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More typical summer weather expected

The typical summer weather pattern is here and is expected to stay in the area for at least the next couple of weeks. This week looks relatively dry, but scattered daily showers and thunderstorms may hit some fields and miss others under weak steering currents, especially in week 2. By…
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Presentations from summer muscadine conference

Over 40 people attended the 2019 UGA Extension Summer Muscadine Conference, held on July 9th in Athens, GA. Next summer’s conference will be held in Tifton, GA. Three of the six speakers gave presentations using Microsoft Powerpoint. Greg Ison, Patrick Conner, and myself share our presentations below for your reference….
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Mostly dry after weekend showers

Most of the active rain this week will be in the coastal plains and off the coast in the Atlantic Ocean, as a disorganized low pressure center moves through the area. By Monday afternoon, most of the Southeast except for those areas should be drying out, with only small amounts…
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Scattered showers expected for most of next two weeks

The latest forecasts for northern Georgia and surrounding areas show that scattered showers similar to what we are seeing today are expected to continue across the region for most of the next two weeks. These summer storms are very typical for late summer and because they are so scattered, getting…
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Grapevine tissue sampling at veraison

As a follow up to yesterday’s post on scouting your vineyard for system disease and/or nutrient imbalance symptoms… Grapevine tissue (leaf blades and/or petioles) sampling is a good, objective indicator of nutrient status in your vineyard. Many southeastern US vineyards will be entering veraison over the next couple weeks. Veraison…
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