This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.
While the type of soil is important, location takes precedence when starting a vineyard for wine production.
Canopy management is critical to successful winegrape production. Canopy management begins with vineyard design and includes decisions about soil, water, cover cropping, fertilization and weed control. Shoot thinning, leaf removal, hedging and crop thinning are also part of canopy management.
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
A summary of the main trunk diseases causing issues in Oregon and management methods.
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.