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Birds can feed on ripening grape berries near harvest. Learn how to protect your grapes in a safe and legal manner. Provided by the Oregon Wine Growers Association and Willamette Valley Wineries.
Recent wildfires have exposed grapes in some areas to high levels of smoke that can affect wine quality. While there’s still a lot we don’t know, certain practices can help. Grape growers can identify affected grape lots early and reduce skin contact during processing. These practices may reduce the...
This video describes how to select canes for developing cordons in the transition from cane to spur pruned vineyards.
This article provides a management plan for powdery mildew outbreaks in commercial vineyards.
Jun 25, 2019Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.
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.
Vaughn Walton is an entomologist with Oregon State University’s Department of Horticulture and also a core researcher with the Oregon Wine Research Institute. He works with vineyardists who are growing grapes for this area’s booming wine industry. His team has determined three species of insects responsible for spreading red blotch.
Rick Hilton is an entomologist and Extension researcher with the Oregon Wine Research Institute, based at Oregon State University. His work focuses on three treehoppers that could be vectors of red blotch disease, which can devastate a vineyard.