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MARK YOUR CALENDARS – Effective Vineyard Spraying Conference – April 26th, 2018

Please mark your calendars for the Effective Vineyard Spraying Conference.  This event will be held on Thursday, April 26th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Frogtown Cellars. Thanks in advance to Craig and Cydney Kritzer and their staff for hosting this event.   While the growth stage-based vineyard and…
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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: https://site.extension.uga.edu/viticulture/2018/01/vineyard-pest-management-and-spray-schedule-workshop/ 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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Late winter pruning, frost protection, and timely disease and weed management

I have received calls/concerns about adjusting pruning practice based on the warm weather patterns we are currently experiencing. The questions really being asked are “when should I final prune?” and “should I delay prune?” given the high potential for yet another relatively early bud break this year. –When to make…
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Small Fruits Newsletter – grape chores

Please see this PDF for a list of timely “grape chores” that are published quarterly in the Small Fruits Newsletter from the Southern Region Small Fruits Consortium (www.smallfruits.org). UGA Extension Viticulture Team members Dr. Phil Brannen and Mr. Wayne Mitchem have both contributed to this edition’s grape chores.  We thank…
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