Grape Disease Risks: 7/10 – 7/17/2024, slides from last week’s meeting, and captan public comment opportunity

Here are snapshots from the last week, showing the number of days with the risk of each disease: Ph = Phomopsis, PW = Powdery mildew, BR = Black rot, and… Read more

2024 VCE Virtual Vineyard Meetings, starting April 5th at 1 PM

Dear all, We will hold monthly virtual vineyard meetings again this year. A team of researchers at Virginia Tech, Dr. Drew Harner, Dr. Mizuho Nita, and Mr. Tremain Hatch, will… Read more

Spring Viticulture Meetings, 2024

There will be a couple of vineyard workshops focusing on pest management.  These meetings have a hybrid format; you can meet in person or join the meeting through Zoom. Please… Read more

Sentinel Vineyard Newsletter, upcoming Virtual Vineyard Meeting, and SLF survey

Sentinel Vineyard Newsletter Here’s is our newsletter #1 for this year. Virtual Vineyard Meeting Our next Virtual Vineyard Meeting (and will be the last one for the season) will be… Read more

Slides and links from the upcoming Virtual Viticulture Academy podcast

I will post the episode when it becomes available. The presentation slides from past meetings about the sour rot trial I mentioned in the story. Read more

My handouts from the VVA Summer Technical Meeting

Here are my handouts and a link to the material used in my presentations. Read more

Pest Management Guides 2023

Dear all, Here are links to the new Pest Management Guides. It should open a pdf file. If the link becomes inaccessible in the future (it happened last year), please… Read more

Registration link to our monthly virtual viticulture meeting series

Dear all, It looks like the 2023 season has started for many of us. I saw some bud breaks in central VA last week, and our Chardonnay started to open… Read more

Reminder on grape disease management workshops next week

Vineyard workshops from Virginia Tech/VCELink for registration: Disease management and workshops March 29 from 2 PM to 4 PM: Grape Disease Management Workshop, Loudoun Co. Extension office (750 Miller… Read more

Slides from Ohio and Pennsylvania meetings, plus a few announcements.

It was great to see you at the Ohio Grape and Wine and Pennsylvania Wine and Grape Industry Conferences. Here are my slide sets. Ohio: Late season grape rots: identification… Read more
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