWP_Hickey Andy Walker: PD-resistant_GWP_Walker Thanks to all of our presenters and all who came out to support and enjoy this wonderful event. Already looking forward…
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February 8th Pruning Workshop update – Sponsorship/Demo

There is a very welcomed update to the February 8th pruning workshop at Cartecay Vineyards: SNA Manufacturing, LLC, based out of Acworth GA, will be sponsoring this event.  SNA Manufacturing ( is a US distributor of several agricultural management products.  The product line that SNA Manufacturing distributes that is pertinent…
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Pruning workshop to be held on February 8th, 2018

Our first workshop of the year, a pruning workshop, will be held on Thursday, February 8th from 10 AM – 3:00 PM. The workshop will be held at Cartecay Vineyards (5704 Clear Creek Rd, Ellijay, GA 30536), and we extend our appreciation in advance to Larry Lykins and his crew…
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‘Paulk’ muscadine cultivar presentation from Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference

I had the pleasure of moderating the “Muscadine Session” this past Saturday at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah. Many of our muscadine industry leaders here in Georgia contributed to this session, including Dr. Patrick Conner (UGA Hort. Dept.), Greg Ison (Ison’s Nursery), and Simone Bergese (Chateau…
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