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Standards for Bird Control in Vineyards

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.

Fact Sheet

Impact of Smoke Exposure on Wine

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...

OSU Extension Catalog

Transitioning Grapevines from Cane to Spur Pruning

This video describes how to select canes for developing cordons in the transition from cane to spur pruned vineyards.

By Patricia Skinkis, | Video

How to Deal with a Vineyard Powdery Mildew Outbreak

This article provides a management plan for powdery mildew outbreaks in commercial vineyards.

By Jay Pscheidt, | Article

Given more information about how wine is made, consumers less likely to pay for organic

Jun 25, 2019
Consumers 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.

By Chris Branam | News Story

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.

By Paul Schreiner | Publication

Vineyard IPM - Vaughn Walton

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.

By Vaughn Walton, | Video

Vineyard IPM - Rick Hilton

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.

By Rick Hilton, | Video