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Ponding, Plugging, & Pugging: How to Care for Wet Spring Soils

With another long, wet spring on the horizon for the Pacific Northwest, particular attention should be paid to take care of wet spring soils. As rainfall continues, rivers swell, and fields are saturated well into the estimated...

Elizabeth Murphy | Jun 2013 | Article

Hops Fertilizer Guide

Based on soil and tissue test results, recommends amounts of fertilizer and lime needed for hops.

Jul 1994 | OSU Extension Catalog

Monitoring Vineyard Nutrition

This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.

Patricia Skinkis, Paul Schreiner | Dec 2018 | Article

How to establish a wine grape vineyard

While the type of soil is important, location takes precedence when starting a vineyard for wine production.

Patricia Skinkis | Sep 2018 | Article

Wine grape tissue nutrient analysis guidelines for Oregon

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.

Paul Schreiner | May 2019 | Article

Winter Farmscaping – Enhancing Riparian Vegetation along Ponds and Waterways

Farmscaping describes a broad range of activities that improve the diversity of a small farm to enhance the ecosystem services it provides, including enhancing beneficial organisms for pest management. Farmscaping and enhancing farm ...

Elizabeth Murphy | Jul 2013 | Article

Brewing beer? Go a step further and grow your own hops

Don't forget the trellis when you plant beer's necessary ingredient

Kym Pokorny | Jan 5, 2018 | News Story

OSU turns winemaking waste into fiber supplement, food preservative and flowerpots

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials and a nutritional enhancement for baked goods.

Mar 13, 2013 | News Story