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Presentations from muscadine session at Southeastern Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah

The muscadine session at the Southeastern Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference was held this past Saturday, February 12th, in Savannah. It was a well attended and productive session for our muscadine industry. The speakers included Dr. Margaret Worthington from the University of Arkansas, Larry Cagle from WoodMill Winery, Dr. Phil…
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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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Gramoxone (Paraquat) Injury to Young Vines

The school of hard knocks is tough, but lessons learned can be important and they tend to stick.  I encountered an issue in one of our just-planted, on-farm research blocks yesterday.  Vines were collapsing and dying, and symptomatic vines presented a combination of red leaves, and/or leaves with red to…
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