Muscadine Grapes

  • Rainfall has been plentiful this spring and early summer in many areas across the Southeast, which is a considerable change from last year in many of the same areas.  A wet summer can put additional stress on weed management programs and result in escaped weeds that thrive. If you have young, newly planted vineyards make…

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  • Japanese beetle season is upon us. These beetles feed on over 300 species of plants including tree fruits, small fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, and of course, grapes. Japanese beetles can be a severe pest of grapes during the summer, feeding mainly on foliage and (thankfully) rarely on the berries.

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  • There will be a muscadine grower roundtable meeting at Still Pond Vineyard in Arlington, GA: https://stillpond.com/ This meeting is intended to discuss common and major concerns for muscadine industry stakeholders. This will help direct future extension and research pursuits in muscadine grapes. Rachel Itle, Cain Hickey and Patrick Conner from the UGA Horticulture Dept. will be in attendance. This…

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