Testing for soil organic matter helps you monitor soil health over time. Good soil management practices can improve soil organic matter in three to five years.
This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
This is a guide that can be used by wine grape growers to interpret their vine tissue nutrient analysis results to determine nutrient sufficiency, deficiency or excess.
All grapes require heavy pruning to produce fruit, but after the first three growing seasons, different types of grapes need different pruning. Wine grapes and muscadines usually need spur pruning, and American grapes, such as Concord and Thompson Seedless require cane pruning.
Classification and names Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta = Insects (Arachnida = Spiders) Order: The technical name of the orders describes the wings. For example: Coleoptera: “coleo” = sheath; “ptera” = wing; that is, a...
Insects can be found in great numbers in every ecosystem on our planet except for the ocean. There are over a million different identified species of insects in the world, but only an estimated 31,000 identified species of...