Category Archives: Grapes

Grape cane borer

Aaron Taylor and Shelia Long found holes in grape canes as they were pruning. Soon they discovered grape cane borers as well as some other insects inside the holes. For more information on this pest, see http://nysipm.cornell.edu/factsheets/grapes/pests/gcb.pdf

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Replacing missing grapevines

It is important to replace any missing vines in a vineyard so that you maintain maximum productivity. This morning, Ryan Wilson worked with Amanda Gonzales to the Foundation vineyard and note missing and weak grapevines. Ryan and Amanda are students …

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End of the growing season

I expect the grape leaves will fall since the low temperature predicted for today may be in the 20s. GDD base 50 accumulated since April 1 = 3556 http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp Here is a comparison of the GDD base 50 accumulation for …

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